Well, Dreier looked like a lock, but I guess the GOP decided a closet case was just too much and went for Blunt instead.
Blunt picked to replace DeLay as US House leader
On the one hand, it's sort of sad. Dreier promised to offer nearly endless hours of amusement. On the other hand, it's sort of poetic for a self-loathing closet case to be rejected by his own gay-bashing party.