Skip to comments.Cruz, not Trump, should lead GOP rebellion
Posted on 03/31/2016 1:28:47 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
I got to meet Texas Sen. Ted Cruz last week in New York City.
Normally after eyeballing a public figure up close, you report back to friends that, hes a lot different in person shorter or taller, friendlier or unfriendlier, aloof or really down-to earth.
Not so with Cruz.
That impressed me.
Besides being, OK, slightly smaller and significantly better looking in person than on TV, the Ted Cruz I saw and briefly spoke with at an off-the-record sit down at my old political club in Manhattan was the exact same one Ive been watching in action for the past several years. He was sincere, unwavering, driven and humorless, with that man-on-a-mission feel we saw in the primary debates.
Cruz clearly isnt a New York politician. He demeanor screams, Bible Belt (hes the son of a baptist minister) and hes far too smooth to be a Northeast politician. New Yorkers have an aversion to slicksters, and Cruz undeniably lends himself to that description. Hes also more conservative than most Republicans in these parts, not necessarily in what he believes, but in what he chooses to emphasize. There are plenty of socially conservative Republicans in New York, but they rarely lead with it.
Cruz goes there.
The biggest knock on Cruz to most Americans is that he was willing to shut down the federal government over the debt limit a couple of years back. A lot of very smart people called that reckless, but in fairness to Cruz, so is adding hundreds of billions of dollars in red ink to our already suicidal $19 trillion debt load. It was a bit of brinksmanship I personally didnt mind....
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Cruz is GoPe.
No he's not. Not even close. Silly to post such nonsense.
Cruz is the only candidate I wouldn’t be embarrassed to see elected. Trump, what a joke. The guy’s credentials as a conservative are laughable.
“Cruz is GoPe.”
A lie repeated often enough ... is still a lie.
Another 2015/2016. They are legion.
We so need someone in the pocket of campaign contributors and not someone who is not. Yes, great idea.
So tired a lie. Can’t you manage pimping anything a bit more believable, like he’s been secretly banging various women in broom closets behind the back of his wife?
Really, you guys are so far into the tank for Trump you are drowning in his bodily fluids.
If he can make it there, he'll make it anywhere....it's up to you New York, New York....
Cruz. He was sincere, unwavering, driven and humorless,///
All the attributes that millions want to vote for
So only billionaires should be able to run for president? Good news for Mike Bloomberg and Bill Gates!
Cruz is absolutely GOPe, taking their money, using their ground network, taking endorsements from Lindsey Graham, Jeb Bush, and a dozen others. Cruz’s plan was to be the candidate in the conservative lane but when Trump crowded him out there, he went to anyone who can help him win.
It’s the facts, plain and simple.
Just working for the compassionate Conservative George W. Bush
Look at whose endorsing him the who whose of the GOPe
Has been for 20 years or so. Heidi too.
Who needs mistresses when you can get this kind of lovin’ from the press?
“Cruz, not Trump, should lead GOP rebellion”
You earn the leadership.
Cruz, and his fans as usual, feel that it’s all one big affirmative action thing and that he is “entitled” to whatever he wants.
He should have thought about that when he P*ssed away last fall hiding off in the corner.
Cruz is GOPe
He’s very accomplished
Reality is gonna hit these Cruzers hard when Jeb, Mitt, and the rest of Ted’s puppetmasters throw him under the bus once his assigned duties to the establishment are completed.
Oily Felito couldn’t lead fat people to a free bacon and donut buffet.
I saw Trump bumper stickers on cars the last time I was in NYC. Upstate is Trump. I don’t know where that will leave Cruz. The city Dems will turn out big, the city Repubs? Hard to say. The rest of NY will be vigorous as this is the first time in generations that our vote can count towards the nominee. Unless they go brokered.
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