Liberals don’t like Ted Cruz, but they’re rooting for him, because they feel he’s going to destroy the Republican Party. What they ought to be feeling is this: profound embarrassment.
Ever since his unexpected primary win over an establishment-backed lieutenant governor in 2012, Cruz has been a source of great frustration to the Republican establishment. The conservative base is crazy about him for this very reason. It’s why the junior Senator from Texas has become the most influential politician in Washington.
My must read of the day is “Another Misguided Cruz Missile,” by Kimberly Strassel in the Wall Street Journal.
Are coloring books communist propaganda? Is it a sin to misspell one of the Ten Commandments? Does my ex-girlfriend ever gaze out into the starry yonder and ask, “What if?”
Thanks to Really Big Coloring Books, Inc., there is now a coloring book devoted to U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R.-Tex.).
Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) criticized the constitutionality of Obamacare in an interview with Newsmax published Monday, but said that the question of impeachment is out of his hands.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) introduced a bill Thursday that would require the secretary of state to offer a reward of up to $5 million for information on the Benghazi terrorist attack or information that would lead to the capture of a suspect.
My must read of the day is “Immigration Bill’s Fate Murky on Eve of Lobbying,” in the New York Times.
Looking for a distraction from the government shutdown and debt ceiling debate? I urge you to read Vanity Fair’s latest advertisement for “The New Establishment,” a list of “50 Titans Disrupting Media, Technology, and Culture,” the century-old magazine’s annual mash-note to the rich and powerful and self-satisfied. These disrupters innovate technologies, set the trends, define the limits of acceptable conversation in culture and politics and society, and pour money into the network of liberal foundations and Democratic campaigns around which our world is increasingly organized. They are the winners in the cognitive lottery that is the New Economy, the men and women creating and shaping, by accident and by design, the “New Feudalism” described so well by Joel Kotkin in The Daily Beast. It’s good to know their names.
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle used the Sunday shows to attempt to shift blame as a government shutdown looms.