The liberal media are obsessed with Texas’s freshman senator Ted Cruz. The most recent outbreak includes a Daily Beast hit piece about his “creepy” college years at Princeton, as well as a flurry of articles about whether his Canadian-American dual citizenship could complicate a potential run for the White House in 2016. The Left’s animosity toward Cruz is approaching hysterical levels not seen since John McCain chose Sarah Palin as a running mate. His oratorical prowess and Ivy League pedigree have stunned some liberals, whose natural instinct is to smear popular conservatives as anti-intellectual, but it hasn’t stopped a number of
What really bothers the left about Cruz is that he is consistently polite and respectful. His positions are logical and reasonable and he is willing to defend and promote them. If liberals are so very sure that their positions are correct then why are they so unwilling to stand and defend them or even allow open discussion ?
If they could win on the facts they wouldn´t need to stoop to personal attacks on the man.
I like Ted Cruz. He´s upsetting all the right people. Why is it that the left and some on the right have to destroy the opposition? It is not enough that they disagree with Sen. Cruz´s position on any given issue, he must be destroyed, utterly destroyed. The left is at war with us. Until we decide to fight back and fight back hard, they will win. Republicans don´t seem to want to fight back so when an alpha Republican appears, it scares the dickens out of them. Man up guys or get out of the way. Cruz is a leader and a fighter.
This should not be the reason Ted Cruz refrains from running.(There may be others). No one will dare take his eligibility to court. If ANY court takes up the case it will end up essentially declaring the 0bama Presidency null and void. They will never go there.
Politico’s Evan Thomas warned that Cruz’s intellectual strength made him a particularly “dangerous” figure. “You need to watch this guy, because there are a lot of demagogues out there, but not that many who are that smart. He is really, really smart, and that makes him potentially dangerous,”...
Following Thomas´ logic, smart people are dangerous. Is Thomas admitting that he and those who criticize Cruz are not very smart? You have to love it when liberals get incoherent.
Why, it´s almost as if there were a coordinated attack by the MSM on Cruz. Conservatives should realize that when dims/marxists/media go to this much trouble to attack someone, it´s because they fear them. See also: Sarah Palin
Now if we can just silence Rove and the other Old guard Republicans who don´t want change and who don´t represent us, only their own careers, it will be great. They will be no help as Cruz gets the Palin treatment. The libs are right to sense danger, however, this man has the oratorical skills that Bush lacked, as well as the fire in the belly.
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Robert Jones, 8/22/2013 10:29:44 AM (No. 9485841)
As far a the citizenship of Cruz vis a vis Obama. "If conservatives think Obama should not be qualified, they should be consistant and say Cruz is disqualified." BUT. Cruz has been forthright about his birth. Obama has lied to us and never come clean. Totally different situation.
To understand today´s liberals, one needs to study the history and tenents of communism. Communism has changed its name, but not its credo. The left has successfully did away with the terms "communist/communism," and disguised their motives and agendas with new names. Not unusual in a tyrannical regime.
Let´s be clear. The stories floated this week didn´t come from the left. They were floated out by the establishment republicans who live in fear of anyone who has power and a world view that doesn´t filter through the beltway. The Bush loyalists don´t fear Obama---- kinda looks like that New World Order Thing----but they fear a Reaganesque Kempian free market populist. So expect more of the usual whisper campaign from the easily identifiable Rove lovin, Palin and Cruz hatin status quo black turtleneck and merlot voices. ABB
#13 is right - Cruz is more Reaganesque. If Republicans want to become successful again, they better hold on to the Reagan legacy. I believe that Reagan won 49 states in his re-election bid in 1984. No one since then, in either party, has come close to that statistic, so why wouldn´t Republicans want to find someone who could duplicate that accomplishment?
#5, it is ironically amusing to see the lefties like Evan Thomas inadvertently admit that they are stupid. It takes a lot of guts to leave that statement hanging out there for the world to see.
I have come to the conclusion that the left is afraid of people like Cruz and Palin because strong character and the willingness to stand for moral principles is enough to fill their depends for years to come.
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