Sen. Ted Cruz’s filibuster may have boosted his presidential aspirations, but it also created an opening for such potential 2016 rivals as Rep. Peter T. King, who Thursday called some of Mr. Cruz’s supporters “vile.”“I’m not saying that Ted Cruz is responsible for all his supporters, but he has tapped into a dark strain in the American political psyche,” the New York Republican said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” Mr. King, who has said he is interested in looking at a presidential bid, also called Mr. Cruz a “false leader” who is peddling a “false bag of goods” that’s hurting the
Apparently nobody ever ´splained to Peter that the first thing to do when you´re in a hole is to stop digging. He lost me when he first shot off his mouth about Ted Cruz. The more he talks, the more people he alienates.
Ted tapped into the American strain, you dummy, Peter King. Why don´t you guys get it? We want someone to speak for us, speak firmly, truthfully, intelligently, common sensically, conservatively. Senator Cruz delivers on every note. Most of you so-called Republicans in Washington are about as reliable and valuable as mainstream newspapers.Go, Ted Cruz! I am Ted Cruz!
Petey...at this point you are 12 foot down and still digging. Enjoy what little time you have left sitting in chair...come re election time...The Great Carnack sees someone else in that chair...Bu bye Petey.
Peter King is smoking the "crack" of entrenched elistism". He refuses to listen to the little people who call out for representation because he knows what´s best. He´s been around for so long that you can´t tell him what people he was elected to represent need, because he knows what is best. He´s an insider, doncha know!
Reid and the Dems treat this stuff like blood sport--our team needs to put aside the hypotheticals and start hitting people at the line of scrimmage. No one leaves the line of scrimmage without squaring up and hitting the opposing player.
It´s a playoff game and field position is what you play for till you get to the fourth quarter.
Why are these coward french republican Senators going to let Reid have all day to pass the football? Blitz his boney white bottom every play!!
What we´re witnessing is the desperate attempt of the ruling elites in the GOP to hang on to their power. They have felt entitled to their positions, long having forgotten that they are our servants and why we sent them to Washington. Now they are angry at Ted "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" Cruz for upsetting their little apple carts and, like spoiled brats, are throwing temper tantrums.
Every one of them should be thrown out of office. They have long overstayed their welcome, don´t you think?
#8 is almost certainly correct. Remember when the dims said the Tea Party people spat and used the N word when Nazi Pelosi was walking across the capital grounds? Breitbart offered $100,000 for evidence -- anyone with any video or audio to back up their claims. Nothing was ever provided.
If King received anything profane or threatening, it came from his liberal detractors posing as Tea Party people. But I´d like to hear the recorded messages myself to see if they exist at all.
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The Maggster, 9/27/2013 2:34:14 AM (No. 9538889)
I heard what you said about your fellow Republican Ted Cruz. You´re either really stupid or endeavoring to commit political suicide. Why don´t you do yourself and your fellow Republicans a favor and shut the he11 up!
FTA: "....tapped into a false bag of goods." Are you insane, Peter King? Sen. Cruz was all about truth which is a commodity that you have forgotten along with the rest of the RINO´s willing to follow Obama over the cliff. You have been in the Senate so long you have lost touch with the electorate and you have abandoned any conservative principles you may have claimed to have.
I reject the argument that Sen. Cruz is just trying to score cheap political points to boost his political profile. He understands the danger that Obamacare is to the economy. Not to mention that health care decisions will be made by faceless government bureaucrats dishing out care according to a list of medical codes.
The bottom line is that Mr. King and his fellow RINO´s don´t have to be a part of Obamacare since they have an exemption. You don´t get much lower than that. How about living under the laws that you foist on the rest of us? Of course, that would take men and women of character but they are non-existent in the ruling class that inhabits Washington DC.
´´ ´If you control one-half of one-third of leverage in Washington, D.C., your ability to influence things are also relative to the fact that you have one-half of one-third of the government,´ Mr. [Jeb] Bush said.´´ Poor thinking to put it mildly. The House controls the purse strings. Perhaps Mr. Bush is thinking of the one-half of one-third of the Republican Party controlled by the good old boys.
A ´´...dark strain in the American political psyche’´ isn´t the way I would word it nor point in the direction King is. Instead, I´d say there´s a deeply ingrained evil in American politics that is being exposed to the light of day. It isn´t pretty, but it must be done.
Ted Cruz´s feat of standing and speaking for 21 hours in the Senate and following that up with an interview on Rush Limbaugh´s program is an example of what can be done. The Bible says, ´´For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.´´
I used to like and support Peter King. He gave me pause when he lambasted fellow Republicans for voting against the pork-laden bill for Sandy relief, instead of going after the jerks who did the pork stuffing. He has completely lost me with his attack on Ted Cruz.
Something weird is happening to King, Christie & Boehner. Makes you wonder what is going on. One thing for sure they are not with the people. Maybe it´s the big elite donors, they don´t like the average people or tea party members.
There was a time subsequent to 9/11/01 that I admired Rep King´s stalwart support of national security and his distrust of what he perceived as the threat of so many of the Muslims that live among us . There never was a moment that I wished he would run for president. With his latest rant against Cruz, I really hope he goes very deeply in debt to finance what is sure to be a failed campaign. His eventual opponent in the run up will get all the free ads they need from YouTube.
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