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Ted Cruz Derangement Syndrome
National Review Online, by Ramesh Ponnuru

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 9/30/2013 10:22:03 PM

This afternoon I got a voicemail at AEI from someone who’d heard me on NPR earlier in the day. I’m leaving out her phone number and name and just sharing her thoughts. Yes, we’re calling from North Carolina having listened to your comments on NPR in the afternoon. And we were just quite stunned to hear you begin your comments with the comment, ‘I am a friend of Ted Cruz.’ Well, I can tell you in all the years that I have been listening to NPR, I’ve never heard any journalist begin commenting about an issue with the — making

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: RPool, 9/30/2013 10:26:05 PM     (No. 9544024)

No comment needed. Out of her freaking gourd. Period.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Urgent Fury, 9/30/2013 10:31:26 PM     (No. 9544026)

The country can´t continue on a path where these types of whackos are a voting majority. Are they? I don´t know.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 9/30/2013 10:38:34 PM     (No. 9544036)

Note the repeat of the phrase "As far as I am concerned"... and then the incredible lack of any concern at all.

Just another $1.98 Leftist.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 9/30/2013 10:46:41 PM     (No. 9544044)

Unbelieveable, but they really do walk among us.
May God protect all those to whom they are a threat.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: tisHimself, 9/30/2013 10:46:43 PM     (No. 9544045)

Wow. One of the half dozen RNC spinsters took time out from their busy day here to call him?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Hazymac, 9/30/2013 10:47:43 PM     (No. 9544047)

For leftists, many of us have noticed that politics takes the place of faith in our Lord. Therefore, the death of their political adversaries is something to be desired and, if it happens, celebrated. Just after Reagan passed away some shot-in-the-ass Democrat fanatic was leaping in joy, and I just about popped him in the nose. Not to do it took every bit of my self-control.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JHSMom02, 9/30/2013 10:56:19 PM     (No. 9544055)

You know, I can understand why some Republicans think Obamacare should just go into effect. When the doodoo hits the fan and all those delusional Obama supporters find themselves paying high premiums, not being able to keep their doctors, and losing jobs or having their hours cut back, it will be interesting to see the incredulous looks on their faces.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Shells, 9/30/2013 11:06:03 PM     (No. 9544063)

Well, "as far as I´m concerned," Ramesh sucked all the fun out of my evening by leaving out the name and phone number of this flaming nut bag.

Not even an email addy.

I could have has so. much. fun.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Libertygal, 9/30/2013 11:23:24 PM     (No. 9544076)

The bad part is, while I would certainly enjoy a few moments of schaudenfreude seeing the realization dawn in the lofo´s as they begin to wake from their kool-aide slumber, I will unfortunately be suffering right along with them.

Copay?! What do you mean by copay?! Obama said we would all get healthcare! He never said we would have to PAY for it! He didn´t, either. Not once. Of course, those of us with a brain knew all along. But, that wasn´t how he got the votes, now, was it? It was what he left out that got him elected. Those of us that tried to tell them, we got labeled all sorts of things, like "terrorists". It is pretty scary though, having to pay those copays!

Instead, however, I feel like kicking every one of them in the shin, personally, for the load of carp they have dumped on this country in the name of Barry Soetoro. Most of them probably have no idea who that even is.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: FormerDem, 9/30/2013 11:37:49 PM     (No. 9544091)

i like Ted Cruz and the more often I see him the happier I am. As somebody pointed out, he is trying to fight. Meantime George Will is as counseling surrender as the wiser course. I hope nxt time he or Henninger does that they will supply historical examples of when people smacked their heads and just walked a mistake smoothly back. I can´t think of one. The fight doesn´t get easier. That is a cowardly fantasy.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Udanja99, 10/1/2013 12:17:01 AM     (No. 9544106)

I have to admit that I would enjoy seeing a few far leftist obese acquaintances being told to go home and lose 100 pounds before the government would allow them any medical care.

But I wouldn´t enjoy it enough to want this disaster of a "law" to survive.

The government has shut down and I´m celebrating!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Deedo, 10/1/2013 12:50:42 AM     (No. 9544127)

This is the tactic of the Left. They demonize _anyone_ that has a differing opinion, facts be damned. And the demonization is to the max, but their buddies not only do not hold their vile behavior against them, quite the opposite, they cheer each other for who can spew the most venom against their enemies.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 10/1/2013 7:38:48 AM     (No. 9544328)

This is something Rush should have fun with today- if he can squeeze it between the promotion of his book or the adoption of his new kitten.

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