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Cruz Up Close: Texas Senator Nabs
Claremont’s ‘Statesmanship Award’

PJ Media, by Roger L. Simon

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Posted By:JoniTx, 3/17/2014 6:54:40 AM

It’s hard to believe but Ted Cruz and Barack Obama do have one thing in common. Both have now won awards more for their potential than for their achievements. In Obama’s case, it was the Nobel Peace Prize, an award given to the likes of Yasser Arafat for bringing “peace to the Middle East” and, yes, Al Gore for his maunderings about the weather. In Cruz’s case, it was the Claremont Institute’s Statesmanship Award, previously given to the likes of Milton Friedman and Margaret Thatcher. I leave it to you to decide which is the greater honor, but I was

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mws50, 3/17/2014 7:45:38 AM     (No. 9771872)

Will someone tell Roger that the federal government did not shut down (83% of it never shut down) and Ted Cruz did not cause the 17% of the federal government to shut down. That was all on Harry Reid and his refusal to vote for or against the House bill.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Judy W., 3/17/2014 8:38:37 AM     (No. 9771951)

Click on the article if only for the photo. It looks like photoshopping Ted Cruz´s face on bad guy photos is becoming a trend.

I think very highly of Ted Cruz but I do not want him to run for president. I want someone who has experience as an executive: We´re going to need all the executive talent anyone can muster to undo Obama´s damage and put this country to rights. Also, we need someone who does not provoke a polarized reaction. That doesn´t mean someone less conservative; it´s about personality. Like Scott Walker, maybe.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: enuf8, 3/17/2014 9:18:50 AM     (No. 9772017)

Ted Cruz has shown Statesmanhip---look at the attacks that have Already been hurled towards him by both sides, plus the MSM and he has handled himself with great restraint. He speaks eloquently without Teleprompters and knows the subject. He has not responded to the vile comments towards him with like response.
Executive experience does not make a LEADER. A Leader can delegate, has ideas and capacity to carry through. A Leader does not equivocate. He is true to his convictions and doesn´t change them when the wind changes directions.

So, yes, Senator Ted Cruz is the very best example of today´s STATESMAN!!!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: kate318, 3/17/2014 9:28:54 AM     (No. 9772033)

I want a fighter. Ted Cruz is a fighter.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dudette4freedom, 3/17/2014 11:50:42 AM     (No. 9772223)

i prefer Cruz as SCOTUS judge or as Secretary of State or Defense or any other high level position. He is a great senator too, but if he chose to leave the senate that is where i woud like him to be. I wouldnt mind him as president either but thinking where can he be put to have the most long lasting effects andluence?

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