February 16th, 2013

Time to get to work…

…on undermining Ted Cruz, says the MSM.

We can’t have any young, smart, Hispanic Republicans now, can we?

15 Responses to “Time to get to work…”

  1. vanderleun Says:

    Absolutely not. Who do those wetbacks think they are?

  2. Sam L. Says:

    Latino Republicans are totally not right! The horror, the horror…

  3. neo-neocon Says:

    They are oxymorons, and therefore morons.

  4. OldTexan Says:

    Yep, and the great thing is that lots of Texans are very pleased with Cruz and we enjoy seeing our guys speak up. We elected him to represent us and that is what he is doing. What a breath of fresh air it is to see some one standing up to the liberal steamroller in Washington.

  5. George Pal Says:

    Two things:

    The gauge for ‘conservative’, ‘opposition’, ‘defiance’, redlines at ‘MSM attacks’. Imagine if the GOP were loaded to the gunwales with this sort. For whatever ultimate outcome politically, watching the yapping heads convulse would still be reward.

    I noticed on the linked page further links to Elizabeth Warren which led me to:

    “I want to note that there are district attorneys and U.S. attorneys who are out there everyday squeezing ordinary citizens on sometimes very thin grounds and taking them to trial to ‘make an example,’ as they put it,” Warren said. “I am really concerned that too-big-to-fail has become too-big-for-trial.” Elizabeth Warren

    I don’t want to make too much of it considering the source, but considering the source, ‘Warren Goes Full Comanche On White Eyes’ just made my morning.

  6. Charles Rubin Says:

    The Senate is not the only legislative body in the world where new members are expected to be restrained and deferential, and there are normally good reasons why members should absorb the culture of the institution before they set out to make their mark in it. However, under present circumstances following those normally respectable informal rules makes new Senators enablers of a way of doing business that has become almost completely dysfunctional. I have no desire for the Senate to be “doing” lots of things, and there is much to be said for deadlock and inaction being the acceptable price of limited government. But the Senate has gone well beyond that point in its inability to perform its most basic functions. If a newcomer lacks respect for the old ways, that is because the veterans have increasingly made them discreditable.

  7. J.J. formerly Jimmy J. Says:

    “’He basically came out and made the accusation about money from North Korea or money from our enemies, and he just laid out there all of this accusatory verbiage without a shred of evidence,’ said Senator Claire McCaskill, Democrat of Missouri.”

    Apparently Senator McCaskill has forgotten about the blatant unaccredited accusations of Mitt Romney not paying his taxes by none other than the courtly Senator Reid. The old double standard coupled with hypocrisy with a capital H.

    I have found Senator Cruz to be effective and courageous in his questioning of both Kerry and Hagel. You go, Ted!

  8. gcotharn Says:

    @J.J. formerly Jimmy,

    Just to note: Cruz DID NOT make an accusation re Hagel and N. Korea. This is what Dems/MSM does: they don’t need a controversial statement: they simply run stuff through their Dem/Media/NewMedia Spin Cycle, and a carefully concocted statement becomes a lie which is then cited for years and years and years, if not decades. It is fully possible that, a decade from now, Dems/Media will be a talk shows and will be recounting the time Cruz “slandered” Hagel. By then, the slander will be accepted truth, such as Clarence Thomas and porn, and GWB and lying us into Iraq.

    At the beginning of her statement, McCaskill inserts the qualifier “basically”. That qualifier enables McCaskill to b.a.s.i.c.a.l.l.y lie about what Cruz said, then, later, if necessary, to claim that she told no lie. The qualifier was fully intentional. Now the MSM/New Media will run the statement through their spin cycle (sort of similar to criminals washing money), and the statement will emerge as “truth.”

  9. parker Says:

    “… they simply run stuff through their Dem/Media/NewMedia Spin Cycle, and a carefully concocted statement becomes a lie which is then cited for years and years and years, if not decades.”

    Sarah Palin claimed she could see Russia from her backyard; we know its true because SNL told us so.

    Cruz may prove a tough nut for the MSM to crack. He seems tenacious, fast on his feet, and not willing to back down. Screw decorum, the senate is a swamp of corruption. We need people like Cruz, Rand, and Rubio to drain the swamp and flush out the fat alligators.

  10. rickl Says:

    Charles Rubin: Great comment.

  11. J.J. formerly Jimmy J. Says:

    gcotharn, thanks for using McCaskill’s statement of “fact” as a telling example of the way they spin things. I copied and pasted the quote from memeorandum after not having watched the entire proceedings. So, I didn’t know if the charge was valid. Only that it seemed no worse, if true, than what other Senators, especially Reid, had done.

  12. Mr. Frank Says:

    It’s time to start undermining Hillary and any other possible Democrat candidate. The RNC and other organizations seem totally inept at fighting fire with fire.

  13. NeoConScum Says:

    Having “Uncle Tom’d” Allen West, it’s on to the NEXT..!

  14. Gary Rosen Says:

    When you hear it from the NYT and WaPo, you know they have the interests of the Republican party at heart!

  15. southpaw Says:

    This isn’t new territory for him. The upset he scored here against David Dewhurst was a fight against an entrenched Republican establishment, where the expectations of getting on board with the program are the same kind of mentality.
    I mentioned in a post a while back he may not be in the clear yet- Dewhurst was backed by the Rove bunch, and they took a big black eye – Dewhurst was a political force here for years and spent 10s of millions in a losing effort. I expect Ted will be watching for knives in the back from the likes of the congenial looking Karl Rove and needs to be careful
    But he’s smart guy and the MSM and Dems in the senate can see he’s not intimidated by their reminders he should sit down and shut up.
    To Barbara Boxer -If he says he has a speech in his pocket, call his bluff, and test out your theory.

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