When Craig Mazin first met his freshman roommate, Rafael Edward Cruz, he knew the 17-year-old Texan was not like other students at Princeton, or probably anywhere else for that matter. (Snip) By Mazin’s account and those of multiple members of Princeton’s class of 1992, the Ted Cruz who arrived as a college freshman in 1988 was nearly identical to the man who arrived in Washington as a freshman Republican senator in 2013: intelligent, confident, fixated on conservative political theory, and deeply polarizing.
Comments: The hit jobs will keep coming, hard and fast, as Cruz is the greatest threat the Dems face, by far. Scroll down for some positive comments. Headline corrected by staff
Like they did with Romney, they will try to make TC (or any other Republican) an impossible alternative to the lovely, wonderful Democrat candidate, whomever that may be. Low information voters focus on likeability and puppies, and are easily distracted.
I´ll bet the Criminal Liberal Media can even find every Cruz classmate all the way back to kindergarten.
The Left will always tell you who they are scared to death of.
No. 1 Debater in the country. I suspect that Cruz could mop the floor with any Lib he goes up against.
Cruz has held his beliefs all of his life, apparently, and he´s not moved an inch. That´s what we need right now.
And yea, the hit jobs will keep coming, but I predict that Cruz can stand up against anything that´s thrown at him. He had some pretty ugly stuff thrown at him here in Texas when he ran for the Senate, and you see what margin he was elected by.
To me, the fact that he hasn´t changed as a person since college is a big plus. I hate politicians who test the wind before taking a stand. I´m dismayed to read that Rand Paul´s people are behind the questioning of Cruz´s being eligible to run for President. None of the Democrats brought it up about Stinky and it bothers me that the back-stabbing has begun over non-policy issues.
I can imagine the phone call from one of Hillary´s toads to the DB: "hey--it might be a good time to start getting the word out about Cruz--he is a dangerous right-wing nutcase, you know. Talk to this guy Mazin--I happen to have his number--he is to be trusted. We think Cruz is ´creepy´--don´t you think that is good word to describe him? Bye--see you at the party tonight. Come over and I´ll introduce you to Hillary--but please don´t look her in the eye--she hates that."
Cruz is a gem whose points of view should be heard during the primaries. Do not let the MSM pick your candidate or Palinize your candidate. This is what is starting to happen. When are republicans and independents going to get this? The dems want another McCain, Romney. Let all of the points of view be heard.
it is kind of amusing. The democrats cannot challenge Senator Cruz´s eligibility because Obama is NOT eligible, either.
Senator Cruz has, accurately, claimed himself to be a citizen of the United States, but it will take a republican to ask Mr. Cruz if he is a Natural Born Citizen: Cruz should ´know´ since he´s a constitutional scholar.
As I understand it (I don´t listen to Hannity), Sean ask Senator Cruz, straight up, if he was eligible, and Cruz´s answer was,"I´ll leave it up to the people to decide that."
The best, most effective weapon against this is LAUGHTER. Libs are so thin-skinned that if RNC, GOP leaders would get some really good, crafty writers to help them with some devastating comebacks.....it could be very very effective. As it is, the DB knows the RINOs are simply grinning at this article. Hopefully, friends of Cruz from his Princeton days will happily step up and call FOX for an interview opportunity.
~~More than anyone I knew, Ted seemed to have arrived in college with a fully formed worldview,” Butler College colleague Erik Leitch said. “And what strikes me now, looking at him as an adult and hearing the things he´s saying, it seems like nothing has changed. Four years of an Ivy League education, Harvard Law, and years of life experience have altered nothing."~~
Imagine that? He has standards~ and they could not change him! Praise be!
"politically extreme... deeply polarizing... fixated on conservative political theory... nothing to learn from anyone else... abrasive, intense, strident, crank, arrogant, creepy, calcified thinking,.. dangerously impervious to facts, reality and a changing world." Really? Is that all? Sounds like a man who knows who he is, knows where he´s going and knows who he wants to take with him. Go Ted!
Sounds like a man we need in the WH. Ask these reporters if they have ever talked to someone who knew Hillary in high school or college and what they thought of her. We still haven´t had ANYONE come forward who knew Barry or Michelle anywhere or anytime. Strange!!!
Is Mazin still upset because Ted Cruz chose to have a different roommate after one year at Princeton. Didn´t seem to have a problem the remaining years with another intellectual who was No.2 nationally after Cruz was No. 1 on the debate circuit. Cruz and his 3 yr. roommate at Princeton continued to be roommates at Harvard. Mazin´s sounds like he was a bit jealous of Cruz.
To read this is to giggle throughout at the code words inserted in the piece. Bravo #14. You get it. That should be the response to Oprah´s Trayvon is Emmett Till meme, anything that Sharpton says, Chuck Schumer, the President all of them. Derisive laughter in fact. Like Gertrude Stein allegedly said about Oakland, "There is no there, there." Embrace it, get called names and laugh some more. You can´t make this stuff up!
Our Tea Party played a major, major part in gettig Ted to the runoff. He won in our County in the Primary by the biggest margin of anywhere in the State. I heard him last night and this morning on the Radio and wondered if we really fired the first shot in breaking the bods of Centrist Government?
#1, one classmate of BO has written a number of articles, you can find them at American Thinker. As usual, Big Media never has shown an iota of interest in even questioning the wide expanse of mysterious emptiness in BO´s REAL biography.
#6, yes, the GOP has got to resolve the cannibalism going on within the Party, as this delights the Dem/Lefties. Presidential aspirations must, MUST, be set aside for much more immediately urgent goals: We must retain the House, get control of the Senate, and increase the number of governorships.
#8: good one!
Hillary started the "birther" thing in ´08.
#22, Hillary was raised in a "Republican" home. At Wellesley, her radical Leftism was calcified; she wrote her senior thesis on Alinsky (something which we are not allowed to see). Has her ideology changed? How about BO´s? he apparently became radicalized early on, maybe on mama´s knee, or on Frank Marshall Davis´s...
We know that the leftwing Big Media will target any and every potential candidate whom they see as a threat to their goal of making sure BO et al accomplish the "complete transformation" of our Republic.
Simultaneously, they fawn over the "moderates", i.e., people whose beliefs can be tossed willy-nilly by the winds of opinion, unmoored by reasoned convictions.
FTA: “And what strikes me now, looking at him as an adult and hearing the things he´s saying, it seems like nothing has changed. Four years of an Ivy League education, Harvard Law, and years of life experience have altered nothing."
If it ain´t broke, don´t fix it! I know, it´s a waste of time saying this to a liberal.
So, the lefty journolistas can dig up classmate and roommate dirt on Ted Cruz--who has not even declared himself a candidate--but can´t find a single classmate or roomate of Urkel´s time at Occidental, Columbia, or Harvard after 6 years?
Bet Ted Cruz, never slept in the same room with a cross dresse, nor, sat hip to hip with a Pocky-Stanny man friend, on a couch. BTW I thought Slick Willie already had the title Creep..is that not what his girl friend Monica Lewinsky called him "Big Creep"...just saying.
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