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Obnoxious, but Fun
National Review Online, by Jay Nordlinger

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 9/26/2013 5:28:32 PM

The most obnoxious person in the world is the person who says, “I told you so.” I once had the honor of being Keith Olbermann’s Worst Person in the World. Today, I will be the Most Obnoxious Person in the World. I was thinking about my old friend Ted Cruz. (Who hasn’t been these days?) And some readers have been sending me e-mails: I feel like a parent at a wedding or something, accepting congratulations. I first wrote about Ted back in May 2009, when he was running for attorney general of Texas — a position that, in the end, did not

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: rlcnutter, 9/26/2013 7:01:51 PM     (No. 9538498)

Wow! This is one of the most positive columns I´ve ever read about Cruz. And I like Nordlinger a lot. Good for Jay and for National Review to not go the way of the RINOs.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 9/26/2013 7:28:36 PM     (No. 9538530)

Loved this! Thank you, Jay Nordlinger.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 9/26/2013 8:27:58 PM     (No. 9538592)

I LOVE this guy --- both of them!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Sunhan65, 9/27/2013 1:19:08 AM     (No. 9538859)

Me four! Jay is my favorite NR writer.

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