Ted Cruz, the upstart McCarthyite from Texas, recently referred to his fellow Republican senators who might disagree with him on certain issues as “a bunch of squishes.”


Conservative columnist Jennifer Rubin responds to such invective THUSLY:


It is a shopworn technique of hard-line conservatives to declare themselves men and women of principle in contrast to those other Republicans — the ones, you know, who pass legislation and try to represent their constituents. It is both self-serving (presuming principles are of no matter to opponents) and lazy in that it is always easy to say no, ridicule compromise and remain pristine ...

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Ted Cruz, the upstart McCarthyite from Texas, recently referred to his fellow Republican senators who might disagree with him on certain issues as “a bunch of squishes.”

Conservative columnist Jennifer Rubin responds to such invective THUSLY:

It is a shopworn technique of hard-line conservatives to declare themselves men and women of principle in contrast to those other Republicans — the ones, you know, who pass legislation and try to represent their constituents. It is both self-serving (presuming principles are of no matter to opponents) and lazy in that it is always easy to say no, ridicule compromise and remain pristine ...

Read more