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  •  What Cruz is doing by pushing this plan (3+ / 0-)
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    smartalek, RadGal70, Hohenzollern

    for certain failure is promoting himself with free publicity to set himself up to tell his voters, "I fought for YOU!"  

    Despite this claim being completely false, they'll believe it - that he's a hero, one vanquished in a holy battle for freedom - like the Southern heros of the Civil War.  

    History, of course, will not believe it, and he'll go down as a George-Wallace-at-the-schoolhouse-door type. attempting to stop his constituency from receiving health care.

    "In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican." - H. L. Mencken

    by SueDe on Thu Aug 01, 2013 at 11:12:01 AM PDT

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