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View Diary: Don't Laugh. Rep. Pete King (R-N.Y.) Urges GOP To Declare War On Ted Cruz. Stop Laughing. (284 comments)

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  •  BTW (5+ / 0-)
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    grover, ssgbryan, mikejay611, SoCalSal, kyril

    I listened to the local conservative radio station this morning where I live (South Dakota) and the host opened the phones for about an hour for feedback on Ted Cruz and whether of not Cruz was a hero or a goat during the govt. shutdown.

    The result: callers were almost 4 to 1 in support of Cruz and many commented on how impressed they were in his leadership skills.

    The consensus seems to be this:  baggers detest Obama and despise Obamacare --they are looking for a bare knuckles street fighter.  The wingnuts are willing to suffer a bloody beating if it looks  like the brawler might be able to land a shot at the champ (even though they will lose the fight!).

    Delusional, this bunch.

    •  One thing I learned sparring (1+ / 0-)
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      is that "looking like a fighter" doesn't make you a fighter.

      It's the pretty guys you have to be wary of -- those are the ones people can't lay a glove on.  A guy with a smashed-up nose and scarred face might look tough to someone who doesn't know better, but he looks that way because he's spent too much time as someone else's punching bag.

      So lets hope the Tea Party keeps backing guys who look like bare-knuckles fighters.  They put their faith in Cruz and got handed a humiliating defeat.  Let them do that again and again.

      I've lost my faith in nihilism

      by grumpynerd on Thu Oct 17, 2013 at 08:21:41 PM PDT

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