"Okay, we've got two pending nominations, John Kerry and Chuck Hagel," he said in responding to a question at the National Review Institute summit in Washington. "Both of whom are very prominently -- "
Cruz took a pregnant pause. "Anti-us?" said a moderator.
"Less than ardent fans of the U.S. military," he continued.
Chickenhawk (also chicken hawk and chicken-hawk) is a political term used in the United States to describe a person who strongly supports war or other military action (i.e., a War Hawk), yet who actively avoided military service when of age.Considering that we have been a several wars since Sept 11th., Ted Cruz is certainly of age to have served our country in Iraq or Afghanistan in the past and is frankly still young enough to sign up.
The term indicates that the person in question is hypocritical for personally dodging a draft or otherwise shirking their duty to their country during a time of armed conflict while advocating that others do so. Generally, the implication is that chickenhawks lack the moral character to ask others to support, fight and perhaps die in an armed conflict.
Given that he made a spectacle of himself voting against Hagel he now has drawn eyes on himself. Obviously Cornyn had to vote against him as he is old guard Republican needs be keep in the good graces of the Texas Tea Party and his buddy Ted Calgary Cruz.
Fox news was crying waa eaa about it after Rachel Maddow. Ha ha, then the video is removed!
Where is bubbanomics when I need him!!!!!
I wrote this yesterday and saw there was interest. So I am back at it.
Ted Cruz = chicken hawk
A look at Ted Cruz's wiki reveals that he was send to segregating "faith schools". established after LBJ's Civil Rights Act of 1964.
LBJ predicted the loss of the Dixicrats to the Republicans and it happened. But LBJ was a brilliant man if a very flawed man. He knew that in time the Dixicrats would fade out in time. But they won't if they keep reproducing.
Cruz and his wife, Heidi Nelson Cruz, have two daughters, Caroline Camille and Catherine Christiane. Cruz met his wife while working on the George W. Bush presidential campaign of 2000. Cruz's wife is currently head for the Southwest Region in the Investment Management Division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. and previously worked in the White House for Condoleezza Rice and in New York as an investment banker.Ted Cruz.. "Less than ardent fans of the U.S. military,"Hardee har har indeed!
Little Teddy was catering to the greatest draft dodger of all W!