Ted Cruz

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Apart from just sending millionaires checks, it's hard to think of a tax cut more targeted to the ultra-rich."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
"It shouldn't have taken outrage from us, congressmen, and the community for...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Beto O'Rourke
"I think he's trying to play upon the worst impulses of this country," the...


Smarmy weasel Ted Cruz has joined the pious noise about "patriotism" engendered by McCain's death: He just released an ad deriding nemesis Beto O'Rourke's thoughtful, eloquent support for NFL protesters, dragged out a Dr. Strangelove-ish vet who " gave his legs for this country" but would stand if he could, and urged fans to write in declaring #WhyIStand. His jingoism notwithstanding, he's still a loser: a startling new poll puts O'Rourke one slim point behind.