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Ted Cruz stirs Republicans, Democrats, and media to the joy of millions

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Republican Senator Ted Cruz has done it again.

He angered both the liberal mainstream media, Democrats and especially the Republican leadership by filibustering a clean bill to increase the federal debt limit.

Now the Hill is reporting Cruz made it mandatory for Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) and “11 other Republicans to vote with Democrats to advance the legislation.”

Millions of conservatives are applauding, taking notice and welcoming what they consider a heroic stance taken by Senator Cruz.

“In the 13 months I’ve been in the Senate it has become apparent to me the single thing that Republican politicians hate and fear the most … is when they’re forced to tell the truth,” Cruz said on the Mark Levin radio show. “It makes their heads explode.”

Already conservatives in two key presidential primary states, Iowa and New Hampshire are planning “a tickertape parade,” when Cruz plans to visit this spring, announced conservative radio host Steve Deace.

“At this point with grassroots conservatives around the country it’s a close vote between who they distrust the most, the president, John Boehner or Mitch McConnell,” Deace broadcasted.

American voters, tired of the corrupt politics of both parties, sees the articulate Cruz as a hero who stands up for transparency, the Constitution and accountability.

“Make no mistake about it, this was their desired outcome,” Cruz said. “A lot of the Republicans wanted exactly what Barack Obama wanted, exactly what Nancy Pelosi wanted, exactly what Harry Reid wanted, which is to raise the debt ceiling, but they wanted to be able to tell what they view as their foolish, gullible constituents back home they didn’t do it.”

The mainstream media quickly jumped on the bandwagon: “Ted Cruz isn’t planning to be in the Senate very long” headlined the Washington Post.

But others countered: “There are a lot of Republicans -- it's not clear how many, but a significant portion of the party's base -- that cheers Cruz on when he battles with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell,” wrote Byron York.

“They want to see a Republican throw a wrench in the Washington spending machine, even if it creates chaos and damages the GOP's standing with independent voters.” “And it is that conviction that is really behind the party's problems; it is why Republicans would not enjoy smooth sailing even if Cruz were to retire tomorrow,” York said.



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