Keep rocking the boat Ted … Anything that displeases the intelligentia on both sides of the aisle is good for those of us that don’t profit from DC.
Originally posted on The Rio Norte Line:
That would be Senator Ted Cruz from Texas actually doing what he said he would do during his campaign.
I guess it rattles them when the newbies don’t just fall in line with this false sense of “comity” in the “greatest deliberative body”. Since he is Hispanic, I guess they can’t call him racist – so they try to pull the Tailgunner Joe card:
In comments published in the New York Times on Saturday, Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer of California compared Cruz’s accusations about Hagel to those made by former Republican Senator Joseph McCarthy in the 1950s in his hunt for communists.
“It was really reminiscent of a different time and place, when you said, ‘I have here in my pocket a speech you made on such and such a date,’ and of course, nothing was in the pocket,” Boxer said, according to the Times. “It was reminiscent of some bad times.”