Ted Cruz: Square Dude On The Square…and Designated Driver

January 2, 2016
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He’s square, he’s socially awkward, his voice is too high, he’s not particularly telegenic, he’s a lot of things that don’t really matter when principled, unwavering leadership is the job description.

Political watchers are still scratching their heads about Donald Trump’s soaring poll numbers. Why, they ask? He’s blunt, he’s talking free market capitalism prosperity; strong, relentless defense; making America great again. Ted Cruz is very likely to win the Iowa caucus, and for all the same reasons.

One is the colorful BMOC frat boy with a somewhat out-of-control hunger for making headlines. But his thing about “doing deals” makes his principles a little “flexible.” The other is inflexibly himself and doesn’t do dealsand he’s probably the one you want for designated driver when everyone else is facedown in the spiked punch. Take your pick.

One Response to Ted Cruz: Square Dude On The Square…and Designated Driver

  1. Principle, not personality | Dittoville on February 25, 2016 at 2:23 pm

    […] for the one who we think will best represent us. In these quarters, it’s Cruz because he is rooted in the immutable principles that can return us to sanity. That scrappy, stubborn adherence to […]

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