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Cruz: “Opportunity Conservatism” is the Only Way Forward

Bear Trax Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 12:26 PM
You see the situation realistically. Liberalism is feel good emotion, the consequences be damn. Conservatism has to compete with that in this over-politicized environment and often can't make the point in the alloted sound bits. It's frustrating, but we're improving with Cruz, Rubio, Paul etc.

January 3, 2013 was an important and historic day on Capitol Hill for many different reasons. And one of those reasons, of course, was because Ted Cruz was sworn in as Texas’s first Hispanic U.S. Senator. It was a momentous and moving occasion -- an event that Americans of all stars and stripes can celebrate. But basking in the limelight -- I suspect -- is not the reason why Mr. Cruz entered public life.

He went to Washington to roll up his sleeves and get to work. Indeed, that...