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Supporters of Ted Cruz and Chick-fil-A Break News

bsylvia Wrote: Aug 06, 2012 8:47 PM
Dewhuerst was never really very conservative, I am from Texas, I know his record well, he is just shy of being a RINO.
Bob115 Wrote: Aug 07, 2012 12:13 PM
Facts please! No allegations without facts to back them up. This is not a liberal rag, you know!

Americans keep behaving in ways that baffle the liberal mainstream media. Two examples figured prominently -- or should have -- in last week's news.

One is the runoff primary for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in Texas. Former state Solicitor General Ted Cruz thumped incumbent Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, 57 to 43 percent.

Cruz won even though the Texas Republican establishment, from Gov. Rick Perry on down, endorsed Dewhurst. So did the Austin lobbying community, since Dewhurst as lieutenant governor has run the state Senate for the last 10 years (and, having lost this race, will do...