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Cruz: “Opportunity Conservatism” is the Only Way Forward

Captain-Jeff Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 10:15 AM
I'm willing to watch and wait, but not negotiating with Obama is not the same as LEADING! Leadership requires skills, ideas, and commitment--Boehner is lacking in all three, and has shown himself to be untrustworthy.

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...