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Tale of Two Cities

Dan 292 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 5:04 PM
Well done, Mona!! And, Senator Cruz!! There are many tales in which two cities or countries or, for that matter, States could be paralleled with much the same results. And, size matters little! They can be large or small - the comparisons remain the same just as do the principles!

It isn't often that you get reading suggestions from a United States senator, but that's what happened this past weekend for those who attended the National Review Institute's summit meeting in Washington, D.C.

The three-day conclave, part election post-mortem and part revival meeting (that is, reviving conservatism and America), featured a bracing dose of conservative intellectuals along with activists, campaign professionals and office holders. Newly minted Senator Ted Cruz of Texas spoke in his characteristic fashion -- fluidly without notes or podium.

Cruz, while praising Mitt Romney in general and acknowledging that anyone can have a slip of the tongue, zeroed...