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Cruz: “Opportunity Conservatism” is the Only Way Forward

Kelsonus Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 10:34 AM
"First you win the argument, then you win the vote, Margaret Thatcher famously admonished. Republicans did neither." When we let the 'establishment' choose our candidate, an establishment of RINOs, what did we expect? Where is the debate? Where is the argument from the GOP?

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...