Apr. 21, 2016 By Jack Jodell.
Like far too many of today’s Tea Party-infested reactionary Republicans, Texas Senator and presidential wannabe Ted Cruz is often much too self-absorbed and self-centered for this blogger’s liking. From his “notice ME!” grandstanding efforts to shut down the federal government to his latest whining about the sacrifices and hardships he has had to endure during his soon-to-be-aborted run for the White House to, really, his entire career in the Senate, this opportunistic blowhard has shown an appalling lack of sensitivity toward not only his Senate colleagues but also toward his fellow citizens as well. Here is what this selfish crybaby Cruz addressed to his campaign staff:
“You see, running for President of the United States is a significant sacrifice. Only by the grace of God – and with unwavering help from wonderful supporters like you – have we reached this point – on the verge of capturing the Republican nomination.
And while I’m on the verge of victory, I need to share something with you.
The sacrifices for our campaign are steep, but I’m proud to be making them on your behalf:
The constant attacks never stop. The liberal media, Hillary Clinton, and Donald Trump know the best way to defeat me and score another win for the Washington cartel is to tear me down. I face a constant barrage of political and personal attacks daily.
Time with my family is non-existent. Spending almost every day on the campaign trail means precious little time spent with my wife, Heidi, and my daughters – the very family that gives me the motivation and drive to fight.
Health and sleep are limited. Fighting morning and night for the future of our country means long nights and early mornings resulting in little or no sleep.
Personal time is not possible. You think of this the least, but as a candidate, my days are no longer my own. Days start before dawn and don’t end until early the next morning. There is almost no personal time when you run for president.
Friend, let me be clear. I’m willingly making these sacrifices, despite the high cost…” What a load of sanctimonious, hypocritical nonsense! I haven’t read such self-serving,wallowing in self-pity bullshit since I long ago read Richard Nixon’s pathetic Six Crises. Perhaps Cruz can’t be fully blamed for his delusional views: after all, he was raised by a wacko father who brainwashed him into believing that the elevation of his son Ted to the presidency would herald the second coming of Christ – God forbid! Thankfully,most people see the insanity of Ted Cruz’s deluded extremism. .
One Senate colleague, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, had enough of Cruz’s self-pitying bellyaching. She deservedly lowered the boom on him two says ago in a Twitter rant, which I am quoting here:
“Yesterday @TedCruz sent a campaign email whining about the “significant sacrifice” he’s made to run for President. .Are you kidding me, @TedCruz? We’re supposed to pity you because trying to be the leader of the free world is hard?! 2 words: Boo hoo…Know whose health is limited? Workers w/ no paid leave who can’t stay home when sick or caring for kids. @TedCruz won’t support it..Know whose sleep is limited? Working parents who stay up worrying about getting kids thru college w/o big debt. @TedCruz blocked #refi…Know who gets no personal time? People who work 2 min wage jobs to support their families. @TedCruz opposes giving them a raise..Know who gets no family time, @TedCruz? Moms w/ unfair schedules who drop kids at daycare & find their hrs cancelled. @GOP won’t help..Know who’s facing ‘constant attacks,’ @TedCruz? Hardworking American immigrants, Muslims, LGBT folks, women. Your constant attacks..And @TedCruz? Working people work more, get paid less, can’t save, get mistreated, struggle with illness & family – but they don’t whine..They don’t throw tantrums or try to shut down their workplace because they don’t get their way – & then turn around & demand promotions..You chose to run for President, @TedCruz. You chose to make your “sacrifices.” Working people don’t have a choice..Hey @TedCruz: Maybe you should spend less time complaining about your ‘significant sacrifices’ – & more time doing something about theirs.”
HATS OFF TO ELIZABETH WARREN! She nailed this scoundrel as he deserves to be nailed! Her words should serve as a warning for ALL warring Progressives to UNITE behind and VOTE FOR whomever gets the Democratic Party’s nomination for President this year, be it Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton, to prevent the disastrous election of charlatans like Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, or John Kasich to that high office!
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