5 Reasons why the Ted Cruz Filibuster Actually has a Point

Most commentators today are missing the point of the Cruz “filibuster.” Many are acting horrified that a politician would be doing something political. He knows, and has admitted, that Obamacare will not be defunded. He knows he has to stop by the procedural vote. But this is a smart move for Cruz’s supposed political aspirations, and here is why:

  1. The small government base is tired of being told one thing in election season, and the opposite happens when that politician in DC. He is signaling to the base that he is willing to take the ridicule for their ideas. The conversation
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