Ted Cruz scares Democrats because he will fight back against the smears, unlike McCain or Romney.Meet Democrats’ Newest Republican Crush: Ted Cruz?!?!
Their distaste for his antics and his radical ideology is undoubtedly genuine. But Democrats are also thrilled that someone with those — should we call them qualities?— has emerged after the rout in 2012 as a Republican powerbroker in his own right, in a party whose leadership is too weak and timid to control him. And, the greater his stature in the party, the more harm they believe he’ll do to the GOP nationwide, whether or not he runs for president in 2016.
We need someone who will get down in the mud with the enemy.