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Video: Has the shutdown fight dimmed Ted Cruz's standing in the GOP?

There are 37 comments on the CBS News story from Oct 11, 2013, titled Video: Has the shutdown fight dimmed Ted Cruz's standing in the GOP?. In it, CBS News reports that:

CBSNews.com Executive Washington Editor Steve Chaggaris talks with RealClearPolitics Political Reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns about the role of tea party lawmakers like Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in the shutdown fight, and whether their hardball tactics have won any friends within the GOP.

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“Happiness comes through giving”

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#21 Oct 11, 2013
Canon wrote:
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I don't even believe that. I remember one account of a women coming here to get treated because she was having to wait to long for treatment, if she hadn't come to this country she would have died. I've heard many more similar accounts. I think your full of bull.
As are you.

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#22 Oct 11, 2013
Canon wrote:
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No games, the real deal. A politician actually doing what he was voted to do!!! And the people cheer!!
That's not cheering you hear for the Cruz missile. They're yelling for him to shut his arrogant puss.
This demagogue needs to be put on Cruz control. But fear not. There's always Michele Bachmann and her psychotic rants.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#23 Oct 11, 2013
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>That's not cheering you hear for the Cruz missile. They're yelling for him to shut his arrogant puss.
This demagogue needs to be put on Cruz control. But fear not. There's always Michele Bachmann and her psychotic rants.
not for much longer...that embarrassment to our state is finally leaving!! i feel bad for wherever she ends up, but not bad enough to try to get her to stay here....

“My Commander-in-Chi ef!”

Since: Jun 07

Obama got Osama!

#24 Oct 11, 2013
Wow that truckers protest sure did turn out to be the major dud that the tea-bagger movement has always been, LOL!
They were supposed to shutdown DC… about four redneck idiots showed up… LOL, you gotta love it, LOL!
Canon

Texarkana, TX

#25 Oct 11, 2013
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>That's not cheering you hear for the Cruz missile. They're yelling for him to shut his arrogant puss.
This demagogue needs to be put on Cruz control. But fear not. There's always Michele Bachmann and her psychotic rants.
Yak all you want, but these are patriots! Too bad you aren't.
Sterkfontein Swartkrans

Warrington, PA

#26 Oct 11, 2013
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>As are you.
I spend a lot of time in Canada and Europe and I have never met one person that would trade their health care system for ours. The only people that bitch are the whiny rich and that's because they don't get the priority they imagine they deserve!

Since: Aug 12

Buffalo, NY

#27 Oct 11, 2013
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>You're getting warm.
i have experience clubbing Canadians with hockey stick....so if you need a volunteer...

Since: Aug 12

Buffalo, NY

#28 Oct 11, 2013
Sterkfontein Swartkrans wrote:
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I spend a lot of time in Canada and Europe and I have never met one person that would trade their health care system for ours. The only people that bitch are the whiny rich and that's because they don't get the priority they imagine they deserve!
My experience with Canadians as well

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#29 Oct 11, 2013
Buffalo Bull wrote:
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i have experience clubbing Canadians with hockey stick....so if you need a volunteer...
Stand by. If the Cruz creature continues his self-serving lunacy much longer, we may ask you to, um, provide certain services.
Cat74

Barrington, IL

#30 Oct 11, 2013
A politician doing what he was elected to do!! No wonder Democrats don't recognize what Cruz is doing. They go to Washington to rabble rouse, and fill their pockets with taxpayer hard earned money. I must say I am enjoying seeing them stopped in their tracks by a handful of Republicans. If only we could keep them at the Gate for a couple more years!!
Responsibility

Petaluma, CA

#31 Oct 12, 2013
Cat74 wrote:
No wonder Democrats don't recognize what Cruz is doing.
Catboy, seems the poll numbers are way way way down for the republicant party so should we give that "credit" to Cruz?- Romney?- or Bush?
Fire the GOP

San Jose, CA

#32 Oct 12, 2013
Cat74 wrote:
A politician doing what he was elected to do!! No wonder Democrats don't recognize what Cruz is doing. They go to Washington to rabble rouse, and fill their pockets with taxpayer hard earned money. I must say I am enjoying seeing them stopped in their tracks by a handful of Republicans. If only we could keep them at the Gate for a couple more years!!
Last I check Cruz still gets paid during the government shutdown. And I don't have proof but I wouldn't be surprised if he's taking advantage of his taxpayer paid government healthcare benefits which are very good compared to the private sector. I guess that makes him a Dem? Pfft...No. he's your typical GOP TEA RINO - say one thing, reap the financial benefits from the taxpayers at the same time.
Cat74

Mchenry, IL

#33 Oct 12, 2013
When you work you are rewarded with a salary. The non productive would know that if they had jobs. Of course Cruz gets paid. Obama gets paid, and he spends less time working then Cruz does. Cruz was sent to Washington to stop the Democrats from putting us into bankruptcy, and so far he is holing his own against a tidal wave of big spenders.

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#34 Oct 13, 2013
Gary wrote:
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Where is his birth certificate???
Where's Obama's?? We asked first!

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#35 Oct 13, 2013
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
Wow that truckers protest sure did turn out to be the major dud that the tea-bagger movement has always been, LOL!
They were supposed to shutdown DC… about four redneck idiots showed up… LOL, you gotta love it, LOL!
Yeah well...the tea party shut down Obama's government. LOL!! gotta love it!! The tea party rules this country, beyotch! hahaha
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Cat74

Carpentersville, IL

#37 Oct 13, 2013
Senator Cruz is more popular after he decided to step forward, and say what many Americans wanted to say but were not in a position to talk about. That is why the Anti American Democrats are so upset. They thought they had a free ride forever.
Canon

Texarkana, TX

#38 Oct 14, 2013
Cat74 wrote:
Senator Cruz is more popular after he decided to step forward, and say what many Americans wanted to say but were not in a position to talk about. That is why the Anti American Democrats are so upset. They thought they had a free ride forever.
That's exactly right!...and a lot of the reason the republican "career politician" are also upset.

Cruz speaks for us!

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