Ted Cruz! Take off your shoes!

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There is a famous story in my family about how my mother was bullied as a child. When she was in fourth grade, my mother would come home from school and cry to her mother, my grandmother, that another little girl was picking on her in the schoolyard. My grandmother, who I refer to as “Nanny,” would explain patiently to my mom that she should turn the other cheek. “It is unbecoming for little girls to fight,” she would say. “Ignore her and she will go away,” my Nanny instructed.

As she did at the time, Nanny walked my mother to school and one particular morning she lingered as her little girl left her side to dash into the schoolyard. Shortly after their separation, another little girl, much larger than my mother, raced toward my mom and pushed her so hard that mom, in her new dress, fell over in the dirt.

Crying and dirty, my mother raced back to Nanny. With her jaw set, Nanny said to my mom:

“You take off your shoes now and go get her.”

My mother, a good little girl, did as she was told and gave her antagonist a big fat lip.

The schoolyard bully and my mom ended up becoming friends, and I refer to her now as my “Aunt.”

It is time for Ted Cruz to take off his shoes

Ted Cruz is a statesman. His supporters care about the Constitution and limited government as envisioned by America’s founding fathers. As a long-time conservative operative who worked closely with Ronald Reagan told me this weekend,

“Ted Cruz is the man we have been praying for.”

But many Americans are just plain mad and rightfully so. They are gravitating toward Trump, who is reflecting their anger. If Ted Cruz wants to win, he should follow the advice of Ben Shapiro and Steve Deace. Forget about Rubio, and go medieval on Trump’s rump.

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Ted Cruz smacks down nominee for associate attorney general over “Operation Choke Point”

Ted Cruz is quite capable of delivering smack downs. We saw it when he famously called out Mitch McConnell on the Senate Floor. We saw it when he smacked down a nominee for associate attorney general for his involvement in “Operation Choke Point.”

Ben Shapiro writes at the Daily Wire:

“He should face down Trump and say to him, ‘Donald, for months, everybody has been tiptoeing around you out of courtesy. Enough. We all know you’re a spoiled brat who’s never had anybody say no to him. You’re a pathetic, bloated old man who stood on daddy’s money stack to make billions, and then can’t shut up about how he’s a self-made man. You’re a ridiculous dolt who lies about his politics, brags about having sex with married women, and shafts little old ladies for cash. And every time you are attacked, your face turns as red as the Kool-Aid man – just like it’s doing now. Then you cite polls, as though polls make you not all those things. They don’t. You’re just as much of a ridiculous clown as you ever were.’

If Trump tries to interrupt him, Cruz will have to tell him to shut the hell up, and then not back down.

It will be brutal. But if Cruz wants to win, he’s going to have no other choice. Trump won’t be defeated so long as both Cruz and Rubio are in the race, and Rubio’s going nowhere. Somebody’s going to have to knock King Trump off the top of the hill.”

Similarly, Steve Deace – speaking to Cruz – writes at the Conservative Review:

Erick Erickson of The Resurgent reported only 4% of Super Pac money has been spent on exposing Trump, and that is political malfeasance bordering on the clinically insane. The American people fear losing their country. They don’t care about perceived momentum or consultant-driven expectations games those of us on the inside like to play. They want their darned country back, and they’re gonna vote for the guy they think will give it to them—period.

Be that guy again.

And start by completely destroying the fraud pretending to be that guy now, because we all know the same liberal media currently giving Trump unprecedented free pub will certainly do it once he’s the nominee.

Stop telling us how much you like Trump personally. Stop saying things like “everyone on this debate stage would be better than Hillary.” That’s typical GOP unity speech, and people don’t want typical GOP unity speech. They want their darned country back, which is why they’re aligning with the most divisive, craptastic figure ever to attempt to run for president. They especially don’t want it from the guy claiming to be the one the Washington Cartel hates the most. They want to see the Cruz that causes on-sight rashes and coronaries in Washington at the mere mention of his name.

Be that guy again.

When a people become desperate and afraid, regardless of language and custom, they have a tendency to latch on to the first megalomaniac who comes along. Making promises he knows he can’t keep just for the sake of acquiring power and affirming his own ego. Unless they see a better alternative, that is.

Be that alternative again.

If you’re not better than Trump, then why are you running? If Trump wouldn’t be a complete and total disaster for the party and the country, then why not get out of the way and get his nomination over with?

Trump is playing for first place or go home. Now go, and do likewise.

South Carolina just told us they don’t want to see clever Cruz, but the cut-throat one who calls Mitch McConnell a liar to his face on the floor of the U.S. Senate.

Be that bad you-know-what again.

In short, South Carolina’s electorate was tailor-made to vote for Ted Cruz. They just didn’t see the Ted Cruz they were hoping to vote for.

Show them that Ted Cruz again, by wiping the floor with this progressive poser at the Houston debate next week.

Hopefully Ted Cruz and his campaign will consider this advice, before it’s too late.


Author: renee nal

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9 thoughts on “Ted Cruz! Take off your shoes!

  1. The sarcastic tone of this article was unbearable, making it nearly impossible to finish reading. For example, which right-minded person thinks up a thought and sentence like this: “Forget about Rubio, and go medieval on Trump’s rump”? The better advice to Cruz is for Cruz to be simply Cruz. We don’t need another artificial candidate who tries to be something they are not. We have that with the other candidates, the ones who have changed their positions and message every time they check the polls.

  2. Good article and good comments. For one thing, Ted is being put through a severe test by God. Will he stand as a Christian and will he rely on God? Then there is the other side to be politically savvy, without jumping in the gutter with the rest. Cruz has asked that we put on the whole armor of God and stand with him. What other candidate has said that?

    Yes, I do think he needs to continue to take on DT. He is not supposed to interface with the superPACs, so he must not be able to ask them or tell them what to do, but if they are thinking that they are saving their money to run in the November election, they have forgotten that they have to win the nomination first. Ted has several good ads. He should get them everywhere, but he should be relentless in showing the differences between him and Trump. I have begun to wonder if some of the people that have left Carson’s team to come to Cruz’s are such a great pick up, after all, honestly. Cruz was doing much better before they came to work for him. If my convictions are correct, then I pray that God gives Cruz discernment there, to pull them back from policy-making, whatever.

  3. I recently read Donald Trump had remarked in South Carolina that he did not need to ask God for forgiveness or repent. So perhaps Ted Cruz should remind him of the lesson of the “Hand Writing on the Wall” from Daniel – Mene, Mene, Tekel and Parsin – you have been weighed in the balances and found wanting.

    Trump can surely understand this since it is about money, greed, power, lust, a lack of repentance and most importantly lack of recognition of where true power comes from.


  5. Through it all, Ted Cruz must still be Ted Cruz. I pray that God would reveal the truth of the matter before the eyes of all. If the people want the poser then we all must suffer their mistake. Just as in Isaiah 6 when God asked: {6:8}
    Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I
    send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here [am] I; send
    {6:9} And he said, Go, and tell this people, Hear ye
    indeed, but understand not; and see ye indeed, but perceive
    not. {6:10} Make the heart of this people fat, and make their
    ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes,
    and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart,
    and convert, and be healed. {6:11} Then said I, Lord, how
    long? And he answered, Until the cities be wasted without
    inhabitant, and the houses without man, and the land be
    utterly desolate, {6:12} And the LORD have removed men
    far away, and [there be] a great forsaking in the midst of the
    {6:13} But yet in it [shall be] a tenth, and [it] shall return,
    and shall be eaten: as a teil tree, and as an oak, whose
    substance is in them, when they cast [their leaves: so] the
    holy seed [shall be] the substance thereof.

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