Daily Beast: Ted Cruz Looks to God, Glenn, and Gohmert to Win Over Hoosiers

Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, speaks before Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, during a campaign rally in Lafayette, Ind., Sunday, May 1, 2016.
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Betsy Woodruff writes that Ted Cruz “needs a win in Indiana to stay relevant in the 2016 race, so he has enlisted the help of the three Gs: God, Glenn, and Gohmert.”

From the Daily Beast:

Hoosiers are Ted Cruz’s last hope.

The near-universal consensus is that without a victory in Indiana’s Republican primary on May 3, Cruz will have no credible way of arguing that he could still snag the nomination.

But if they give him a win, his campaign will live to fight on.

It’s his hour of greatest need.

So after Hail Mary veep picks and strange alliances, the Texan has turned in the home stretch to God, Glenn, and Gohmert.

Cruz is looking to re-bottle the Wisconsin and Iowa magic, filling the state with right-wing radio favorites and recruiting endorsements from dozens of pastors.

It’s a mix of strategies that’s brought him success in other Midwestern states. But in Indiana, the outlook is a bit bleaker — and the Cruz Crew is living on a wing and a prayer.

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