Ted Cruz: The Republican Party’s Surrender Politics

AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill
AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill

In Politico, GOP presidential contender Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) writes about the Republican party’s eagerness to surrender in policy battles.

What happens in politics when one side is absolutely committed to its principles, willing to fight for them no matter the cost, and the other side reflexively surrenders on every issue? We have modern-day Washington.

Today, President Barack Obama fights relentlessly for his liberal priorities. Like the Terminator, he never gives up, he never stops. And Republican leadership responds to every challenge by surrendering at the outset.

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