Tag Archives: Ted Cruz

From Candidates (and Wives), a $teady $tream of Emails

Say, the hardworking staff has been getting a lot of solicitations for money lately, especially from GOP presidential candidates and their better halves. Take this one, for instance, from “Heidi” with the subject line “good afternoon” – an email we’d … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz Is So Desperate, He’s ‘Deputy’ Dogging Me

As the hardworking staff noted yesterday, GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz (R-Jesus Loves You and I Might Too) has offered to make us a Deputy Delegate to the Republican National Convention in exchange for a modest donation to his campaign. … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz Is So Desperate for Delegates, He’s Recruiting Me

Imagine our surprise when the hardworking staff received an email from GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz (R-Come to Jesus) that began this way: Friend, As one of my closest supporters — I wanted to send a note to say thank … Continue reading

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Kasich’s Attack Ad Makes Him Look Worse Than His Target

Obviously, Donald Trump is contagious. How else to explain this through-the-looking-glass TV spot from pro-John Kasich Super PAC New Day for America attacking Ted Cruz?     Seriously? Very much so, according to FishbowlDC: “When will it end?” you ask yourself. … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz Is Sending Me Mash Notes

The microphone wasn’t even cold after Ted Cruz’s blabbermouth victory speech in Iowa when the following popped up in my email Tuesday night. BREAKING: WE WON! This is only the beginning: I still need your help >>> Friend, I can’t thank you … Continue reading

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Ben Carson Is So Desperate He’s Sending Mash Notes to Me

So what’s so strange about GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson (R-Pyramid Scheme) romancing a person such as I? Just that I have a) been a registered independent for almost 40 years and b) never voted in a Republican primary all … Continue reading

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Peggy Noonan’s Strange New Respect for Donald Trump

From our Peggy Noodnik Writes Again desk Peggy Noonan’s Declarations column in the Weekend Wall Street Journal is, according to Politico’s Mike Allen, “jaw-droppingly Trump-friendly (or at least Trump-respectful).” The GOP Establishment’s Civil War A free-for-all among Christie, Rubio, Cruz and … Continue reading

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Quote o’ the Day (Dislike Ted Cruz Edition)

From Frank Bruni’s latest New York Times op-ed column: [A] Bush 2000 alumnus said to me: “Why do people take such an instant dislike to Ted Cruz? It just saves time.” Ouch.

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That’s Just So Sad! (Beau Biden Funeral Edition)

Vice President Joe Biden’s son, former Delaware attorney general and potential Delaware governor Beau Biden, was laid to rest today after succumbing to brain cancer at the tender age of 46. Friday Boston Globe (and Wall Street Journal) photo.     … Continue reading

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Let the $10 Billion Rumpus Begin!

From our Val-PAC desk The hardworking staff recently trumpeted the estimated $9 billion price tag for the 2016 election cycle, but Bloomberg’s Al Hunt has a slight adjustment. How Record Spending Will Affect 2016 Election The role of money and politics … Continue reading

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