Many are very upset about Ted Cruz’s speech at the RNC, and there is one person who loved it: Hillary. Check out what she tweeted out just an hour after his speech. Do you think that he’s helping her to win?
(POLITICO) CLEVELAND — Ted Cruz just out-Trumped Trump.
Turns out that when you bully a guy for months, suggest his wife is unattractive, insinuate that his dad participated in the JFK assassination, call him “Lyin’ Ted,” dispatch your bouncer-like emissaries to coerce an endorsement, then give him a prime-time speaking spot on the third night of your nominating convention — well, you get the picture.
Audacity is supposed to be Donald Trump’s most valuable attribute, but it was Cruz who delivered one the most audacious blows of the 2016 campaign, pointedly refusing to endorse his party’s nominee even as an incensed audience at the Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday night booed him off the stage.
Cruz bared the blade with this memorable line:
“To those listening, please, don’t stay home in November. If you love our country and love your children as much as I know you do, stand and speak, and vote your conscience, vote for candidates up and down the ticket who you trust to defend our freedom and to be faithful to the Constitution,” Cruz said.
For Hillary Clinton, a candidate who has struggled with crafting a concise message, the heavens instantly opened and rained bumper stickers.
An hour or so later, Clinton tweeted “Vote your conscience” with a link to a voter registration page.
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