Senator Ted Cruz was on the wrong side of sanity and good policy once again when it was time to vote on raising the debt ceiling. After the ceiling was raised with a clean vote, Cruz attacked the GOP leadership over how he negatively perceived their actions which stood firmly against his teabircher's interests
“Republican leadership said, ‘we want this to pass, but if every senator affirmatively consents to doing it on 51 votes, then we can all cast a vote no and we can go home to our constituents and say we opposed it,’” Cruz, the tea party favorite, said in an interview with CNN airing Thursday. “And listen, that sort of show vote, that sort of trickery to the constituents is why Congress has a 13 percent approval rating.”
Rep. Alan Grayson was on MSNBC with Richard Lui and he was asked about Ted Cruz' actions and if they would help the GOP in the long run. As usual, Rep. Grayson called it exactly as he saw it and exactly how it was. He didn't mince words and spoke truth to psychosis.
Lui: You've been very critical of your own party as well and whether you agree with ted Cruz or not, does this help the Republican party grow stronger as they start to debate some of the issues that might be key to their future.
Grayson: No, not at all. Ted Cruz represent the element in the republican party that's trying to hasten the Apocalypse. These are people who understand that Obamacare actually does help save people's lives and they want to destroy it anyway.
These are people who understand that defaulting on the national debt would drive unemployment sky high and they want to do it anyway. Those are the people Ted Cruz speaks to today.
Amen, brother Grayson.
The crazy in Florida is ramping up too as the Sarasota GOP just named Ted Cruz its "Statesman of the Year" for his whacked out political positions.
The Sarasota GOP has named Sen. Ted Cruz as its "Statesman of the Year" and will honor him on Feb. 20, according to a release.Cruz, among the possible 2016 Republican presidential candidates, follows past recipients Sean Hannity, Donald Trump and Haley Barbour
After the debt ceiling vote, John McCain publicly blasted Cruz by saying that he had no plan on the debt ceiling himself.
The host then asked Alan Grayson how he dealt with similar criticism by his own party, which was incorrect because Grayson has never acted in such a vacuous way against his won party's interests and he responded in the only way he knows who, honestly.
Lui) How did you handle this type of criticism from your own party in the past?
Grayson: I haven't gotten that kind of criticism from my own party, but in any event, calling him "Statesman of the Year," would be like calling Jim Jones, the religious leader of the year for much the same reason. He's trying to create a sort of mass suicide cult called the tea party and lead it.
Richard Lui still tried to compare him to Ted Cruz and Alan shut him down again.
There's no comparison, I mean look, the largest membership group Democracy for America with one million members called me and their house hero of the year. My party is aligned directly behind me and my party is not a fringe group.