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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
The first time I ever quoted Ted Cruz, he actually made a lot of sense
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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By Pat Cunningham
Oct. 17, 2013 12:16 p.m.



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When Texas voters elected Republican Ted Cruz to the U.S. Senate last November, I had never heard of the guy.

But my first impressions of Cruz were positive. He made what seemed to me be a lot of sense when he warned of an existential threat to his party, which I passed along to readers of this blog on Nov. 13 of last year.



“If Republicans do not do better in the Hispanic community,” Cruz said, “in a few short years Republicans will no longer be the majority party in our state.” He ticked off some statistics: in 2004, George ...

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