One of the many funny things about Sen. Ted Cruz is that he can be linked in two different ways to the possible demise of his Republican Party — one as a prophet of doom, and the other as a cause of it.


Allow me to explain.


The first time I had cause to pay attention to Cruz was shortly after last year’s elections, when he said this:



If Republicans do not do better in the Hispanic community, in a few short years Republicans will no longer be the majority party in our state…


In not too many years, Texas

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One of the many funny things about Sen. Ted Cruz is that he can be linked in two different ways to the possible demise of his Republican Party — one as a prophet of doom, and the other as a cause of it.

Allow me to explain.

The first time I had cause to pay attention to Cruz was shortly after last year’s elections, when he said this:

If Republicans do not do better in the Hispanic community, in a few short years Republicans will no longer be the majority party in our state…

In not too many years, Texas

...

Read more