Which leads me to believe that Ted Cruz is not serious about Presidential aspirations. He’s not saying things that push one down the path to Presidency. Wacko statements like these do not cause donors to support you, papers to endorse you, or fellow politicians to bring their political machine to your service.Commenters suggest Cruz is not the only one.
They do, however, get media attention and raise your profile in right-wing media. They do fire up the uninformed and earn the adoration of the single minded. As does a “campaign” designed not to win votes but to showcase image.
And, as it turns out, Ted Cruz has a book to sell, A Time For Truth. In the short NPR interview, he manages to mention or reference his book 22 times.
Ted Cruz is not running for President. Ted Cruz is selling a book.
Friday, July 3, 2015
Not running for prez.
Timothy Kincaid of Box Turtle Bulletin analyzes the comments of Ted Cruz in an NPR interview. Kincaid concludes: