There’s nothing wrong with stunts in politics. But unlike Sen. Rand Paul’s filibuster against drone strikes and the nomination of John Brennan to head the CIA, or Wendy Davis’s against an anti-abortion rights bill and misogyny in the Texas state capital, Cruz wasn’t working toward a concrete goal or trying to highlight a particular issue. The Affordable Care Act is law. It was passed by large majorities in both chambers of Congress and signed by the president of United States. It survived a Supreme Court challenge and was relitigated in a national election. Yes, voters don’t know much about the law, but they know where both sides stand: Republicans oppose it, Democrats don’t.
Massive majorities oppose it in any poll, but seriously, how ignorant must one be to “report” it passed with so-called large majorities? The stupid, it hurts:
— Tom Bevan (@TomBevanRCP) September 26, 2013
Since at some point this will be changed without notice, here’s the paragraph in question: