MSNBC doesn’t get a lot of viewers so if you are on the right you might have missed Ted Cruz who got a full 15 minutes on Morning Joe on Tuesday

Cruz did an excellent job and like Scott Walker didn’t back down and inch and did an excellent job of pitching his ideas to an audience that likely has never heard them without the left’s filter. Many fail to get how important it is to make the case to the other side you won’t persuade but a few, but that’s a few more than you had before.

It speaks well of Cruz that he was willing to go, but let me also tip the Hat to Morning Joe who had him on and gave him a full 15 minute segment to make his case.

It is almost a week since the Tom Cotton’s open letter to Iran signed by 47 republicans was published yet judging by the Washington Post piece on Friday

The spirit of Chief Justice Roger B. Taney’s opinion in the 1857 Dred Scott decision — that blacks “had no rights which the white man was bound to respect” — has descended upon the administration of President Obama.

When the speaker of the House of Representatives can deliver the public affront of inviting a foreign leader to Congress to denounce the president’s most important diplomatic initiative, and when 47 Republican senators can send an open letter advising a foreign adversary that the president’s designated negotiators can’t deliver on the international deal under consideration, it’s fair to say that Republicans are telling the world that this president has no authority that they feel “bound to respect.”

and the reaction of the Sunday shows this weekend

Well, Senator, are you planning to contact any other of our adversaries around the country, for example, do you plan to check with the North Koreans to make sure that they know that any deal has to be approved by the Congress?

illustrates the left shows no sign of ending their outrage at Senator Cotton & company.

Now if you actually read the letter you will find that it contains information that anyone with a basic knowledge of the US Constitution knows is absolutely correct.

Listen to some of the critiques of the left:

Rep Adam Schiff:   “deeply irresponsible.”

Joe Biden:  beneath the dignity of an institution I revere

Christian Science Monitor:  The next Hanoi Jane

Ny Daily News:  Traitors

Michael Gearson: raises questions about GOP’s capacity to govern

Major Gen. Paul D. Eaton of the liberal Mutinous

In all of these descriptions of what those senators said you won’t find the word “false” among them.

At the same time the President is claiming his deal will stop an Iranian bomb that same President’s state department & his Secretary of State, Furthermore because we are already seeing the fruit of: Operation Not legally binding:

As U.S. and Iranian diplomats inched toward progress on Tehran’s nuclear program last week, Saudi Arabia quietly signed its own nuclear-cooperation agreement with South Korea.

That agreement, along with recent comments from Saudi officials and royals, is raising concerns on Capitol Hill and among U.S. allies that a deal with Iran, rather than stanching the spread of nuclear technologies, risks fueling it.

Tom Cotton told the truth and it exposed the administration’s Iran deal for what it is spoiling the media narrative. That’s bad enough but he’s also confronted his attackers head on…

…without a hint of fear or retreat.

And that’s one thing he’ll never be forgiven for.

Update:  And they certainly won’t forgive him for this:

Even as the White House ramps up pressure on Congress to stay out of its negotiations with Iran on a nuclear agreement, Republicans are on the brink of veto-proof majorities for legislation that could undercut any deal.

And that support has held up even after the uproar last week over the GOP’s letter to Iranian leaders warning against an agreement.

I suspect that the proper word is not “despite” but more like “because” as the ability to pretend this deal will prevent them from a nuke is no longer tennable.

Does that mean the left will have to change its hashtag to #67 traitors?


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