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Ted Cruz is No Goldwater

Ted Cruz is No Goldwater

When a pundit wants to highlight a candidate’s nuttiness or “extremism,” the go-to comparison is Barry Goldwater. Now¬†Goldwater’s¬†failed 1964 campaign is the analogy du jour for Ted Cruz. But such comparisons get Goldwater terribly wrong. Goldwater’s positions were radically for his day. He was a dyed-in-the-wool, no-holds-barred, small government, Cold War hawk who was ideologically… Continue Reading

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