Friday, April 29, 2016

Why Ted Cruz lost GOP nod: He’s always been one leg of a three legged stool

Many so-called conservative intelligentsia are stumped as to why GOP voters didn’t flock to Ted Cruz, the most conservative candidate we’ve seen since Ronald Reagan.
  The answer is so obvious and I’m stunned as to why so many couldn’t see it.   

Ted Cruz ideologically is a rock solid conservative with a great mind and a brilliant debater.  But that’s all he is. 

To be a successful politician you have to be a likable person, or at least amiable to those who disagree with you.  Many disagreed with Reagan and still he came across with a likability factor that overcame disagreements.  Cruz doesn’t have that ability and has a reputation for being hated by his colleagues in the Senate, including Republicans.  It’s his fatal flaw that’s always been a factor.    

Another problem for Cruz is the way he speaks.  His delivery is always melodramatic like he’s on the Shakespearian stage and that’s off-putting to a lot of people.  In other words he looks like a bad actor who is overacting. 

These flaws have always been there and many either choose to ignore it or thought it wasn’t a problem.  Cruz was always behind the Eight Ball as a candidate.  And if nobody in his camp saw these detriments, he never had a chance.