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October 23, 2013


Chris Andersen

Being in the minority is a lot more profitable. It's so much easier to sell outrage when you don't actually have any responsibility.

Limbaugh's ratings go up when Democrats are in charge. I can remember him saying, in the waning days of the Bush administration as Obama was about to take office that he, Limbaugh, was personally glad he wouldn't have to spend time defending Republicans.

Peter G

And in that context Ted Cruz's behavior does not appear so strange. As I speculated before, Ted may prefer to be the big fish in a smaller purer pond. Or maybe the scum the top of the pond would be the more apt analogy.

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