He called Ted Cruz a liar every day and in every way for months (it used to be considered a breach in decorum to straight up call an opponent a liar, never mind use it as a nickname). The insults against his wife, the cavalier birtherism, the disgusting JFK assassination theories about his Dad: These things are known. And yet the big conversation of the day is Ted Cruz’s un-sportsmanlike behavior? For real? But forget Cruz for a moment. For over a year, Trump has degraded politics in some of the most vile ways. His respect for the Republican Party as the home of conservatism is on par with Napoleon’s respect for churches when he converted them into stables.
But that’s okay because he’s Trump. He’s a “winner.” And now that he’s the nominee, the Smart Set and the Mob is telling me that Cruz is the outrageous violator of norms and good manners. Let’s all look down our noses at the sore loser everybody, as we bend the knee and make every apology possible for the sorest, most ungracious, winner in American history.
Source: I Choose Ted | National Review
I can’t listen to speeches, so I didn’t listen to it live.
I did listen to multiple radio shows… and news segments…. and they all had a strange thing in common.
They all claimed Cruz was booed off stage, while playing really obvious cheering. I’ll believe there were some people booing, since the New York delegation had a their little chant going earlier– but that was not what comes to mind when I hear “booed off stage.”