Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Pick Your Poison

GOP senators have a decision to make: Arsenic or cyanide?

Ted Cruz’s colleagues may loathe him, but at least some seem to have found somebody they dislike even more. With the prospect of Donald Trump’s nomination looming over the GOP, Cruz is set to unveil a slew of endorsements — at least one from a Senate colleague – as early as this week, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

Cruz has until now failed to earn the endorsement of any of his fellow senators, a fact that Donald Trump has beaten him over the head with. But as many see Marco Rubio’s prospects dimming, some members of the upper chamber are beginning to make peace with Cruz, convinced that he’s the only candidate who can stop Trump. If Rubio can’t clinch his home state of Florida on March 15, yet more may come forward to back the devil they know.

It goes something like this: “Ted, you’re an insufferable pompous ass and nobody likes you, but you’re one of us.”