First off, not everyone that reads my stuff is going to like this post. However, I’ve recently been negative towards Ted Cruz, and many people have questioned why I feel the way I do towards him, or have accused me of demonizing the opposition to boost my own candidate. A lot of people won’t agree with this post, and that’s alright. I write to put my opinions out there, and if people don’t agree I encourage dialogue. I love that we all have differing opinions, and while I may harshly criticize some of those differing opinions, I still encourage discussion.
First, here’s a sample of the replies I’ve received:
“I don’t get why you’re so negative about Ted Cruz?!?”
“What’s your deal? Ted Cruz is a fighter, and we need a fighter!”
“I don’t mind if you’re negative about Trump, but being negative about Cruz is just ridiculous.”
I tried to address the Trump/Cruz connection in this post, but apparently I didn’t do a great job of explaining my previous political leanings and why I’m so irritated. Hopefully this post sheds some light, whether you agree or disagree in the end.
First, a bit of history. Here are a few tweets of mine from back in 2013: