Ted Cruz is untrustworthy

  1. His campaign announced Ben Carson was getting out of the race (He wasn't)

    2. His campaign creating a website that photoshopped Rubio shaking hands with President Barack Obama .

    3. Sent out spanish robo calls that claimed to be from the Rubio campaign that said Rubio is for amnesty. Guess what they were not from the Rubio campaign they were from Cruz campaign

    4. Trey Gowdy a congress man who endorsed Rubio, Cruz campaign setup a face book profile saying he renounced his endorsement or Rubio calling it a grave mistake and endorsed Cruz

    Nope Trey never renounced his endorsement.

    5. Cruz released videos of him speaking spanish, he doesn't speak spanish.


    He always claims he is a man of god, and would never lie or be deceitful as he follows the 10 commandments.

    I have no idea how anyone could support this slime ball.

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Well then he's got something in common with Hillary.  




Yeah, the two WORST candidates in the entire field imo.

A liar and a snake

Cruz's campaign recently put out a video about Rubio, in which they show a clip of him talking about the bible, in which Cruz's campaign claims he is saying "none of the answers are in that book" or something.

Rubio had to counter it with the real footage, in which he says "all the answers are in that book"

Cruz's campaign is straight out lying to people and manipulating video and comments to try to win

That really the guy you want to vote for ?

He's just as shady as Hillary imo.

Trump, Rubio, and Ben Carson have all blasted him about his ethics

None of them are trustworthy.

They are all lying scheming snakes who will do anything to acquire power. It's the nature of all politicians (especially career politicians).

Is Rove working for Cruz?

He's 100% committed to being a politician


and people still dont understand why Trump is doing so well....people are sick of career politicians


Trump could do a presser sitting on the toilet taking a huge shit and people wouldnt care at this point

Steve4192 - None of them are trustworthy.

They are all lying scheming snakes who will do anything to acquire power. It's the nature of all politicians (especially career politicians).

Well, being a politician is essentially just telling people what they want to hear for the most part, which is basically lying.

But some are just devious and sleazy, and you can tell they don't give two shits about the people. It's all about their own career and power.

Hillary and Cruz both fall heavily into that category imo.

Cruz is just so obviously pandering all the time, and saying what he thinks he needs to say in any given situation to get votes.

Like his "New York Values" comment/slam, when trying to appeal to Iowa votes, when his wife worked for years at Goldmann Sachs. Ridiculous.

"Net Neutrality is Obama-Care for the Internet" (Thanks for the campaign donations Time Warner and Comcast!)


Even Trump i think legitimately is trying to do something to improve the Country, whether you agree with his ideas or not.


I get zero sense of that from Cruz.

He's just a snake in the grass.

Just look at the guy. Super creepy. No way he wins in the general election.

i saw some comment saying that Ted Cruz looks like a bank robber who put a stocking over his face

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Steve4192 - None of them are trustworthy.

They are all lying scheming snakes who will do anything to acquire power. It's the nature of all politicians (especially career politicians).

Well, being a politician is essentially just telling people what they want to hear for the most part, which is basically lying.

But some are just devious and sleazy, and you can tell they don't give two shits about the people. It's all about their own career and power.

Hillary and Cruz both fall heavily into that category imo.

Cruz is just so obviously pandering all the time, and saying what he thinks he needs to say in any given situation to get votes.

Like his "New York Values" comment/slam, when trying to appeal to Iowa votes, when his wife worked for years at Goldmann Sachs. Ridiculous.

"Net Neutrality is Obama-Care for the Internet" (Thanks for the campaign donations Time Warner and Comcast!)


Even Trump i think legitimately is trying to do something to improve the Country, whether you agree with his ideas or not.


I get zero sense of that from Cruz.

He's just a snake in the grass.


Why do you think he's pandering?  



From what I've seen he's been pretty consistent.  Being against corn subsidies in Iowa didn't seem like pandering.  All the other candidates were for the subsidies.  He's the only one who said he would do away with them.  



 


Here's an article that sums it up:


Ted Cruz continues to claim to be the only "consistent conservative" running for President.

Though a catchy phrase, a brief glance at just the past four years shows the startling inaccuracy of that claim. While Cruz consistently claims to be a "rebel," tying himself to fellow anti-establishment Senators Mike Lee and Rand Paul, his stances are more calculated than ideological.

Now, running for President, Cruz ties himself to whatever stances that will bring him victory.

In 2013, Ted Cruz sponsored a bill calling for the immediate repeal of the Renewable Fuel Standard, which mandates that biofuels be added to gasoline by refiners, citing opposition to government subsidies. Ending the program, wildly popular with Iowans involved in ethanol production, would be detrimental to Cruz's hopes to win the Iowa Caucuses.

Ted Cruz now favors a "gradual phase out" by 2022. In a recent op-ed, Cruz claims he always favored a gradual end to the program. He further claims to be for "No Washington favoritism" for any particular energy producer, and in the next breath promises to kill further EPA regulations on ethanol blends. America's Renewable Future, a special interest group backing the Renewable Fuel Standard, praised Cruz's shift on ethanol subsidies, despite Cruz's protests that nothing had changed.

Ted Cruz purports to be against the NSA's mass data collection on "innocent Americans," citing his support for the USA Freedom Act that would allegedly reign the NSA in. However, in a recent debate with Marco Rubio, Cruz claims the Freedom Act actually expands the NSA's monitoring capabilities, saying "The old program covered 20% to 30% of phone numbers...the new program covers nearly 100%." Cruz, the supposed staunch advocate for the Constitution and limited government, recently attacked Edward Snowden, the contractor who revealed the extent of the NSA's data collection, calling him a "traitor."

Cruz has also attempted to pander to former supporters of libertarian maverick Ron Paul. Though he cosponsored a bill to Audit the Federal Reserve by Ron's son, Rand Paul, he wasn't present for the vote. He was busy campaigning in New Hampshire instead. Perhaps more than anything else, Ron Paul was known for his opposition to the Federal Reserve. One might figure anyone claiming to be Ron Paul's natural successor would jump at the chance to knock the Fed down a peg.

Of course, Ted Cruz continues to insist that his stances never change. Any perceived differences are simply misunderstandings. Ted Cruz, the consummate lawyer turned politician, has the rhetoric and charisma to sway a surprising number of people to this way of thinking. These abilities come in handy with the many twists and turns Cruz has in his positions, swaying with political expediency and the pandering necessity of the moment.

Even in his first years in the Senate, every move Cruz made was deliberately calculated to promote the Ted Cruz image. Cruz loves to portray himself as a thorn in the side of the Republican establishment, which he is. Much of the conflict, however, isn't for anything particularly productive. Take his non-filibuster "filibuster" in 2013 against Obamacare. While not a true filibuster (his long speech being purely symbolic), he was ostensibly showing his willingness to fight for his principles.

In truth, Cruz was trying to replicate Rand Paul's success during a true filibuster earlier that year, against the danger of drone strikes on U.S. citizens. Paul's filibuster propelled him to the national stage, receiving the coveted "rebel" spot in the limelight. A jealous Cruz, like a bird squawking for attention, wanted the same treatment.

At CPAC that year, Rand Paul brought the same binder he used for his filibuster, filled with facts, figures, and reference materials. Ted Cruz brought his cell phone, and implored all in attendance to text a prompt to a number. Never one to miss an opportunity for shameless self-promotion, he also encouraged the audience to visit his website on jobs.

His Presidential announcement speech was a (no-doubt deliberate) callback to Ronald Reagan's in 1979. Cruz, a gifted orator, offered up lofty rhetoric about American exceptionalism and the only path to electoral victory: getting "millions of Americans...voting our values." Far from being a rebel, Ted Cruz doubles down on the party's past to try to win in the present. He also doubled down on self-promotion, repeating his text scheme from two years before.
Every move Cruz makes, from the constant slight shifts on policy positions to plugging a texting scheme during important speeches, pushes towards one goal. Ted Cruz's overwhelming goal, in everything he does, is to promote Ted Cruz and amass more power and influence. Rather, he wants to promote a certain image and idea of Ted Cruz-the idea that he is a "consistent conservative" and a "rebel." The idea that he's the only hope for America. The idea that he can be all things to all people.

It's hard to blame Ted Cruz for his blatant political pandering. It is, after all, the quickest route to the Presidency. The entire political narrative of Ted Cruz revolves around his principles and consistency. Two things wholly incompatible with blatant political pandering, constant adjustments to political stances to pander to different interest groups, and blatant self-promotion. Ted Cruz may have deep principles and convictions, but none of which we have seen on his campaign.

Lol at him blaming it on his staff....

He claimed "I am trust worthy, my staff is not".


He personally approved and signed off on all that shit. Phone Post 3.0

^ Hey, some college kid Rand Paul cult member doesn't think anyone other than a Paul is conservative! Alert the media!

Zekolas - Lol at him blaming it on his staff....

He claimed "I am trust worthy, my staff is not".


He personally approved and signed off on all that shit. Phone Post 3.0


You have no idea how a campaign works. Literally no idea.

Ted Cruz is just Richard Nixon 2.0 . Some people just look like slimy assholes and they get other slimy assholes to vote for them by making themselves feel better for looking like slimy assholes.

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Cruz's campaign recently put out a video about Rubio, in which they show a clip of him talking about the bible, in which Cruz's campaign claims he is saying "none of the answers are in that book" or something.



Rubio had to counter it with the real footage, in which he says "all the answers are in that book"



Cruz's campaign is straight out lying to people and manipulating video and comments to try to win



That really the guy you want to vote for ?



He's just as shady as Hillary imo.



Trump, Rubio, and Ben Carson have all blasted him about his ethics

Do any slander or libel laws come I to play with that? Phone Post 3.0

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Chimonos Revenge -


Cruz's campaign recently put out a video about Rubio, in which they show a clip of him talking about the bible, in which Cruz's campaign claims he is saying "none of the answers are in that book" or something.



Rubio had to counter it with the real footage, in which he says "all the answers are in that book"



Cruz's campaign is straight out lying to people and manipulating video and comments to try to win



That really the guy you want to vote for ?



He's just as shady as Hillary imo.



Trump, Rubio, and Ben Carson have all blasted him about his ethics

Do any slander or libel laws come I to play with that? Phone Post 3.0

Well, Trump would probably sue him, and is threatening to sue him I believe for some of Cruz's misleading anti-trump spots.

They threw a staffer under the bus and made him resign, saying he posted the video without thinking or some nonsense.

Yeah, right.

And Hillary had no classified Emails on her server either.

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Zekolas - Lol at him blaming it on his staff....

He claimed "I am trust worthy, my staff is not".


He personally approved and signed off on all that shit. Phone Post 3.0


You have no idea how a campaign works. Literally no idea.

Right....isn't that the same excuses Hillary made.

Oh I didn't know what was going on, my staffers setup the email. I didn't know about the situation in Benghazi my staffers were on that.

Is it me or is Cruz soundings a lot like Hillary when she gets in trouble. Phone Post 3.0

This thread is angering me. Some of you need to wake the fuck up, as some of these comparisons are totally out of line.

Most snakes are beneficial creatures, meaning no harm to human kind.

And Richard Nixon was WAY more qualified to be President than Cruz will ever be.

His entire identity is misleading

Rafael Eduardo Cruz, born in Canada.

Runs for President as "Ted" Cruz, good ol' boy from Texas that loves Guns who totally wasn't born in Canada and doesn't look like a Cuban.

SensoriaUtopia - Is there any candidate though he would get a trust worthy approval of more than 2/3rds?

maybe Bernie?


Recent Polls on Trustworthiness have Hillary at the bottom as the least trustworthy candidate in the race, democrat or republican, and Bernie Sanders as the MOST trustworthy, democrat or republican.

Trump is the second lowest, just barely above Hillary.

Then Ted Cruz.

Most Trustworthy was Sanders, Kasich, and Carson