Defending Cruz

The Texas Conservatives Fund, a super PAC supporting Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst in the state’s Republican Senate primary, is attacking his main rival, former state solicitor general Ted Cruz. In a television ad airing throughout the Lone Star State, the fund derides Cruz’s reputation as a conservative. “Ted Cruz, a conservative?” the narrator asks. “You’ve got to be kidding.”

But it’s the ad’s charges that are laughable.

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