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Topic - John Podhoretz
Ted Cruz has been a bad boy, and deserves a good spanking. That's the message his colleagues in the Senate, particularly his Republican colleagues, have been sending to him. They just couldn't find anyone big enough to deliver the spanking, and now they never can.
Are Republicans and Tea Party supporters heading for a potential showdown? Unless things start to change, an unpleasant implosion within the U.S. conservative movement appears to be imminent.
Some 74 family and marriage specialists appealed Tuesday for an end to the fighting over gay marriage, saying both gay and straight marriage-supporters are needed to address the breakdown in America's marriage culture.
An excerpt of "Barack Obama: The Story" by Washington Post associate editor David Maraniss appeared in Vanity Fair on Wednesday, offering details about the women the young Mr. Obama dated during his "existentialist stretch" as a student in New York.
Five of her people won. Indeed, Sarah Palin must relish the outcome of Tuesday's primaries, a fitting comeback to critics who claimed the power of her political endorsements had waned, and her Mama Grizzly claws had grown dull.
"The Cruz performance was great political theater," says John Podhoretz of The New York Post. "If there had been any question before Tuesday about what a formidable presence he is going to be in Washington and in the Republican Party going forward, it has been laid to rest."
New York Post columnist and Commentary editor John Podhoretz recently wrote, "The problem with the close alliance between the Republican Party and the conservative movement is that the two are often confused for each other."