Skip to comments.Who would you like to see as Ted Cruz' running mate in 2016?
Posted on 06/03/2014 11:28:17 AM PDT by ken5050
OK, it's primary day...we're all nervously awaiting the results of several key races..so until the polls close, I thought we could kill a little time thinking ahead..while we digest Marco Rubio's announcement that he's thinking about running..
So, who would you like to see as his running mate???
Many here would like to see Palin, but it's highly unlikely that she'd run again for the #2 spot.
There are several good choices...Ben Carson, Bobby Jindal, Scott Walker, Rick Perry, Nicki Haley,just to name a few...Mike Pence, Mitch Daniels, Jim DeMint have also been mentioned.
Lately, I've been thinking more and more about Alan West. I think he'd be superb...
And it would be a great campaign slogan....a contemporary riff on Horace Greeley's vision of American greatness.."Go west, young man!"
We could call it "CRUZ WEST, America!!"
So, what's your ideal ticket????
Ted, I’m available.
Susana Martinez, gov of NM
Double dose of Ted. Ted Nugent
My choice would be West, as well.
Cruz - Martinez
I like to see Cruz appoint Sarah Palin Sec. of State!
...then watch the Democrat "War On Women".
West would be a good choice. Florida has morphed into a swing state so Cruz needs somebody from a swing state. Walker would be good or somebody from OH.
It certainly seems like a million years.
Jim, I withdraw. My vote is for you!
Dr. Ben Carson
Carson or West would be a good bet given the recent change in the political atmosphere but Zi would sure like to see Trey Goudy take Holder’s position then prosecute him and take away his Obamacare exempt status.
Senator Chris McDaniel (R., Miss.)
Ted Cruz and Sarah Palin. Doesn’t matter what order.
I see Mike Lee as a future Senate Majority Leader..if we run the table..or come close..this November..and if Mitch loses..I think we see a challenge to Cornyn...I actually read somewhere that Lamar is thinking “what if” if Mitch goes down the tube..can you just imagine that???
We can’t waste another minute America!
Ben Carson or Allen West
Palin. I want to see liberals with aneurysms over which to go after hardest. They are two of perhaps 5 I remotely ‘trust’ to do something good.
Jeff Sessions. We need someone over 50 years old with a long record of being on top of domestic and foreign issues as they’ve evolved.
That is funny! Can you see Sarah causing a record number of whack left liberal heart attacks again?
Hey, She lays with the boys and not in a bad way.
Agreed. Palin-Cruz is one of the best imaginable combinations.
While my primary belief it that they would attempt to fix what’s broke, I would take supreme pleasure in watching them self destruct in blind rage, growing ever more shrill and fatalistic. Valium and Xanax would lead to Thorazine and ultimately mental breakdown when their cries were ignored, their sacred cows slaughtered and their holy liberal sacraments defiled.
I, like MLK, have a dream.
The VP is a political calculation and not much more than that. Needs to balance Cruz and not be a idealogical clone of Cruz. Needs to be someone that can help bring in electoral votes. Rubio (florida) is my first thought although Ohio might be better. No problem with Rubio as VP if he can bring in votes ... or someone else. Biggest vote getter for VP.
If Ted Cruz were the nominee, here is my wish list, in order, for VP selection:
Edit, Palin/Cruz would attempt to fix / MSM freakout.
Sorry. Typed too fast.
WEST VICE PRESIDENT Actually either one would be a good Prez
DR. CARTER Secretary of Health Education and Welfare
I would like the Secretary of Defense to report directly to Vice President West. In effect we would have a great Vice President doing an important job and also ready to step into the Presidents shoes if every necessary.
BOBBY JINDAL Secretary of the Veterans Administration
As much as I love and admire Sarah Palin I think she can do us more good on the outside of an Administration as inside. She is magnificent as she goes around the nation supporting good conservative and libertarian candidates. Her efforts has put many in office. Ted Cruz would not be Senator Cruz today without the help of Sarah Palin. She is tireless and relentless patriot and also a lovely woman. Tod Palin is a lucky man.
Not Willard, Rubio, Christie...
No liberals thank-you-very-much
Let’s have a Conservative for the VP spot...
Could be Palin, West, Blackburn..
However I would like to see TN’s Blackburn run for the US Senate...
why she hasn’t is anyone’s guess...
The "optics" would be great, but there would be another round of accusations of "lack of experience" (even though Palin had more executive experience than Obama).
I like the suggestion of Susana Martinez.
Frank Lorenzo. I want someone who has experience in shutting things down and laying people (i.e. government union workers) off.
Save some time America ... Salute our Flag!
Assuming West isn’t considered for VP, I would like to see him made head of the VA. Can you imagine the weeping in that organization?
Good choice regarding Rep. Goudy. In a Cruz administration I’d like to see Dr. Carson as our Surgeon General, Sarah Palin as Secretary of the Interior, and John Boehner as the Head Waiter at the house cafeteria because it’s about time he actually serves people rather than serving himself.
President: Ted Cruz
V.P.: Alan West
Secretary of State: Ted Nugent
Scott Walker as VP
Am not a gypsy ... Am an American! Are You?
Lord, I want to go Home! Don’t You?
It's Health and Human Services now (Department of Education is separate), but I agree with your point. Kathleen Sebelius is mangling the job of HHS Secretary, while Arne Duncan is failing in the Education position.
That’s a definite possibility...but if there’s even any hint of it until after the committee wraps up..the Dems will use it to smear the committee as a political hatchet job..
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