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[re: TED CRUZ] What drove JAY LENO to the Dark Side? Bribes, blackmail, assimilated by the BORG?
Senator Ted Cruz on the "Tonight Show with Jay Leno" [Live Thread] ^ | November 10, 2013 | RonDog

Posted on 11/10/2013 8:54:11 PM PST by RonDog

Calling all CREATIVE FReepers:
I need YOUR help!


I'm working on the "after action" thread for our recent "Tonight Show" FReep, and
what I'm looking for is the "perfect" METAPHOR
to describe what happened to the generally affable Jay Leno
to cause him to transform into such a PARTISAN HACK.

Here's SOME of what I have been brainstorming:
Dr. Jekyll becomes Mr. Hyde
Anakin Skywalker goes to the Dark Side
Stepford Wives
ZOMBIES
demon-possessed
"They got to him."
assimilated by the BORG
black-mail
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Manchurian Candidate
Robert the Bruce betrays William Wallace
Charlie Gibson condescends to Sarah Palin
Candy Crowley sandbags Mitt Romney

So far, NONE OF THESE capture EXACTLY
the way that Jay's interview with Senator Ted Cruz made me feel.

What do YOU think?

For EXTRA CREDIT,
what movie hero best describes TED CRUZ?



TOPICS: Cheese, Moose, Sister; Conspiracy; Humor; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: cruz; jayleno; leno; tedcruz; tonightshow
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If you're not familiar with what happened last Friday, HERE is a good place to start:
Sen. Ted Cruz holds his own against
‘prosecuting attorney’ Jay Leno [video]

1 posted on 11/10/2013 8:54:11 PM PST by RonDog
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To: RonDog

Ted Cruz probably knew how he would be treated beforehand, as most guests do. To do otherwise risks the guest never going on again.

It was a good opportunity for Cruz to show his stuff and there’s no doubt that he impressed a lot of people.


2 posted on 11/10/2013 8:57:19 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: RonDog

I also tend to believe that conservatives want their politicians to be as tough as nails and capable of withstanding the forces of Hell.


3 posted on 11/10/2013 9:03:05 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: RonDog; fieldmarshaldj; GOPsterinMA; sickoflibs; NFHale

Nothing “happened” to Leno. He’s always been a liberal democrat. His wife is a psycho feminazi witch who had her tubes tied, too bad, he always seemed to me to be the kind of guy who would want kids. But they would’ve been raised commie so I guess it was all for the best.

Now if you’re saying Leno was harsher towards Cruz than other Republicans who have been on his show, I can’t say, but the reason, if that’s true, isn’t hard to figure out.


4 posted on 11/10/2013 9:03:39 PM PST by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: RonDog

I thought the entire episode was a disaster...Leno was like a machine gun, working from a list, obviously compiled by a bunch of his leftist looney-tune cohorts..he barely had time to came up for air. Cruz was calm in the face of leno’s attacks, but hardly had the ability to shine under such uncalled for circumstances. It made me uncomfortabe just viewing this. You can put a fork in leno as far as I’m concerned.

There was a post the other night on FR - arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon - it was the perfect analogy.


5 posted on 11/10/2013 9:10:36 PM PST by DefeatCorruption
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To: RonDog

What makes anyone believe that Jay Leno is other than a Democrat toady?


6 posted on 11/10/2013 9:12:10 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: RonDog
U don't have to call names...jeeez!...just let people see the obama interviews vs. Cruz interview side by side....Question for question...What a commercial that would make to prove a point!....
7 posted on 11/10/2013 9:14:57 PM PST by M-cubed
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To: RonDog

I watched it rather than going asleep. I was impressed by the applause Cruz got as he walked on and made his point. Leno’s come backs didn’t bring out any wild response from the audience. The louder applause was on Cruz’s comments. Leno’s answers sounded like talking points from the WH.


8 posted on 11/10/2013 9:18:25 PM PST by Bringbackthedraft (Remember Ty Woods? Glenn Doherty ? Forgot already?)
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To: RonDog

Ted Cruz did very well.


9 posted on 11/10/2013 9:21:56 PM PST by NEWwoman (God Bless America)
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To: Impy
Now if you’re saying Leno was harsher towards Cruz than other Republicans who have been on his show...
I'm saying that I was in the studio audience when Jay interviewed Sarah Palin (once) and Ann Coulter (twice),
and I did not recognize the Jay Leno that I saw reading Obama talking points at Ted Cruz last Friday.
Jay may be a LEFTY, but he's also an ENTERTAINER...
...and he knows that a big chunk of his audience in Middle America is conservative.
After some obligatory jabs at Sarah and Ann, Jay was warm and friendly with BOTH of them,
NOT the partisan hack who kept interrupting Senator Cruz with attempted "gotcha" questions.
So, I'm just trying to figure out what happened THIS TIME.
My preliminary analysis is that the Left FEARS Ted Cruz
more than they feared Sarah Palin after she lost, and
more than they fear Ann Coulter, who isn't running for anything.
It appeared to me that this time around, SOMEONE (probably ValJar, the Night Stalker)
pressured Jay agree to this attempted hit on Senator Cruz.
At least that's the "spin" that I am considering for my "after action" thread. ;)

10 posted on 11/10/2013 9:25:37 PM PST by RonDog
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To: RonDog
Make no mistake, NBC/LENO IS AN A-HOLE. Google search THIS interesting coincidence:

When was it announced that Sen. Cruz would be on Leno's Tonight Show?
OCTOBER 30, 2013

When did the news of Cruz' father's statement "send 0bama back to Kenya" come out?
OCTOBER 31, 2013

Leading up to 2016 and Hillary, the media will HYPE 'progressive Christie' while CONDEMNING conservative Cruz. This is 'McCain vs. Obama' all over again. The media selects the Republican candidate, the Republicans don't.

11 posted on 11/10/2013 9:25:43 PM PST by CivilWarBrewing
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To: RonDog

After watching the videos, I was disgusted with Leno’s attitude .. but then when I read the Wikipedia report, I found out that Cruz wrote most of the legal paperwork for “Bush v. Gore”.

NO WONDER THE LEFT HATES CRUZ SO MUCH. It was Cruz’s work that helped Bush to win.

Somebody definitely let Leno know to be tough with Cruz .. but Cruz didn’t give in to Leno’s stupid questions. And, I’m surprised .. because lately (ever since he announced he was leaving the program) Leno has been dishing out a lot of stuff on the admin. But, considering the network the program was on, maybe a network person laid down the law; but I’m surprised Leno would feel pressured now.


12 posted on 11/10/2013 9:26:13 PM PST by CyberAnt (MY AMERICA: "... I'm terrified it's slipping away.")
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To: RonDog

I stopped finding him entertaining years ago and always knew he was a huge lefty.

He only seems tamer when put side by side with Letterman, who is nuts.


13 posted on 11/10/2013 9:28:41 PM PST by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: NEWwoman

The sweat inside one of Ted Cruz’s shoes is smarter than Leno and Barry together.


14 posted on 11/10/2013 9:29:22 PM PST by aruanan
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To: RonDog

The fix was in when he made Senator Cruz his “second” guest.

I don’t recall whether Cruz was also listed second from the first announcement.


15 posted on 11/10/2013 9:30:24 PM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: aruanan

LOL!


16 posted on 11/10/2013 9:30:39 PM PST by NEWwoman (God Bless America)
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To: DefeatCorruption
...arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon
THAT is the kind of "word picture" that I am looking for!
Thanks, DefeatCorruption!
Ideally, though, I want a metaphor that allows Jay Leno to save face.
Lefty or not, Jay Leno is not NEARLY as bad as David Letterman,
and Jay still tells some of the best "Obama" jokes!
If he is allowed to justify his attacks on Senator Cruz as being comparable to
the actions of Captain Picard, under the irresistible influence of the Borg - i.e., not his fault --
he may treat future conservative guests more fairly, in what little time that he has left on the air.
17 posted on 11/10/2013 9:40:17 PM PST by RonDog
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To: RonDog

You are damn right in your analysis.

Palin despite what some believe, never appeared to seriously considering running for President, and in any case had ALREADY been severely damaged by the media. Half the country thinks she’s Tina Fey’s impersonation of her.

Cruz is the “face” of Congressional Conservatives right now, a POTUS contender, and a non-Anglo Saxon Republican. It’s their #1 priority to ridicule, marginalize, and destroy him.


18 posted on 11/10/2013 9:42:56 PM PST by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: RonDog

Cruz is very impressive on the fly.


19 posted on 11/10/2013 10:00:29 PM PST by right way right (What's it gonna take? (guillotines?))
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To: RonDog

Leno runs with the Lib/Rat crowd and he’s being himself. He says stuff that he thinks the Smart People who Run Things like to hear.

Like most of them, that means he gets wee-wee’d up by conservatives, especially “uppity” ones who occasionally fail to drag their knuckles and have most of their teeth.

Did you REALLY expect something different?


20 posted on 11/10/2013 10:09:05 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: RonDog

Arguing with a liberal is like chasing a roach around the kitchen counter.


21 posted on 11/10/2013 10:09:29 PM PST by wintertime
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To: SoConPubbie
Hi, SoConPubbie!

Would you please PING your "Ted Cruz" list to this thread?

I know that this is MUCH less "serious" than your usual fare,
but I really think that we need to "control the narrative" --
since, in the words of Andrew Breitbart, "Politics is downstream from culture."
Thank you.
22 posted on 11/10/2013 10:13:56 PM PST by RonDog
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To: bigbob; onyx
Did you REALLY expect something different?
Yes, I did. :)
Something much more like THIS:
From the FR archives:
LIVE THREAD: SARAH PALIN on LENO (Sneak preview & FReepers are there)!!!!
NBC ^ | March 2, 2010 | onyx
Posted on Tuesday, March 02, 2010 7:13:48 PM by onyx

-- snip --

-- snip --
Video: Palin’s appearance on Tonight Show
posted at 9:30 am on March 3, 2010 by Ed Morrissey

The Right Scoop captured last night’s canny performance from Sarah Palin on Jay Leno’s renewed Tonight Show...


23 posted on 11/10/2013 10:27:18 PM PST by RonDog
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To: DefeatCorruption
I thought the entire episode was a disaster...Leno was like a machine gun, working from a list, obviously compiled by a bunch of his leftist looney-tune cohorts..he barely had time to came up for air. Cruz was calm in the face of leno’s attacks, but hardly had the ability to shine under such uncalled for circumstances. It made me uncomfortabe just viewing this. You can put a fork in leno as far as I’m concerned.

Leno looked like a desperate man. What was it that had his underwear in knots? He looked hell bent on sticking it to Cruz in a social situation. Very weird viewing. Like, trying his best to demonize the opposition, when the incumbents are such incompetent boobs. Anyone with half an education can see exactly what Leno was trying to do.

24 posted on 11/10/2013 11:04:54 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: RonDog
I've only watched two segments of Leno in the past five years, this past one with Cruz, and another with Dennis Miller.

Dennis, being more familiar with the media stage, knowing what he was going to get, absolutely destroyed Leno's idiot leftist constructs when he tried to put them by him. He ridiculed Leno in the finest manner. It was hilarious to watch Leno's face drop in defeat.

Cruz did well, but will have to understand the attacks that will come in a clear way. I have faith he will learn well, he actually carried himself fine, bringing Leno to a draw, but he has to understand that people like Leno are inviting him on to destroy him and plan how to deliver his message in the face of that kind of evil.

25 posted on 11/10/2013 11:15:15 PM PST by Lakeshark (Mr Reid, tear down this law!)
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To: RonDog

Leno can’t hang with his wife and friends if he doesn’t come in like a ball breaker onto the heinous Tea Party Ted Cruz. His tolerant liberal friends couldn’t tolerate it if he treated Ted Cruz as a human being. If he showed even the slightest respect or kindness, as he does with bit actresses and dog and pony shows, he would be thrown out of Hollywood onto his chin.


26 posted on 11/10/2013 11:23:32 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: RonDog

I’m saying that I was in the studio audience when Jay interviewed Sarah Palin (once) and Ann Coulter (twice),
and I did not recognize the Jay Leno that I saw reading Obama talking points at Ted Cruz last Friday.


I never ever saw Leno quite that rough on anyone ever. It was clear he was instructed not to let up or show any humanity. He was reading from a sheet or card and just kept returning to it like a guy with a knife hanging over his head.

I don’t think it was by his NBC bosses; I don’t think he gives a poop about them. I think it might have been from wife and friends, social pressure.


27 posted on 11/10/2013 11:26:47 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: Yaelle
Notice the "cue card" on Leno's desk? Does he usually have it there or was it from some other bit?

I've never seen him use a talking points "prop" like that.

Leno was an ass. Not as big of an ass as Letterman was to Limbaugh, but pretty close.

Why invite someone on to a "comedy show" and turn it into Crossfire?

28 posted on 11/10/2013 11:37:17 PM PST by boop (I had no IDEA I'd be paying for Obamacare. I thought it would be a rich guy.)
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To: boop
Why invite someone on to a "comedy show" and turn it into Crossfire?
My thought, exactly!
There already are enough "political" shows out there. :(

29 posted on 11/11/2013 1:20:11 AM PST by RonDog
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To: RonDog

No harm, no foul. I thought it was great that Leno “challenged” Cruz (what a joke!). It gave Cruz a chance to explain to a nationwide audience what he was doing and why. Those questions may have seemed tough and unfair to some of our Freepers, but to Cruz, they were softball lobs, which he regularly hit out of the park. Leno did him a big favor with those questions. Do you think he is a secret Cruz in ‘16 supporter?


30 posted on 11/11/2013 1:24:55 AM PST by paristexas
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To: Yaelle
I never ever saw Leno quite that rough on anyone ever.
I don't watch the "Tonight Show" often enough to speak with authority on this...
...but it did seem very "out of character" for Jay to be constantly INTERRUPTING Senator Cruz...
...and ZINGING him with obviously prepared "gotcha" statements, and clearly leftist talking points.
31 posted on 11/11/2013 1:25:25 AM PST by RonDog
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To: Yaelle
I don’t think it was by his NBC bosses...

...I think it might have been from his wife and friends, social pressure.

Mavis Leno could be PART of the problem.

From WND.com:

How the Lenos' 'help' actually harms women
Exclusive: Jill Stanek targets Jay and Mavis over fundraiser for feminist group

In 2005, Jay Leno’s wife, Mavis, told the Detroit Free Press:

"Our current conservative, religious government is obsessed with women on life support and with fetuses because they are imaginary people..."
...So Leno can spare me her words of concern for the plight of oppressed women in Afghanistan,
which is why she says she is hosting a Hollywood fundraiser for the Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF)
on April 29 with her soon-to-be NBC prime-time player husband, Jay.
One right they want is for Afghan women to be free to abort. Crazy.
Mavia [sp] Leno is a long-time board member of FMF, which was founded and is headed
by former National Organization for Women President Eleanor Smeal. FMF took over Ms. Magazine in 2001.

Of course, FMF supports abortion on demand, even issuing a congratulatory e-mail when infamous late-term abortionist
George Tiller was acquitted of criminal charges last month and encouraging followers to

"Send Dr. Tiller a message of support for all his work for women!"
FMF sends "community organizers" throughout the country to train abortion mill deathscorts. It supports taxpayer-funded abortion.

FMF promoted access for both men and women to purchase the morning-after pill without a prescription
and is now pushing for minor boys and girls to have the same access. It opposes parental involvement laws before abortion for minors...


32 posted on 11/11/2013 1:51:37 AM PST by RonDog
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To: RonDog
Mavis Leno could be PART of the problem...
Except that she is not NEW...

From marriage.about.com:

Jay and Mavis were married in a small wedding at a friends' home on November 30, 1980...
That is, Jay was already married to Mavis for a long time
when he interviewed conservatives Ann Coulter and Sarah Palin - much more professionally.
33 posted on 11/11/2013 2:16:36 AM PST by RonDog
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To: RonDog
...but it did seem very "out of character" for Jay to be constantly INTERRUPTING Senator Cruz...

...and ZINGING him with obviously prepared "gotcha" statements, and clearly leftist talking points.

I found the FULL TRANSCRIPT (provided by Senator Cruz's office) from last Friday's interview here:
Video: Ted Cruz On The Tonight Show | The Lonely Conservative
...and will now post from this transcript EXTENSIVELY, to prove my point. :)
34 posted on 11/11/2013 2:41:36 AM PST by RonDog
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To: feinswinesuksass; DoughtyOne; Cinnamon Girl; Tony in Hawaii; Bob J; diotima; gc4nra; Howie; ...
Los Angeles PING!
35 posted on 11/11/2013 2:43:39 AM PST by RonDog
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To: RonDog
There is a nicely-edited VIDEO of that interview now posted on PopModal.com:

Ted Cruz with Jay Leno: Cruz stands with the 99% hit hard by Obamacare
while Jay defends the rich and connected.









36 posted on 11/11/2013 3:03:53 AM PST by RonDog
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To: RonDog
Ted Cruz with Jay Leno: Cruz stands with the 99% hit hard by Obamacare
while Jay defends the rich and connected.
See also, from www.richestnetworth.com:

Jay Leno's Net Worth is $150 Million
Jay Leno's Salary is $30 Million

37 posted on 11/11/2013 3:08:29 AM PST by RonDog
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To: paristexas

I agree. Can you you imagine Obozo, “Uhh, uuhh, uh” without a teleprompter in a similar set up ?


38 posted on 11/11/2013 3:33:04 AM PST by gusopol3
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To: RonDog

Leno continually told ‘stupid Bush’ jokes. There was one of those quips in every monologue.

His Obama jokes are not about stupidity.

My idea is to tag the voters:

Did you hear about the Obama voter who locked his keys in his car?

He had to use a coat hanger to get his family out.


39 posted on 11/11/2013 4:36:52 AM PST by Loud Mime (Living Orwell's nightmare)
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To: RonDog

Thanks for that.


40 posted on 11/11/2013 5:12:13 AM PST by Excellence (All your database are belong to us.)
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To: RonDog; Pajamajan; RedMDer; DangerZone; castowell; JJHLH1; rhubarbk; Jotmo; Hamilcar_Barca; ...

Ted Cruz Ping!

If you want on/off this ping list, please let me know.

Please beware, this is a high-volume ping list!


41 posted on 11/11/2013 6:28:11 AM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: RonDog
...and ZINGING him with obviously prepared "gotcha" statements, and clearly leftist talking points.
From the FULL TRANSCRIPT now posted on The Lonely Conservative:
Jay: Let me ask you something. Let me ask you something.

If I was a strategist for your side and I didn’t think Obamacare was going to work,
I would have sat back and said, "you know something, let’s not shut down the government.

Let’s see what happens.'

See, I think instead of — a lot of people do not like the government shutdown.

I mean, when Newt Gingrich was here, well he said "this is a game." Well, it’s not a game. People lose their jobs.

But, if they had just not shut it down, what’s happening with Obamacare would still have happened.

And rather than having people vilify you for shutting down the government,
it might have been seen in a different light.

Do you think...

Cruz: Listen, Jay, I’m one of the many people who was not a fan of shutting down the government.

Throughout this whole thing, I said...

Jay: You looked like a big fan from where I was standing!


42 posted on 11/11/2013 6:42:01 AM PST by RonDog
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To: SoConPubbie
Thanks for the "Ted Cruz" PING, SoConPubbie!
43 posted on 11/11/2013 6:44:11 AM PST by RonDog
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To: RonDog
From the FULL TRANSCRIPT now posted on The Lonely Conservative:
Cruz: And the reason we had a government shutdown is President Obama the Democrats said,
"we will not negotiate, and we will not compromise."

You know, it’s striking now...

Jay: But here’s my thing.
You don’t negotiate or compromise because A) John Roberts — Republican, pretty much — said this is the law.

Obamacare is the law of the land.
Let’s move on. Isn’t that true?

Cruz: The Supreme Court upheld the constitutional challenge.

But it isn’t working.
3.5 million people across this country have gotten cancelation notices...

Jay: I know, but social security took seven years before anybody got the first check.

Roosevelt said, we’re gonna put social security — it was seven years before anybody got anything.


44 posted on 11/11/2013 6:52:36 AM PST by RonDog
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To: RonDog
From the FULL TRANSCRIPT now posted on The Lonely Conservative:
Jay: Let me ask about gun control.

Why is increased or better background checks not a good thing?
You voted against this.

Why is that — why is keeping the mentally unstable, those type of people —
not saying you can’t have guns, you just have to pass a background check.

Why is that bad?

Cruz: Look, I support background checks.

In fact, when we had the battle over gun control, I was very proud to work with Senator Chuck Grassley
on the law enforcement alternative. There are two different philosophies.

Do you target violent criminals, or do you try to
take away the constitutional rights of law-abiding citizens?

Jay: Well, no, you always target violent criminals, obviously,
but the fact that a complete psychopath can go to a gun show and buy half a dozen guns — and now,
hasn’t your new bill made it easier to go across state lines with guns?


45 posted on 11/11/2013 7:02:49 AM PST by RonDog
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To: RonDog
...but it did seem very "out of character" for Jay to be constantly INTERRUPTING Senator Cruz...

...and ZINGING him with obviously prepared "gotcha" statements, and clearly leftist talking points.

See also THIS wonderful analysis, from pjmedia.com:
Compare and Contrast: Leno Interviewing Obama and Cruz
Does Jay have a double standard?

On Friday, Texas Senator Ted Cruz made his first appearance on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
Leno, allegedly in his last season as host of the Tonight Show, has not been known as a particularly partisan entertainer,
so it was surprising to see him go "Candy Crowley" on Ted Cruz...

-- snip --

...Some on Twitter compared Leno to a prosecuting attorney as he interrupted Cruz and accused him
of everything from shutting down the government to wanting violent psychopaths to have guns.

Cruz, for his part, used the appearance to his advantage, clearly understanding both the venue and the audience.
Although Cruz is certainly more than capable of holding his own in a debate with Leno,
he chose mostly to keep his powder dry, defying the media-generated image of him as a hostile aggressor.
He was relaxed and laid back, despite the tough questioning.

It seemed to go over well with the audience, which erupted into cheers after several of Cruz’s points.

It’s interesting to go back and watch Leno’s interview with President Obama from this past August, and
compare the questions and tone with Leno’s interview with Cruz last night...

CLICK HERE for more of this LONG, but EXCELLENT article

46 posted on 11/11/2013 7:24:28 AM PST by RonDog
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To: DefeatCorruption

I hope Cruz doesn’t feel the need to go on more shows like that one. Doesn’t need the liberal ambushes, never helps anything.


47 posted on 11/11/2013 7:27:27 AM PST by Kenny
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To: RonDog
It’s interesting to go back and watch Leno’s interview with President Obama from this past August, and
compare the questions and tone with Leno’s interview with Cruz last night...
Here's MORE from EXCELLENT ANALYSIS posted pjmedia.com:
...The most obviously noticeable difference is how often Leno interrupts Cruz compared to Obama.

Leno lets the president finish nearly every answer.

Even when Obama lapses into "um...uh...uh..." Leno patiently waits for Obama to continue.

-- snip --

From the very first question, you can see the difference in tone between the two interviews.

Leno to Obama:

Happy Birthday! How did you celebrate? What did you do?

- – [responding to Obama's basketball comment] You’re pretty competitive, so...

I’ve seen Michelle tease you about your gray hair — you’ve got a bit of silver in your hair — do you tease back?

Leno to Cruz:
I’ve been reading a lot about you lately and they describe you as aggressive, arrogant, and abrasive. Accurate?

- – Any one of those? Can you believe any one of those?

What three adjectives would you use to describe...

Leno tosses the president a few softball questions to relax him and create a friendly atmosphere.

With Cruz, he goes straight to the "everyone pretty much agrees that you’re a jerk. Why do you think that is?" question...


48 posted on 11/11/2013 7:40:55 AM PST by RonDog
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To: Kenny
I hope Cruz doesn’t feel the need to go on more shows like that one.

Doesn’t need the liberal ambushes, never helps anything.

First, I agree with Andrew Breitbart that "Politics is downstream from culture,"
so we need to engage the Left in ALL forms of media/entertainment.

Second, I do not think that Senator Cruz expected such hostile treatment from Jay Leno.

He will not make THAT mistake again.
It seemed like Jay was acting (uncharacteristically) like a Charlie Gibson/Katie Couric wanna-be,
hoping to draw blood from Senator Cruz like they did by sandbagging Governor Palin.
49 posted on 11/11/2013 8:10:23 AM PST by RonDog
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Ideally, though, I want a metaphor that allows Jay Leno to save face.


WHY?


50 posted on 11/11/2013 10:46:20 AM PST by DefeatCorruption
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