Skip to comments.76% of GOP now 'conservative,' pick Cruz for 2016 nomination
Posted on 09/28/2013 11:56:55 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
This wont surprise Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid or GOP old bull Sen. John McCain -- the largest chunk of the Republican Party is now very conservative.
According to a new PPP poll, which has Sen. Ted Cruz the top choice for the 2016 Republican nomination, those who describe themselves as very conservative make up 39 percent of the splintered party. Add in those who consider themselves somewhat conservative, and the right-leaning voters comprise 76 percent of the party.
In the new poll of 743 Republican primary voters, 1 percent called themselves very liberal, 4 percent somewhat liberal, and just 18 percent as moderate.
Among the conservative voters, Cruz is the leading choice for the GOP nomination. He won 34 percent of that group. But he also shows remarkable crossover as 32 percent of the very liberal crowd also prefer him.
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For the first time in more than a decade, I have something completely real to believe in. There are no lies, no posturing, no equivocation. Just the complete and honest patriotic truth. And, I would give the world for that.
very liberal 1
somewhat liberal 4
somewhat conservative 37
very conservative 39
We’ll see if these “conservatives” show up at the primary polls and can find a conservative candidate’s name on the ballot that they recognize. But millions will still think “It’s Jebbie’s turn.”
I believe people have had enough of the Bushes. I just pray they have had enough of the Clintons as well.
While I won’t be shocked if the politically tonedeaf GOP decides to coronate him, I cannot see another Bush presidency happening. Smacks too much of a dynasty, and besides, Jeb IMO simply doesn’t have the charisma for a national election.
Indeed. There seems to be fresh air in the room
The more dangerous meme is "He can win."
All it takes is someone to have a strong conservative conviction and follow thru. Anyone in the GOP since Reagan could have easily held this position. Cruz and Lee are the only ones at this time. Perhaps those numbers will grow. Rand Paul is too flaky to be reliable.
A man of character, who will probably make a few mistakes over the years, but one you can trust to be making the choices based on what he deemed to be the BEST choice at the time. Hiind-sight is always better, but wisdom comes with listening to that still small voice inside that keeps one on the right track, and being honest. Admit mistakes and seek forgiveness and be true to what you believe. Cruz knew the risks involved. He stood when he was being battered by the majority of the party. He is another Margaret Thatcher, in that sense. He’ll still be hated by those who will not want the party to hold to its party planks, but the base, the real voters know character when they see it. We are the ones whose voices count. He is a man of the people. We need to continue to pray for him. You know that the party elites, the media and the left will do everything they can to take him out.
Unlike Odumbo, Cruz is really smart and has proved it.
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no doubt he will probably make some mistakes...but ....so far, he has been flawless!!!!
This is awesome
every TV pundit, every RINO trashed Cruz
I’d say this is victory
So how do end up with so many RINO’s??
Because they all run portraying themselves as conservatives
It does make me smile.
In the new poll of 743 Republican primary voters, 1 percent called themselves very liberal, 4 percent somewhat liberal, and just 18 percent as moderate. Among the conservative voters, Cruz is the leading choice for the GOP nomination.
“Among the conservative voters, Cruz is the leading choice for the GOP nomination. He won 34 percent of that group. But he also shows remarkable crossover as 32 percent of the very liberal crowd also prefer him.”
Just goes to show the GOPe Karl Rove propaganda outpost is total BS when they say real conservatives cannot win.
People want a LEADER. Cruz is that leader.
” the GOPe Karl Rove propaganda outpost is total BS “
This is really good news in the midst of a lot of dreary establishment GOP dribble.