Skip to comments.McCain/Romney Adviser Mike Murphy: Cruz Would Be 'Disaster' In General Election
Posted on 08/17/2013 8:59:51 AM PDT by Qbert
Republican establishment strategist Mike Murphy, who is close to Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Mitt Romney and favors candidates like them, slammed Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), saying he would be a disaster in a general election like George McGovern was for Democrats in 1972.
Murphy told National Review that though Cruz may win the nomination if he chooses to run because he appeals so strongly to conservatives, but he would not win a general election. In Murphy's eyes, conservatives that support Cruz are not "regular Republicans" like McCain and Romney, both of whom lost general elections.
During the 2012 election cycle, Murphy went out of his way to label conservative candidates who threatened Romney as the Republican versions of McGovern, doing so on programs like NBC's Meet The Press.
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Love that track record, Murphy. Are you a RAT plant?
And a procession of ‘conservatives will line up and vote for the RINO because he can WIN!!!
Like mcCain and Willard did!
McCain and his stupid clown posse are losers
Getting campaign advice from McCain/Romney strategist is like getting a navigation lesson from the Captain of the Titanic.
It is obvious that the enemy to freedom and liberty is more the GOP right now than the Democrats. The establishment GOP will need to be completely purged or made irrelevant before this nation can elect conservatives. We may still be several election cycles away from being able to take this nation back.
Bull sh...er...bull Obamastuff.
Cruz - good.
McQueeg - RINO slime.
when RINOS start stampeding and getting their panties in a twist, it means a very good thing that a true conservative has finally rattled their cage..
The establishment fears Cruz.
I’m willing to risk it murphy - are you? Or do you LIKE losing?!
That means Sen. Cruz is, and will be, supported by
Americans FIRST, unlike the RINOs that brought
America open borders and ObamaCARE/RomneyCARE.
(It’s supposed to be a large L)
A thankfully growing number are. Now if we can get FR’ GOP sycophants to shut up.....
An expert who lost 2 elections he should have won has spoken!
Yeah, sure. If it hadn’t been for McCain and Romney, the Republicans probably would have lost two elections.
I was just thinking the same thing.
Ted Cruz would be a disaster in a general election
Not a resounding republican success story, like McCain?
The two easiest jobs in DC.
A lobbyist with a pocket full of money.
A political consultant.
I distinctly remember hearing the Republican establishment say the exact same thing about Ronald Reagan.
the rinoes will help the rats get rid of cruz for being ineligible
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