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WAPO Hits Ted Cruz With 12 'Birther' Stories In Two Days

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By John Nolte
8/21/13

Over the course of just two days, the Washington Post pounded its readers with 12 "birther" stories aimed at Texas Senator Ted Cruz. Headlines included, "Can Ted Cruz Run for President?", "Canadian Born Ted Cruz Releases Birth Certificate Amid Queries if He's Eligible for Presidential Run," "Ted Cruz: I am Not a Canadian," and "No, Ted Cruz "Birthers" are Not the Same as Obama Birthers":
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Though there is no legal question as to Cruz's eligibility to run for president (Cruz was born an American citizen), the Post has spent the last 48 hours bedeviling the Hispanic senator with articles obviously meant to put him on defense and plant a seed of doubt in voters' minds.

The timing of the Post's assault is also curious. By accident or design, it dovetails perfectly with a widely criticized Daily Beast hit-piece on Cruz that also focuses on and questions Cruz's past and background.

Since being elected to the United States Senate in 2012, Cruz has emerged as one of the most vocal critics of President Obama and his signature healthcare plan, ObamaCare. The Washington Post has endorsed Obama for president, and frequently used its news and editorial pages to defend ObamaCare.

In the past, the Post has also launched crusades to destroy the careers of many Republicans, including US Senate candidate George Allen, presidential candidate Mitt Romney, presidential candidate Rick Perry, and current gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli -- among others. The Post's modus operandi is similar to what Cruz is currently facing: The Post floods the zone with stories critical of the Republican in an effort to undermine their candidacy through character assassination.


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Washington Post Hits Ted Cruz with 12 'Birther' Stories in Two Days


The NY Slimes and the Hillary Clinton leadership began this first with John McCain, then the authenticity of Barack Obama citizenship. Now it's begun with Senator Ted Cruz. Who are the real birthers?
 

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The Left is scared. Afraid of Cruz and his ability to understand and enact our Constitution.
 

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By John Nolte
8/21/13

Over the course of just two days, the Washington Post pounded its readers with 12 "birther" stories aimed at Texas Senator Ted Cruz. Headlines included, "Can Ted Cruz Run for President?", "Canadian Born Ted Cruz Releases Birth Certificate Amid Queries if He's Eligible for Presidential Run," "Ted Cruz: I am Not a Canadian," and "No, Ted Cruz "Birthers" are Not the Same as Obama Birthers":
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Though there is no legal question as to Cruz's eligibility to run for president (Cruz was born an American citizen), the Post has spent the last 48 hours bedeviling the Hispanic senator with articles obviously meant to put him on defense and plant a seed of doubt in voters' minds.

The timing of the Post's assault is also curious. By accident or design, it dovetails perfectly with a widely criticized Daily Beast hit-piece on Cruz that also focuses on and questions Cruz's past and background.

Since being elected to the United States Senate in 2012, Cruz has emerged as one of the most vocal critics of President Obama and his signature healthcare plan, ObamaCare. The Washington Post has endorsed Obama for president, and frequently used its news and editorial pages to defend ObamaCare.

In the past, the Post has also launched crusades to destroy the careers of many Republicans, including US Senate candidate George Allen, presidential candidate Mitt Romney, presidential candidate Rick Perry, and current gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli -- among others. The Post's modus operandi is similar to what Cruz is currently facing: The Post floods the zone with stories critical of the Republican in an effort to undermine their candidacy through character assassination.


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Washington Post Hits Ted Cruz with 12 'Birther' Stories in Two Days


The NY Slimes and the Hillary Clinton leadership began this first with John McCain, then the authenticity of Barack Obama citizenship. Now it's begun with Senator Ted Cruz. Who are the real birthers?
When you cannot successfully extoll the virtues and accomplishments of your prefered candidate then you try to degrade those of their opponent(s). That is simply U.S. politics 101. The MSM may actually risk this effort backfiring as it could be perceived as an anti-hispanic attack. It also points out which opposition candidates scare them the most, as they are frequently the ones selected for, and subjected to, character/personal attack stories.
 

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I would say it is the establishment GOP that would rather Cruz sit this one out. The 'left' would love a TP Candidate. As far as the Constitution goes, I'd say Cruz loves it when it helps him and is just as happy to ignore it when it gets in the TP way. Like most social issues and fighting terrorism. I doubt the NSA or Drone strikes stop if Cruz was President.
 

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The NY Slimes and the Hillary Clinton leadership began this first with John McCain, then the authenticity of Barack Obama citizenship. Now it's begun with Senator Ted Cruz. Who are the real birthers?
Many of those stories aren't "birther" stories. They seem like they are just reporting what is going on. A story that says "Ted Cruz renounces Canadian Citizenship" isn't a birther story. It's a fact. A story saying Obama was born in Kenya is a birther story, because it is full of lies and untruths. See the difference?
 

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Three of the articles look like they were from the Associated Press. Just sayin.



Ted Cruz: I am not a Canadian.

reminds me of....


Ted Cruz: I am not an elephant.

lol
 

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Many of those stories aren't "birther" stories. They seem like they are just reporting what is going on. A story that says "Ted Cruz renounces Canadian Citizenship" isn't a birther story. It's a fact. A story saying Obama was born in Kenya is a birther story, because it is full of lies and untruths. See the difference?
No they don't. The Left, The Left AHHH! Hide!:scared:
 

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I love when breitbart.com is a legitimate source, but the Washington Post is biased....
 

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Many of those stories aren't "birther" stories. They seem like they are just reporting what is going on. A story that says "Ted Cruz renounces Canadian Citizenship" isn't a birther story. It's a fact. A story saying Obama was born in Kenya is a birther story, because it is full of lies and untruths. See the difference?
Denial that people in the Clinton election committee were behind the questioning of Obama's legitimacy as an American citizen is and has been hidden by Progressives.



IF OBAMA’S CITIZENSHIP/ELIGIBILTY QUESTIONS TAKE HIM …

www.hillarynme.com/2009/11/10/if-obamas-citizenshipeligibilty...
I have repeatedly stated that Obama's citizenship status on the day he ... involves a question of his citizenship, ... LOOKING AT PRESIDENT HILLARY CLINTON, ...

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Lawsuit questions Obama's eligibility for office - Washington Times

www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/aug/28/lawsuit-questions-obamas...

Pennsylvania's former deputy attorney general and Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton ... Lawsuit questions Obama’s ... Mr. Obama declared himself a citizen of ...

De ja vu all over again.
 
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