I’ve been seeing comments from Cruz’s political opponents who say he’s extremely calculating and will do anything to win. That is, they’re basically saying he’s the male Republican version of Hillary Clinton. I’m sure that Cruz is extremely calculating and will do anything he can do to win.
The thing is, though, given Cruz’s lifetime fealty to the Constitution, I’m willing to gamble that, if/when he wins, he will work to restore constitutional balance to America — so I would like him to do anything legal that he can do win. Hillary, on the other hand, if/when she wins, will do everything she can to further enrich herself and to expand her power base, legal or illegal. To my mind, a cold, calculating constitutional devotee is infinitely preferable when compared to anyone else running for office this year.
Having said that, Cruz knows that you can’t win if the average voter think you’re cold and calculating. So he came out with a charming video to show his charming side. And it’s a funny video, which might hold the attention of the Saturday Night Live crowd at which it’s aimed: