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WASHINGTON POST HITS TED CRUZ WITH 12 'BIRTHER' STORIES IN TWO DAYS



by JOHN NOLTE21 Aug 2013, 6:16 AM PDT
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":
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 his candidacy through character assassination.

During the 2012 presidential campaign, the Post's attacks on Mitt Romney frequently followed the lead of whatever attack the Obama campaign was pushing at the time.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2013/08/21/washington-post-12-ted-cruz-birther-stories
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Added: Aug-21-2013 Occurred On: Aug-21-2013
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  • If the Cruzman is from Kenyan, he would get a pass. Maybe it's a white hispanic stereotype or something like that.

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  • Turns out there are Liberal birthers!!!! Who would've think that?

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  • We can only wish they had the same drive and motivation when Barry was running for office. But Barry fit the liberal medias agenda, whereas Ted is a threat to their liberal ideologies.

    We can only hope the kool aid drinkers will detox before they become full fledged addict's.

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    • And the really sad part is Ted Cruz is not running for president " yet " and the liberal media is already getting their attack dogs out...... Even a moron should be able to see the agenda here.

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  • Who believes any of this shit anymore? Republican, Democrat, its a fucking side show.

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    • @cremation 
      It's always been a "Sideshow" of sorts...but they all muddled along together and things got done.
      Now with everybody claiming their "Right" to speak things are getting a tad unconscionable.

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  • Canada is America, in a sense. Kenya is nothing like America or Canada.

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  • This guy had the grave misfortune of not being born in Israel apparently.

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  • I like how Repukes are swearing up and down that Ted Cruz's and Obama's Birthing situations are not the same thing.... Let me dumb it down here...

    Obama Birthers: He was not born in the United States

    Ted Cruz: WAS NOT BORN IN THE UNITED STATES

    Obama: Mother was an American Citizen

    Ted Cruz: Mother was an American Citizen.

    NOPE. not the same here folks.

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    • @Michel Roque 
      Or, the libs just swear to their non-specific supreme being that the big O is a citizen but roll out neverending acts of journalism to prove that Cruz is NOT a citizen.

      And so it goes.

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    • @copperdog3 Come on Doggie, even you have to admit this is pretty fucking funny ;)

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    • @Michel Roque Difference is that Ted Cruz doesn't openly hate America nor is he a former/present communist openly. Obama is fails both those test. Either way, government shepherd for the masses of society so it's a lose-lose situation anyway. Neither can be considered a constitutional president for being born outside of a US territory. I don't believe or care if Obama was or not so I'll just agree that he wasn't.

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    • @Inga Binga 
      No argument here. Cheers.

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    • @Michel Roque Let's dumb it down a bit further then. Remember when the issue would come up with Obama and the left would insist it was a non-issue and why don't we all shut up about it? How about they follow their own talking points about it now? If the facts are the same with the roles reversed, why doesn't their own STFU strategy apply now. Oh, that's right, it doesn't suit their agenda now that the roles are reversed.

      I am not a birther on either side, just wish they would both STFU More..

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  • Did anyone expect less from the mainstream media ? It's masters must fear him, perhaps he won't be their lap dog and lick there feet. Probably something like that or more than likely they fear he will siphon off Hispanic votes from that Hag Hillary, that's got to be what it's about.

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  • He sure as hell wasn't born in Kenya.

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  • We "PWN" the left in Texas.

    Case in point...Ted Cruz. I'm proud to say he got my vote and will again, any time.

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  • As long as we don't get another person from Chicago running for office...... Oh wait Hitlery Rotten Clinton is from Chicago. Again I say as long as we don't get another person from Chicago.

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  • Rand Paul 2016

    I don't trust Cruz. I get the feeling he is the Neocon Trojan Horse. How many of you know Cruz's Wife is a Goldman Sachs VP? If you listen to people like Glenn Beck, you will notice he never says Rand Paul's name without mentioning Ted Cruz in the same sentence. However Beck will mention Cruz all the time without mentioning Rand. Now it appears the Liberal rags have decided they want Cruz as the Republican front man, with this story as evidence. "Can Cruz Run For Presiden More..

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    • @Big Chuck 
      That's exactly what I was thinking. He really just got a piggy back ride from the liberty movement without ever really doing anything. His name got too big for no reason in no time at all.

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    • @Big Chuck you trust Rand Paul? The same guy who said he wouldn't mind if a drone took out someone for stealing some liquor?

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  • tell me it isn't so. Next you will tell me that fox news hates Obama

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  • Nostory

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  • Nostory

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  • Amazing how MSM feels like being born in Kenya to an international Marxist father and then taking citizenship in Muslim Indonesia is not a story.

    But holy fuck!! Someone born to American citizens living in Canada for a time and it's ...... (fill in your own adverb adjective verb noun)!!!!!

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  • Sure! That's what America needs for presi-puppet..
    a Canadian-born Mexican.

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  • hes a secret Canadian spy :P

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  • every time I read this crap about politics all I get from it blah blah blah lies through teeth blah blah blah some more lies. hes said she said......boring

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  • "12 birther stories on Cruz."
    That`s insulting, isn`t it?
    Poor Cruz.

    "The timing of the Post's assault is also curious" How dare they?
    LMAO!!!!

    How about 467,000 bogus birther stories about The President of the United States?
    Where is the respect for the Presidency.

    Surely you are not expecting Cruz to be treated differently?
    If you are, why?

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  • Back-stabbing, hypocrite, liberal sleeze from the Washington post? Who would have believed it.

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  • TED CRUZ ONCE FCKD A DEMOCRAT TEEN AND I HAVE PROOF

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  • I also don't trust Ted Cruz. I fear he might be a ringer. Somehow being a "liberty candidate" and simultaneously being married to a VP at Goldman Sachs doesn't sit well with me.

    I'll stick with Rand. I still think Rand will likely do his own fair share of flip flopping, anyone would, but there's good reason that he came to prominence. Cruz just came out of nowhere an piggy backed the liberty movement.

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