How Ted Cruz and Ron Paul Republicans took over TarrantSubmitted by DeMolay on Sat, 02/22/2014 - 20:47
The days are gone when Tarrant County politics revolved around baseball owner-governor George W. Bush or U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison.
Now, it revolves around Republicans like U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz or state Rep. Jonathan Stickland.
The county’s abrupt right turn was on display again last week, when the genteel Bush was on our front page honoring veterans while the brash Stickland, R-Bedford, was at a debate calling public school spending “wealth redistribution.”
Once, the John Birch Society distributed fliers calling public education a subversive plot, and Republicans laughed.
Now, Birchers are almost too liberal.
Read more here: http://www.star-telegram.com/2014/02/22/5592197/how-ted-cruz...