PoliticsNation | February 25, 2013
>>> a lot us were wondering how ted kruz would react to being compared to senator mccarthy . he is the most notorious figures in political history. a man who was disgraced for falsely accusing government officials of being communist. last week we found out. senator cruz once said president obama would be a good president of harvard law school because the school's faculty was filled with communists who want to overthrow the government. so did cruz hide from the story? issue a denial? maybe an apology? nope! his spokeswoman said, "senator cruz 's substantive point was absolutely correct." absolutely correct? really? that president obama would fit in with harvard's communist that want to overthrow the government? but cruz is still seeing red now that he's in the senate.
>> i think president obama is the most radical president we've ever seen. but i think a lot of republicans failed to stand for principle. and contributed to getting us in this mess.
>> radical? you know what is really radical? making wild accusations about the president's nominee for defense secretary chuck hagel .
>> it may be that he spoke at radical or extreme groups or anti-israel groups and accepted financial compensation, we don't know. it is at a minimum relevant to know if that $200,000 that he deposited in his bank account came directly from saudi arabia , came directly from north korea . i have no evidence to suggest that it is or isn't.
>> cruz had no evidence to back any of that up. but he had no problem throwing he has accusations around anyway. didn't you think we would notice? nice try. we