Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Michael Kazin in The New Republic: The Specter of Ted Cruz's Extremism as a Fuel For Historical Change

Senator Ted Cruz of Texas:
Wacko Bird?
Harbinger of Change?

Michael Kazin's article in The New Republic is linked below.

Michael Kazin: Ted Cruz Might Fuel Historical Change

"Sometimes, those who take an inflexible, radical position hasten a purpose that years later is widely hailed as legitimate and just. Extremism is the coin of conviction, whether virtuous or malign. It forces middle-roaders to crush the disrupter or adapt."
---Michael Kazin, The New Republic 

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