Should Ted Cruz be arrested?

  • Article by: Dusty Nix , Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
  • Updated: October 21, 2013 - 11:27 AM

Suggesting that he should be, some on the Loony Left are trying to out-stupid the Rabid Right.

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gearrunrOct. 21, 1311:55 AM

This is not surprising. This is the kind of power that the party of "tolerance" and "open minded enlightenment" wants, the power to silence those who disagree.

sanddogsnarlOct. 21, 1312:00 PM

I'm sure you must have misunderstood. Not that he should be "arrested," but that something needs to be done to address his extraordinary degree of "arrested" development.

i01010101Oct. 21, 1312:07 PM

If legalized insanity is par for the course today, then why not start talking about arresting every politician on capitol hill for the government shutdown? Just as fruitless and as pointless as arresting Cruz, but worth talking about if a person is trapped within their own little world.

kleindropperOct. 21, 1312:16 PM

This is not surprising language from the left. The left cannot handle dissent or debate and thus want to eliminate it. Some examples?: Hitler, Stalin, Mao, Pol Pot, Kim Jung Il; all were socialist statists (like Obama) or outright communists.

jgmanciniOct. 21, 1312:22 PM

1. So, you've never been to the website, but you thought you'd pass along "news" of a "reported" petition that you haven't seen or verified? How responsible of you. Whatever happened to fact checking? 2. There are always going to be a fringe element to every group. Even if there is such a petition, let's compare a handful of left wing crazies to a very vocal group of Republican senators and representatives repeatedly calling for Obama's impeachment over a law that has been deemed by the Supreme Court to be constitutional. Who are the crazies?

jonnyappOct. 21, 1312:33 PM

From the page with the petition:

"MoveOn volunteers reviewed this petition and determined that it may not reflect MoveOn members' progressive values. MoveOn will not promote the petition beyond hosting it on our site. Click here if you think MoveOn should support this petition."

and also

"MoveOn Civic Action does not necessarily endorse the contents of petitions posted on this site. MoveOn Petitions is an open tool that anyone can use to post a petition advocating any point of view, so long as the petition does not violate our terms of service."

So in short, this commentary is as looney as suggesting is promoting the arrest of Ted Cruz.

mspshadowOct. 21, 1312:35 PM

" reportedly has posted a petition on its website that browsers can 'sign'"...I'd never been to, so I took this opportunity to see for myself. Just some clarification - ANYONE can set up a petition for any reason on that site.

hittodeadOct. 21, 1312:57 PM

The email address for this writer listed at the end of the story is incorrect; it's

football24Oct. 21, 13 1:06 PM

Left-wingers delcared, starting on January 20, 2009, (just a few days after Capt. "Sully" Sullenberger's amazing clash landing in the Hudson River where no one got killed), dissent to be a crime. Now, no one is safe. Not Ted Cruz, not John Boehner; why, even the hero "Capt. Sully" is not safe in today's America, all thanks to the liberals likes what make up the "Move On" web site.

Jimmvy22Oct. 21, 13 1:34 PM

Jgmancini: just because a law is validated, does not make it a good law. If that were true then we would still have slavery laws, Prohibition laws, and women would not be allowed to vote, all of which I'm sure you'd agree with were dumb laws. And they are not calling for his impeachment for Obamacare, there are a whole list of other activities and violations of the law for which he should be impeached for


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