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Kirkwood: Time for Cruz to Name Fiorina as His Running Mate

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By John J. Kirkwood - 

Before he can crush the serial felon that is Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz has got to beat the serial liar that is Donald Trump, before the love child of De Niro’s Wag the Dog and Pacino’s Simone becomes the Republican Presidential nominee.  The Donald may be the biggest farce in American political history but he’s rallying the dispossessed with the verve and the acumen that The Governor showed in Woodbury.

Cruz had a solid game plan going into Super Tuesday but who would have thought that the perfect storm that is Hurricane Donald would have Archie Bunkered his way into the heart of the disenfranchised?

Turns out that those who have been chewed and screwed by the Republican establishment aren’t in a discerning type of mood, and they’ll raise the white tail to the first buck that prances by.  The average Trump supporter, blind with rage, isn’t actually operating in the realm of reason, but I haven’t seen gullibility like this since Ray Davies danced with Lola.

This past week we’ve witnessed an abundance of serious breakdowns showing the drubbing that Donald Trump is taking in the analytics that actually matter.  Both Guy Benson and Steve Deace take us behind the numbers and expose Trump’s weaknesses both on fundamentals like “favorability” and “trust,” and on specific demographic groups like Hispanics, Millennials, and Trump’s Achilles heel – Women.

Deace writing for Conservative Review states, “USA Today says that Trump loses younger voters under 35-years old to Hillary Clinton by 33 points. That’s right—33 points. In fact, you’re already seeing Trump struggle with younger voters throughout this GOP primary.

Trump also has a 77% unfavorable rating with Hispanics, according to Gallup, which is more than twice that of Ted Cruz (30%). Since October, the percentage of women who have a “very unfavorable view” of Trump has gone up from 40% to 50% according to Reuters, whose polling has been among the most favorable to Trump this cycle. In the current ABC News/Washington Post poll Trump now has the highest overall unfavorable of any domestic politician in the survey’s history.”

The hard, cold truth is that the clock is winding down and if we are to preserve the Republic and rescue the country from the Alinsky sabotage of the last seven years, Team Cruz is going to have to go with the nuclear option.  For Ted Cruz and the campaign it’s time to pull the goalie – name your running mate now!  And the absolute perfect choice is Carly Fiorina!

Why Carly? Because she’s faced down Trump before and threw him off his game.  Because she’s brilliant, articulate, will rally Republican and Independent women, and can say things that Ted can’t say and probably shouldn’t say.  And she’ll be much more effective in saying it.

Why Carly?  Because the press is all about Trump and the moment Carly steps into the ring she becomes Trump’s foil, and they’ll rush to have her on to promote the battle.  And while Trump may be Clubber Lang, Carly is Apollo, and this time Creed wins.

Why Carly?  Because Trump is a cancer and Carly’s faced cancer before and kicked its ass!  And who better to get Medieval on Trump’s rump than the Devil who wears Prada with the degree in Medieval History from Stanford?  But, most of all, because the Cruz campaign needs a shot of adrenaline and considering Trump’s weaknesses and Carly’s strengths, maybe a shot of estrogen would even be better.

Look, the Cruz campaign needs a kick-start and we are nearing a go-for-broke moment.  And frankly, there’s no better choice for a running mate than Carly Fiorina.  And this wouldn’t be a hoax or a gimmick, Carly is the real deal.  And aside from being the Kryptonite to Superman, I mean, to Lex Luthor, Carly deserves this, and would bring the needed energy to a lagging campaign that’s been playing catch up since South Carolina.

Have you seen what Uma Thurman did to the Crazy ‘88s?  Ted, hand Carly the Hattori Hanzo sword and she will make Uma look like a ribbon dancer. It’s time, Release the Kraken!

Cruz/Fiorina 2016 – It’s the winning ticket!

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10 COMMENTS

  1. No wonder Cruz is losing if this is typical of the advice he gets. In an insurgent year, lets announce early that Ted is going to pick a failed, rejected establishment lite candidate as his VP pick. This would be about the worst thing he could do.

  2. Wow.
    I haven’t read a screed this peyote-induced since I un-subscribed to the National Lampoon back in the late 70’s.
    But yes, by all means, please Cruz campaign absolutely choose Fiorina as your running mate.
    So Carly can forever be remembered as:
    “The Final Nail”.

  3. Mr. Trump has the entire Washington establishment in total panic mode because with his election, it will no longer be business as usual. We are 19 trillion dollars in debt. We need to close the front door to people from third world countries coming here with their hands out. And by the way, we need to close the back door too. Mr. Trump has said that he will do this, and it is not a Republican or Democratic issue. It is an American issue. We can’t afford to take care of the people we have here now. How can any sane individual say we should let the flood gates open for more. What people miss is the main issue. Free trade agreements have decimated our manufacturing economy and eliminated our middle class. You know, the one that pays the taxes!! Trump is winning because he promises to get done what the people want done. He is the only one with the guts to say it.

  4. Spot on Carl… American workers always end up with the short end of the stick with our so-called free trade agreements. Was it too much to ask some American worker protections be included, congress stabbed the people they are suppose to represent right square in the back!
    Kirk is one of the NAFTA supporters and the low info idiots gave him a primary victory… insanity!!

  5. She brings nothing to the ticket except that she is a woman and in case anyone has not noticed so is Hillary.
    Again, she brings nothing!
    If Cruz had been smart he would have seriously courted Carson and named him as his VP.

  6. Naming his VP pick now would probably kill Cruz dead, as it would be a display of desperation.
    Naming Fiorina would be even worse, as IMO she doesn’t bring much of anything to the table. Her political credentials are a failed run for Senator in California, and a feeble and failed run for President. Her business record is weak too.
    (I don’t dislike her, but a spade is a spade.)

  7. Wow, Kirkwood, what the blazes is wrong with you? No wonder the Republicans are losers. You trash every single person who supports Trump. Well guess what. If you establishment idiots succeed in overriding our votes and replacing Trump with someone YOU want but no one else does, we are all staying home. That’s the only way you will learn. You can’t simply TELL us who to vote for. Doesn’t work that way.