What Is Hating Ted Cruz Going to Accomplish?


MINOT, N.D. — We are not far removed from the grim spectacle of enraged Donald Trump supporters violently attacking the U.S. Capitol, so you’d think the vicious pile-on against Sen. Ted Cruz would give us pause.

The man’s travel plans with his family were apparently leaked by an airline employee. Angry activists gathered at Cruz’s private residence, the place where he lives with his wife and children, to hurl invective and abuse at the man.

After the Jan. 6 riot in Washington, D.C., I thought that we were going to try to cool down these tantrums of populist rage?

I guess hate is OK, as long as it’s directed at the right sort of people.

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