There’s a disparity between what “We the People” want and what “They the Media” hope to create as the narrative. Ever since he won the Iowa caucus, Ted Cruz has been dismissed and attacked non-stop in a concerted effort by the Washington Establishment and the thought-manipulators of the mainstream media. They really hate this guy, and that’s a good thing.
One of the most common arguments made by Marco Rubio and his supporters when addressing illegal immigration is that he sounds much more conservative than he did when he was part of the Gang of Eight. The problem with the argument is that in 2013, when an organization working to push the bill spent 7-digits to advertise it, Rubio made the amnesty plan sound even more conservative than he sounds today.