Unlike the majority of rock-ribbed conservatives out there, I’m not one who despises Paul Ryan. He’s not my favorite and he’s definitely part of the “Establishment” despite protestations and labeling from others who are conveniently within the Establishment, but I believe his heart is in the right place for the role he’s in. Then again, it could just be that he’s much better than John Boehner.
If voters put the rhetoric and the campaign lies aside, one common theme emerges about Ted Cruz and Donald Trump. Both have been involved with the “Establishment” for a long time. Ted Cruz’s involvement has made him a hated man among his peers and the donor class elites in the Republican party because he has demonstrated a willingness to go against them when it’s better for the people.