Republican National Convention — Day Three
I was in front of the New York delegation when Cruz made his non-endorsement of Trump in three words, "vote our conscience." Cheers turned to shouts of "We want Trump! We want Trump!" and "Endorse Trump! Endorse Trump!" As Cruz left the stage, the boos became deafening.
But conservatives who have opposed The Donald despite his victory in the Republican Party took heart in Cruz's speech.
Ted Cruz has used the word freedom more in the last five minutes then Donald Trump has in this entire campaign.— Charlie Sykes (@SykesCharlie) July 21, 2016
People who support Trump because he "tells it like it is" are mad that Ted Cruz didn't lie and say he is in favor of what Trump stands for.— Leon Wolf (@LeonHWolf) July 21, 2016
I'll defend it all day long and twice on Sunday. https://t.co/55bvcS6Df2— Jonah Goldberg (@JonahNRO) July 21, 2016
The nationalists may very well take over the GOP for years to come. That doesn't mean conservatives should be quiet. @tedcruz won't be.— Matthew Continetti (@continetti) July 21, 2016
And this is just hilarious.
Let's dispel with the notion Cruz didn't know what he was doing by saying vote your conscience. He knew exactly what he was doing.— Josh Jordan (@NumbersMuncher) July 21, 2016