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Turmoil grips conservative Schlafly organization, amid Trump-Cruz tensions

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posted on Apr, 20 2016 @ 12:53 PM
Just when you thought Ted Cruz could not get any sleazier, that his back-room back-stabbing act could not get any worse...he goes after a 91 year old Conservative icon, because she has endorsed Donald Trump, and her organization said some things critical of him.

The decades-old, conservative juggernaut Eagle Forum is engulfed in a personal and political power struggle allegedly sparked by iconic founder Phyllis Schlafly endorsing Donald Trump for president. The 91-year-old Schlafly endorsed Trump several weeks ago, which purportedly led some Ted Cruz supporters on the Eagle Forum board of directors to contact the Texas GOP senator’s presidential campaign.

What has followed is weeks of turmoil and infighting, including attempts to oust forum president Ed Martin and a Schlafly family feud, according to numerous interviews and other accounts.

Well, Ted might be a little miffed at the endorsement, and the negative comments...but he wouldn't go all hard-core full-contact political, and try to stomp on a little old lady, would he?

Martin told on Tuesday that at least one board member leaked internal emails to the Cruz campaign that were critical of the candidate. He said those emails resulted in a sharp response from the Cruz camp and an attempt by his group's board to take away his control of Eagle Forum’s 501(c)(4) -- a tax-exempt, nonprofit that promotes the group’s social issues.

Common Ted...don't you have some more back alley arm twisting to do, to try to wrest more second ballet votes away from the electorate?

One of those board members, Cathie Adams, told The Daily Beast she was behind the leak to the Cruz campaign of at least one "ugly" email critical of the Texas senator. And she said Cruz supporters at Eagle Forum gave the group's membership-contact information to the Cruz campaign, according to the publication -- which also suggested the Cruz camp has fuelled the internal discord.

Tough Guy Cruz Goes After (Very) Elderly Icon

What a prince of a guy that Cruz is...what's next Ted, sending thugs after toddlers that have "Make America Great Again" T-Shirts on?

posted on Apr, 20 2016 @ 01:12 PM
a reply to: mobiusmale

I truly hate politics and politicians.

What a bunch of whiny a-holes.

Who attacks a 91 year old lady? Seriously.


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