Ted Cruz Betrays Ron Paul! And Now This!
Ted Cruz is quite proud of his endorsement from Rand Paul; he touts it at every opportunity and has exploited it all the way to first place. So once he was the favorite, how did he repay Rand Paul? By endorsing Rick Perry, not Ron Paul, for President. Do you think Ted Cruz should now do the right thing and endorse Ron Paul? Or is this how the game should be played?
And now THIS scandal!
- Monday, February 13, 2012
Attack blogger linked to Ted Cruz U.S. Senate Campaign
Why would the Cruz campaign resort to dirty politics?
Austin, TX - The Glenn Addison US Senate campaign alleged "dirty politics" from the US Senate campaign of Ted Cruz.
his real name and his official campaign email address, the new media
director for the Ted Cruz Senate campaign, Josh Perry, signed up for
Glenn Addison's newsletter. With his real name and personal email
address, he also joined Addison's A-Team—the campaign's volunteer
network. The Addison campaign discovered that someone going by the name
of "J. Jesse" had also signed up for the Campaign's press releases and
newsletter using the same IP address that Perry had. Further research
showed that J. Jesse had posted multiple negative comments on numerous
news articles relating to Cruz's opponents, including Addison.
was discovered was something very disturbing," said Addison Campaign
Manager, Phil Pepin. "It could be two different people using the same IP
address, or it could be the same person using the same computer or
wireless network in the same building. Considering the Cruz connection,
it's not as likely to be two totally unrelated people."
Addison campaign said the likelihood that Perry and the J. Jesse blogger
are the same person increases as the J. Jesse blogger remains to be
"We were unable to find any evidence after extensive
internet searches that J. Jesse actually exists," said Pepin. "No
'bloggers' were found using that name, even though J. Jesse listed
blogging as the reason for requesting a press release from Glenn
The first comment the Addison campaign found
from J. Jesse was posted on a Glenn Addison news article, published in
the Texas Insider.
"Respectfully Mr. Addison Ted Cruz is the
proven conservative in this race," J. Jesse wrote January 23, 2012.
"Anyone can talk, while Ted has a record of defending US sovereignty
from the UN and World Court."
Further investigation showed a
pattern of negative comments posted not only on Glenn Addison articles,
but also on articles about other Candidates who are opposing Ted Cruz in
The most vicious attacks by J. Jesse were leveled against US Senate Candidate Craig James.
really, do you have any proof Craig James did NOT kill 5 hookers at
SMU? Just imagine the damage he could do in DC. He will give the rest of
them a bad name, and that's saying something," J. Jesse wrote on Weekly
Volcano on December 15, 2011.
The Addison campaign uncovered a
history of J. Jesse's online comments, as far back as the 2010 Texas
gubernatorial race, attacking Kay Bailey Hutchinson and Debra Medina
while supporting Rick Perry.
"I loved watching [Kay Bailey
Hutchison] dance around her abortion stance," J. Jesse wrote in a Texas
Monthly blog comment on January 14, 2010. "I guess pro choice in a GOP
primary in TEXAS will not win you any votes."
To a chatroom of
Medina's supporters on January 29, 2010, J. Jesse wrote, "Spending
campaign money on personal clothes, is that the new fresh face and ideas
Pepin remarked on the nature of J. Jesse's
comments, "Most of his statements are inflammatory and full of
misdirection. The irony of J. Jesse's implication that Debra Medina
should have been condemned for spending $2,400 on clothing in her 2010
campaign—versus J. Jesse's current support for Cruz—is not lost on our
campaign. Reports filed with the Federal Election Commission show the
Cruz campaign paid well over $86,000 last year to political and media
consultants who've helped create his public image."
campaign denounces the alleged "dirty politics" and said these events
raise troubling questions about Cruz's character, adding that Cruz's is
the only campaign they have observed so far using such tactics in the US
"Are Josh Perry and J. Jesse, the 'attack blogger',
the same person? If so, does Ted Cruz know and approve of his new media
director engaging in highly questionable campaign tactics?" Pepin said.
"These are questions to which the people of Texas deserve to have
Glenn Addison for US Senate
Campaign team has put together a detailed timeline with screen shots,
evidence of the activities of Josh Perry and the unidentified J. Jesse
and important additional information that shows a pattern of the
win-at-all-cost mindset of the Ted Cruz Campaign.
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