Megyn Kelly tried to nail down Ted Cruz last night on a simple question: If a pair of illegal immigrants have two children who were born in the United States and citizens, would he deport the citizen children?
Cruz did not answer the question, but instead launched into an explanation of how he thinks the immigration system should be changed, starting with finding areas of bipartisan agreement such as securing the border, and then streamlining legal immigration.
“But that doesn’t sound like an answer,” Kelly said….”You’ve outlined your plan, but . . . you’re dodging my question. You don’t want to answer that question?” Kelly asked.
….”Megyn, I get that’s the question you want to ask. That’s also the question every mainstream media journalist wants to ask,” Cruz said.
“Is it unfair?” Kelly asked. “It’s a distraction from how we actually solve the problem. You know it’s also the question Barack Obama wants to focus on,” Cruz said.
“But why is it so hard?” Kelly asked. “Why don’t you just say yes or no?”
This is Ted Cruz showing off his debating skills. His supporters hate the mainstream media and they hate President Obama, so Cruz adroitly turns this into a show of defiance against both. “I’m not playing that game,” he insists, the courage practically oozing out of his pores.
Nice job, senator!