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Some "team" (!) Ted Cruz has around him

If one wanted to gain an insight into the people around a politician advising him or her - and this case a presidential contender in the USA, Ted Cruz - look no further than this piece from The Intercept.    It very much looks the "team" that Cruz has demonstrates that this politician's views are just as extreme as those of his nemesis Donald Trump.

"GOP presidential contender Ted Cruz has unveiled a foreign policy team full of conspiracy theorists and arch-neoconservatives who support policies just as belligerent as those of Donald Trump. While Cruz has been supported by some Republican figures (most recently, Sen. Lindsey Graham) who consider him a relatively moderate alternative to Trump, the foreign policy advisers he has assembled show him to be running as an extremist. 

Read the complete list here - but one "sample"....

"Frank Gaffney: Gaffney is the president of the famously Islamophobic Center for Security Policy. He has developed a number of theories about how Muslims are invading and conquering the United States, including by infiltrating the government via the Muslim Brotherhood and by conquering Dearborn, Michigan, and turning it into a “no-go zone” for non-Muslims (although he recently admitted to The Intercept that he has never been there). He also thinks tax lobbyist Grover Norquist is a stealth jihadist."

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