This first term Senator from Texas has been pegged as a potential presidential candidate in the 2016 run.
While Sen. Cruz is drawing crowds and attention, it is his 74 year old father that is also recognized for his rhetoric.
“A young charismatic leader rose up, talking about hope and change,” Rafael Cruz said in a veiled reference to President Obama’s 2008 campaign themes. “His name was Fidel Castro.”ABC News
And he doesn't stop there.
This administration has both their hands in your pocket,” the 74-year-old Cruz said. “They’re going to take everything you have.”
Near the end of his speech, he declared: “Obamacare is going to destroy the elderly by denying care, by even perhaps denying treatment to people who are in catastrophic circumstances.”
Some may criticize Rafael Cruz and imply his speeches border on hyperbole, but then why should exaggeration be the sole domain our current president?