“plush-bottomed Pentagon bureaucrat”


Ted is looking out for the troops. He understands the trials and tribulations of being on the battlefield with a buddy who is of the 1 percent of Americans who suffer from celiac disease, the autoimmune disorder that makes a person intolerant to gluten. Thank you, Ted. Get rid of “gluten-free” in order to “rebuild our military so it will be so feared by our enemies and trusted by our allies . . . ”

“The last thing any commander should need to worry about is the grades he is getting from some plush-bottomed Pentagon bureaucrat for political correctness or social experiments — or providing gluten-free MREs,” said Cruz, equating the presence of dietary-sensitive MREs (Meal, Ready-to-Eat) to the efficacy of the national military.

“. . . people who respect the Constitution. . . “

“This is our fight. The answer will not come from Washington. It will come only from the men and women across this country, from men and women, from people of faith, from lovers of liberty, FROM PEOPLE WHO RESPECT THE CONSTITUTION.”   (Ted Cruz, Speech declaring his candidacy for President. March 23, 2015. Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA.)

United States Constitution, Article II, Section 2:

[The President] shall nominate, and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, SHALL APPOINT ambassadors, other public ministers and consuls, JUDGES OF THE SUPREME COURT, and all other officers of the United States . . . .