Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace made the rather odd admission Sunday morning that GOP leaders had contacted him with opposition research on Ted Cruz (R-TX) ahead of the Senator’s appearance on the show, driving home just how angry Republicans were over Cruz’s defunding-Obamacare antics.
Cruz now has one prominent GOP figure in his corner: Sarah Palin, who tweeted:
“Someday I’m going to tell America what I truly think about GOP elephants that would actually turn on a Senator who is fulfilling his campaign promises,” Palin said on Fox. She noted her father was a teacher and told him on air, “You are a teacher, and you’d never told me elephants were cannibalistic.”
Host Monica Crowley referenced several of GOP lawmakers who had openly criticized Cruz, including McCain’s old running mate John McCain.
“We ask as an American people collectively, that they not wave a white flag and just capitulate and give in to the liberals and to those who want this socialized program of health care coverage in our nation,” Palin responded.
Conservative radio host Mark Levin soon backed her up on Facebook:
Watch Palin’s segment below, via Fox News:
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