Observer Podcast Episode 11: Is Cruz’s Run-Off Victory a Tea Party Victory?


In this episode of the Observer podcast, Abby Rapoport of The American Prospect joins us to answer one (not-so) simple question: is Ted Cruz’s run-off victory a victory for the tea party?

For the full argument from our podcast participants, read the following:

Observer Editor Dave Mann: “The False Narrative of Ted Cruz’s Win

American Prospect Staff Writer Abby Rapoport: “Ted Cruz’s Deceptive Triumph

Observer Staff Writer Forrest Wilder: “Cruz Victory *Is* A Triumph For the Hard Right

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