Too Far Even For Cruz?

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The backlash against Ted Cruz’s call to “patrol and secure” Muslim neighborhoods was immediate and from mostly expected quarters. But the NYPD got in on the action, John Kasich joined in, and even Fox’s Bill O’Reilly grilled Cruz. And if you look at the series of caveats and hedges issued by his campaign and Cruz over the course of the day yesterday, it’s as close to a capitulation as you’re likely to see with Cruz.

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David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.
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