ted cruz




“Chutzpah” is making headlines again. This time it’s not because someone mispronounced it (as former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann did a few years ago); it’s because Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz called it a “New York term.”



How did all these oddballs become so popular? What happened? Where exactly did the Kool-Aid come from? Everything from flat earth theory to national socialism has found its way into a fairly mainstream discourse.