Cruz to Kiss the Ring

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Did anyone see this coming? Especially after what happened at the RNC?

This is straight out of Game of Thrones: Cruz in realizing that Trump might actually ascend to the Iron Throne figures that it is best to appease now than to risk his political head on a stake later, even if the decision aliens many conservatives.

NPR and The Atlantic both have good takes on this twist in the campaign season.