As Ted Cruz tells it, the story of how he financed his upstart campaign for the United States Senate four years ago is an endearing example of loyalty and shared sacrifice between a married couple.
"Sweetheart, I'd like us to liquidate our entire net worth, liquidate net worth, and put it into the campaign," he says he told his wife, Heidi, who readily agreed.
But the couple's decision to pump more than $1 million into Mr. Cruz's Tea Party-darling Senate bid in Texas was made easier by a large loan from Goldman Sachs where Ms. Cruz worked, That loan was not disclosed in campaign finance reports . . .I don't know which is worst: the fact Cruz' wife works for Goldman Sachs; or the fact he tried to conceal a loan he received from a Wall Street banking firm and misled voters about the circumstances of the last-minute financing of his upstart campaign against the favored Republican candidate for the 2012 Senate race in Texas. I've always considered myself pretty good at spotting a fraud, and Ted Cruz always registered off-the-charts in my perception.