Senator Ted Cruz Opens Tx Tribune Fest

The AT&T Conference Center on the UT Campus was packed to the gills Friday evening for the first keynote speaker of the 2013 Texas Tribune Festival: US Senator Ted Cruz. There was a line of more than 50 pissed-off donors, patrons, students, and at least one journalist waiting to get into the conference room in which Cruz was speaking to Tribune CEO/Editor-in-Chief, Evan Smith. In fact, Cruz couldn’t even make it into the room – he was stuck in Washington to, in his words, help the public acknowledge, “all of the Americans who are suffering because of Obamacare” and...

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