Corn on “Hardball”: Ted Cruz’s Father “Represents the Far Right of the Tea Party”

Mother Jones DC bureau chief David Corn spoke with MSNBC’s Chris Matthews tonight about revelations that Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-Texas) father called the United States a “Christian Nation” and told President Obama to go “back to Kenya.”

David Corn is Mother Jones’ Washington bureau chief. For more of his stories, click here. He’s also on Twitter.

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