Ted Cruz is a Republican senator from Texas. He is on the far right, politically. Cruz is running for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.
Cruz Called For Carpet Bombing The Middle East, An Idea Military Experts Say Would Hurt America. ““The use of large numbers of gravity bombs against large areas of military value — a k a ‘carpet-bombing’ — is fully legal and allowable,” General Deptula said. “However, our adversaries know that, understand the results, and therefore minimize their assembling in the kind of mass that would make carpet-bombing of value.”” [NY Times, 12/16/15]