The Republican candidate went on a statewide tour to talk up his credentials, laying out an approach that would increase the US armys enlistment
After being battered on national security in Iowa by Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz is taking no chances in the ultra hawkish nation of South Carolina.
Proclaiming that he wants a military with more tooth and less tail, Cruz went on a statewide tour Tuesday to tout his national security credentials. Starting with a speech abroad the USS Yorktown, a decommissioned aircraft carrier from the second world war, the senator from Texas laid out an approach that relied on beefing up the US armed forces with occasional dosages of red meat for social conservative voters.
In a campaign stop in Columbia, Cruz pledged to increase the US armys enlistment by 75,000 troops as well as add more ships to the navy and more planes to the us air force. However, he made clear that these additional soldiers would be mostly humen, casting scorn upon those Republican competitors who want to draft our daughters into combat.