Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks at the Republican Jewish Coalition Presidential Forum in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

“Now is the time for adults.”

Steve Deace has a strong post up today about the decline of Rick Santorum and Mike Huckabee. Both have decided to attack Cruz, who Deace is supporting. To be sure, attacking Cruz is fair game. But it is how they are attacking that is interesting.

More and more, particularly in Santorum’s case, he’s attacking Cruz for daring to hold the GOP accountable.

The whole thing is worth a read.

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