Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, campaigns Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Ted Cruz’s Secret Army

Go read this right now.

I have seen the data from the Ted Cruz Super PAC Army. Not only that, I’ve seen data from Cruz’s own army. It is amazing and impressive. The number of people they have connected with on the ground, converted, and are prepared to mobilize is one of the most impressive feats in modern Republican politics.

I don’t mean that hyperbolically. I mean that seriously. The Democrats are always far better organized with ground games while the GOP has offset inferior ground games with advertisements and robocalls. The Cruz camp is going toe to toe with Democratic operations.

They have not only detailed data on residents, but know the issues the residents care about. In some cases, they can made educated guesses about the issues before visiting the resident and connect on that issue.

It is amazing what they’ve been able to do and no other team on the ground has invested in ground game operations like Cruz. Go read this.

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Erick Erickson

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