By all accounts, Cruz’s push to shut down the government did not play well with business and corporate donors. “He’s the last person Wall Street would give money to,” says a big Republican donor. “They’re more interested in a Chris Christie or Jeb Bush.
In other words, GOP “big donors” are more interested in losing with a mediocre pile of moderate mush than winning with a Reagan-style conservative candidate.
Well, we knew that already.