What Ted Cruz’s Win Can Teach Us

In the latest match-up of the establishment against the grassroots conservative base, Ted Cruz pulled off a near-stunning upset this week against Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst in the Republican Senate primary run-off.

What should be the larger story is just how Cruz managed to turn an 11 point loss in the May primary (Dewhurst failed to receive the required 50% needed to avoid a runoff) into a convincing win this week. One answer could be his effective usage of social mediaMore…