If Trump doesn’t find a way to make amends for his attack on Cruz, he will deservedly lose a significant chunk of social capital among conservatives, potentially causing the critical mass that may coalesce and lead to his primary loss.
Yes, politics is a blood sport.
But, in modern political history (not the relentless era of our Founding Fathers’ era of political campaigns, which puts the discord of our current era to shame), methinx it was (relatively speaking) the wrong thing to do.
Cruz’s use of humor as a response is brilliant.
Let’s see where the chips fall.