Trump's 'everybody hates Ted Cruz' meme busted
Cruz has a strong base of support and would easily outpoll those in Washington who don't like him. I suspect that is one of the things that really bothers those who complain about his positions. Trump makes the mistake of overstating his argument, but he does that pretty often.
Survey data shows that the senator is popular among conservatives, and that more than 40 percent of G.O.P. moderates view him favorably.