Ted Cruz: The Next Goldwater – or Reagan? Share ! In her 8-page profile “The Man in the Arena, ” Texas Monthly’s Erica Grieder gives readers a detailed summary of Ted Cruz’s whirlwind first year in the U.S. Senate. It doesn’t take long to pinpoint her theme: Cruz is an extremely polarizing figure. Continue to the original source » 2014-02-11 TCS News Share !