Famed lawyer and Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz has often been at odds with conservative ideals. The famous jurist, though possessing an impressive resume, seldom earns credit with conservative crowds for his staunch liberalism and furtherance of judicial activism as a remedy for perceived social ailments.
“Off-the-charts brilliant. And you know, liberals make the terrible mistake, including some of my friends and colleagues, of thinking that all conservatives are dumb. And I think one of the reasons that conservatives have been beating liberals in the courts and in public debates is because we underestimate them. Never underestimate Ted Cruz. He is off-the-chart brilliant. I don’t agree with his politics.”