Santelli praises Sen. Cruz for not being 'Borg'

Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 8:35 AM ET

CNBC's Rick Santelli dismisses arguments by some in the GOP, as summarized by Becky Quick, that Texas Senator Ted Cruz's insistence on defunding Obamacare could lead to a government shutdown and a downgrade of the nation's credit rating just when the economy is beginning to show signs of life.