Hillsdale is one of the most reliably conservative colleges in America so it’s no surprise they invited Ted Cruz to speak.

Erika Johnsen at Hot Air reported.

Ted Cruz at Hillsdale: “Economic freedom and the prosperity it generates reduces poverty like nothing else”

President Obama’s lecture commencement speech to the Naval Academy graduates on Friday left behind such a poor and lingering aftertaste, I thought this commencement speech from Sen. Ted Cruz to the graduates of Hillsdale might make a nice sort of belated palate cleanser. Sen. Cruz’s message was all about the inherent virtues of freedom, the American meritocracy, and the accompanying economic mobility, in which people’s rises and falls are directly related to their “talent, passion, perseverance, and willingness to fight for the American dream.”

Here’s the video.