Ted Cruz who was not born in the United States.
Ted Cruz who grew up in the Houston metropolitan area (Population 6.5 million documented residents)
Ted Cruz who graduated from Princeton and Harvard.
Ted Cruz, first Hispanic from Texas to serve in the Senate
Ted Cruz who represents the great State of Texas, home to more illegal aliens than any state other than California.
That Ted Cruz?
So by comparison, who does Krugman consider an informed, urban sophisticate? A former bartender, perhaps.