With many conservatives soured on frequently mentioned 2016 GOP presidential contenders like Sen. Marco Rubio and Gov. Chris Christie, National Review’s Robert Costa reports that freshman Sen. Ted Cruz is seriously considering a bid.

Read the whole thing.

On Wednesday morning, Costa tweeted highlights from his interviews with Republican insiders and Cruz associates.

GOP heartburn? Go on. We’re listening.

Thank you, Robert Costa! This gives us the perfect excuse to post the awesome animated GIF of Sen. John McCain doing the Shamnesty Shake for Obama while Ted Cruz shows off his unimpressed face.