Tag: Ted Cruz
Question of the day
After serving squid to the clapping seals at CPAC, Ted Cruz took questions from the biggest clapping seal of them all. Predictably, Sean Hannity went the fanboy route, asking Cruz how he managed to “bravely” survive criticism for helping to shut down the government in 2013? Hannity ended on a particularly obsequious note: “Why does Ted…
Ted Cruz’s Twitter avatar says it all
You can tell the senator from Texas is a real hunter by the department store belt he’s sporting.
The era of the a-hole
Black or white, liberal or conservative, rapper or politician — it doesn’t matter. If you want to make a name for yourself, be an asshole. Humility is so last century.
Pot to kettle: F*** you!
Ted Cruz, in his bid to become a one-man branch of government, actually said this Tuesday as the U.S. Senate debated funding the government: “There is a tendency in this town toward brinksmanship, towards pointing to events that can cause instability and uncertainty and using them to try to get your way.” Related articles Cruz…
Ted Cruz: ‘We need a hundred more like Jesse Helms in the U.S. Senate’
He’d probably call McCarthy 2.0 Cruz “one of the good ones.” The Daily Beast’s Jamelle Bouie frames Cruz’s praise of Helms in the context of the GOP’s far-right tilt: When then-Senator Trent Lott praised Strom Thurmond and his segregationist campaign for president in 1948—”We voted for him. We’re proud of it.”—it all but cost him his…
Most demoralizing political prediction ever
.@mediadean Ted Cruz on the right… and Terrry McAuliffe on the Democratic side. — Chris Matthews (@hardball_chris) August 26, 2013