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Fri Aug 7, 2020, 03:33 AM

So Far This Week, Ted Cruz Has Insulted a Fellow Senator, Oprah and People Who Don't Like Trucks

Even for famously acerbic Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, this has been a banner week for bluster.

On Tuesday, the Republican lawmaker staged a committee hearing on conservative bogeyman Antifa that got so combative one of his Senate colleagues walked out. And, as if that wasn't enough, he also found time to get worked up over 'Muricans' right to drive-ass giant pickup trucks and ó in what appears to be his latest attempt to provoke a celebrity Twitter feud ó accused Oprah Winfrey of spewing "racist BS."

Let's review.

The Hearing: During a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting Cruz called Tuesday to purportedly throw back the curtain on Antifa, Cruz accused Democrats of "facilitating" street violence that occurred in some U.S. cities during police brutality protests. After understandable pushback from the Dems on that assertion, Cruz badgered Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, for roughly ten minutes, claiming she was afraid to denounce violent protesters. Finally, she left the hearing, calling out what may rank as one of the great understatements of the year: "Sometimes I don't think you listen."

Pickup Trucks: On Monday, Ryan Cooper, a national correspondent for news site The Week, retweeted a Sunday article from the Wall Street Journal about the danger huge pickup trucks pose to others on the road. In response, Cruz fired back that "blue check-marks are afraid of pick-up trucks." Presumably, Cruz is using the term "blue check-marks" as shorthand for "liberal celebrities." Never mind, though, that Cruz's official account is also verified with one of those blue check marks.

Read more: https://www.sacurrent.com/the-daily/archives/2020/08/05/so-far-this-week-ted-cruz-has-insulted-a-fellow-senator-oprah-and-people-who-dont-like-trucks




Ted Cruz
@tedcruz
blue check-marks are afraid of pick-up trucks
ryan cooper
@ryanlcooper
sales of mega-pickups, which have basically been deliberately designed to intimidate and kill pedestrians, are booming https://wsj.com/articles/picku

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Reply So Far This Week, Ted Cruz Has Insulted a Fellow Senator, Oprah and People Who Don't Like Trucks (Original post)
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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Fri Aug 7, 2020, 06:31 AM

1. Well, in my opinion

He is a senator worthy of insults, I donít like Oprah and I own a small pickup but donít like the big ones I see on the road these days.

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Response to Sherman A1 (Reply #1)

Sat Aug 8, 2020, 02:43 AM

4. The guy that parks next to me..

With his monster truck is always complaining that I park too close to him. Nevermind that there are two poles that separate our parking spaces and I'm always parked in the middle of my space. And I drive a Camry. And I have plenty of room to get out. I pretty much told him it's his fault for driving a monster truck and if I moved over the driver of the car on the other side of me wouldn't be able to get in.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Fri Aug 7, 2020, 12:10 PM

2. Cruz is obsessed with Antifa

I think antifa is a dog whistle for BLM...
He's racist, but doesn't want to appear outwardly so and since antifa is mostly white, there you go....

It really is dog whistle against BLM
This antifa stuff isn't doing to go anywhere. It's basically a show on Cruz's part. Probably a campaign stunt for Trump. Cruz's followers have rabies. They are racist as F____

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Fri Aug 7, 2020, 03:32 PM

3. To Republicans, Election Season is the same as Silly Season.

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