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Tue Oct 29, 2013, 06:29 PM Oct 2013

Is Ted Cruz the biggest A-HOLE to have ever disgraced our U.S. Senate? [View all]

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I'd say it's a 3 way tie: gopiscrap Oct 2013 #1
Yeah, I can see that. MoonRiver Oct 2013 #4
Oy - i thought you said Congress and you said senate el_bryanto Oct 2013 #2
Okay, but John C Calhoun wins best historical hairdo BainsBane Oct 2013 #8
Close, but still trailing slightly behind McCarthy, Thurmond, and Helms. n/t QC Oct 2013 #3
Yeah, my thoughts as well. TDale313 Oct 2013 #7
The competition for this title is pretty stiff. QC Oct 2013 #9
Maybe right behind Jesse Helms, Phil Gramm (Texas), and Joseph McCarthy. n/t FSogol Oct 2013 #5
I'd have to say JOE McCARTHY Pyrzqxgl Oct 2013 #6
McCarthy and Nixon come to mind as worse. Tierra_y_Libertad Oct 2013 #10
Yeah, but what, at four months into their first terms, were they doing? MoonRiver Oct 2013 #14
But Cruz has already jumped the shark pscot Oct 2013 #22
I wouldn't say THE biggest, LeftofObama Oct 2013 #11
+1 Incitatus Oct 2013 #13
Strom Thurmond was plenty bad. ananda Oct 2013 #12
No way quinnox Oct 2013 #15
he's getting there. he's only had since january. he could be 'prick of the year' in 2014 spanone Oct 2013 #16
Senators Joesph McCarthy and Patrick McCarran Kaleva Oct 2013 #17
You forget Jim Eastland, Theodore Bilbo, James K Vardaman-and thats just from Mississippi Rowdyboy Oct 2013 #18
Ted Cruz is the best thing to happen to us in a long time. geek tragedy Oct 2013 #19
There was one senator in the 1960's... Archae Oct 2013 #20
I am sure that some pro-slavery senators from pre-civil war were worse than Cruz. GreenStormCloud Oct 2013 #21
Jesse Helms is way ahead. NuclearDem Oct 2013 #23
Without- ruffburr Oct 2013 #24
Strom Thurmond. Scurrilous Oct 2013 #25
That's My Choice Strom Thurmond Wolf Frankula Oct 2013 #26
I give you...Strom Thurmond VanillaRhapsody Oct 2013 #27
Thurmond. McCarthy, runner-up. nt riqster Oct 2013 #28
Cruz is a puppy at this. nt bemildred Oct 2013 #29
I'd place him in the top ten. n/t louslobbs Oct 2013 #30
Preston Brooks. Remember him? dimbear Oct 2013 #31
Well my personal favorite awful senator has to be John Ensign, late of NV. kestrel91316 Oct 2013 #32
I am not even sure he is #1 today - he is the loudest rurallib Oct 2013 #33
He is a gift! Rosa Luxemburg Oct 2013 #34
since we still have zombie joe mccarthy, it remains to be seen. pansypoo53219 Oct 2013 #35
The competition is too great for me to make a definitive selection. Uncle Joe Oct 2013 #36
No MFrohike Oct 2013 #37
That would probably be Theodore Bilbo. Spider Jerusalem Oct 2013 #38
The one I hate the worst Spirochete Oct 2013 #39
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