He’s got notoriety, some power, support — while he’s perceived as a useful tool — but as he’s only too aware, nobody actually likes Ted Cruz. He’s superficially accepted that he’ll never be loved, but his inability to perform the ‘normal’ political functions far outweighs his self-promotional gifts.
Where was President BIden, on Friday?
Biden tells staff gathered at the Harris County Operations Center that he was eager to send federal aid when Texas Governor Greg Abbott called, telling staff, "Before he asked the question, I said yes."
Abbott laughs, adds "He did, he said yes before I even asked the question." https://t.co/7IoXiFWqgu
— DJ Judd (@DJJudd) February 26, 2021
And where was Texas Senator Ted Cruz?
This translates as "I can wag my dick in your faces and still get elected, because all you need to do in Texas is be to the right of Hitler, and I can do this in my fucking sleep." https://t.co/6tPARYd67I
— Slava Malamud (@SlavaMalamud) February 26, 2021
Ted Cruz reminds us why it's so very important to work out your act in the small clubs before the big Netflix special at CPAC.
— Willie Geist (@WillieGeist) February 26, 2021
I don’t think quite fits the “how it started how it’s going” meme but it’s still pretty funny. pic.twitter.com/d8YUkYO4Qf
— Daniel W. Drezner (@dandrezner) February 26, 2021
this is the party that literally ran the US government from a country club! https://t.co/3qdPkY2VLh
— Catherine Rampell (@crampell) February 26, 2021
Let me remind you, AGAIN: the Republican Party has lost workers making under $50,000 by double digits in three consecutive elections.
You can keep saying it all you want, but you ain't a blue-collar party and you never will be. https://t.co/G7nRuSogjV
— Matthew Chapman (@fawfulfan) February 27, 2021
The Republican Party is not the party of the country club, it’s the party of fleeing the country https://t.co/gfGqaC799S
— Dana Houle (@DanaHoule) February 26, 2021
Boob Bait for Bubba https://t.co/QuF2j0wrNu
— Tom Nichols (@RadioFreeTom) February 26, 2021
We just had four years of lib twitter randos being mocked for talking like this https://t.co/VjSmXb9VKi
— Adam Serwer ?? (@AdamSerwer) February 26, 2021
Cruz was once Boehner's lawyer. https://t.co/Hpprc643uY
— Ramesh Ponnuru (@RameshPonnuru) February 26, 2021
When Howard Dean sounded like this they said he could never be president. https://t.co/fxYIknIMZD
— Reed Galen (@reedgalen) February 26, 2021
ted cruz riles up the crowd at cpac and then people are asked if they'll vote for ted cruz and they're like "oh fuck no"
it's pretty great
— Peloton InfoSec Analyst (Incident Response) (@CalmSporting) February 26, 2021