“Just once, I’d love to see a Republican candidate stand up in a primary and say, ‘I am a moderate, establishment squish. I stand for absolutely nothing.’ It would be refreshingly honest at least. But nobody says that,” Cruz said during a campaign event for Pennsylvania Senate GOP candidate David McCormick this week. Trump has endorsed McCormick’s rival in the primary race, Mehmet Oz.
“And by the way, they all pledge their love for Donald Trump,” he continued. “‘I love Donald Trump,’ ‘No, no. I love Donald Trump more.’ ‘No, no, no. I have Donald Trump tattooed on my rear end.’”
A man in the audience yelled, “Let’s see it.”
“I like you, but not that much,” Cruz responded in a video shared by The Recount.
Twitter users reminded Cruz of his own bowing down to Trump, even after the former president insulted the Texas Republican’s wife and spread conspiracy theories about his father.
— Russell Drew (@RussOnPolitics) May 14, 2022
Sen. Ted Cruz: “And by the way, they all pledge their love for Donald Trump. ‘I love Donald Trump.’ “No, no. I love Donald Trump more.’ ‘No, no, I have Donald Trump tattooed on my rear end.’”
His lack of self-awareness is breathtaking! https://t.co/up2TlSEg1J
Irony is not only dead. Irony has been cremated.— Dave N (@pure_chicanery) May 13, 2022
Pot calling out kettle?— Suki Johal (@SukiJohal1) May 13, 2022