'Completely soulless': Ted Cruz slammed for 'nauseating' pivot from Texas school shooting to 'Biden border crisis'
After at least four people were injured during a shooting at a high school in Arlington, Texas on Wednesday, October 6, it didn't take Sen. Ted Cruz long to respond to the tragedy with an attack on President Joe Biden. And the far-right senator is being slammed for it on Twitter.
An absolutely incredible transition from Ted Cruz… https://t.co/KybrlGUP01— Sawyer Hackett (@Sawyer Hackett) 1633539087.0
Cruz, at a press conference, told reporters, "We are grateful for the courage and the heroism of the first responders, and we are hoping that all of the students or individuals who may have been injured will come through and survive. We're here today because of the Biden border crisis."
After video of that press conference was tweeted, Cruz was inundated with negative responses for using a tragedy as an excuse for a cheap partisan attack. Here are some of them:
@SawyerHackett There’s a special place in hell waiting for him— OpinionatedLauraCoffeeAddict (@OpinionatedLauraCoffeeAddict) 1633539414.0
@SawyerHackett what, and i cannot stress this enough, the actual fuck?— 🌵 Dra Megan Figueroa 🏜 (@🌵 Dra Megan Figueroa 🏜) 1633539355.0
@PieperLee @SawyerHackett I sometimes suspect that the fact that we have to exist in the same world as him means th… https://t.co/LprS6YfgUz— Valerie Klauscher (@Valerie Klauscher) 1633539845.0
@SawyerHackett What border crisis? Other than the inhuman treatment of refugees by Border Patrol agents that were l… https://t.co/a3HtsY4DPw— Joel Serna (@Joel Serna) 1633539447.0
@SawyerHackett "But enough about that absolute horror show that we in the GOP have created, let's move on to anothe… https://t.co/NSCPsEre6f— John Desrocher (@John Desrocher) 1633539779.0
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