Canadian mayor shuts down Ted Cruz after he agitates for truckers to starve out people with 'empty shelves'
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), a former Canadian citizen, agitated for truckers to leave the people of Vancouver without food as a punishment for the government's Covid-19 vaccine mandates.
The clash between Cruz and Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart began after the mayor urged truckers protesting vaccine mandates to "make your point and go home."
My statement on tomorrow's planned convoy protest in #Vancouver.\n\nTLDR:\n\n"As the Mayor of a city with an over 95 per cent vaccination rate, my message to the convoy is this: Vancouver doesn\u2019t want you here. Make your point and then go home."\n\n#vanpoli #covid19pic.twitter.com/6b3SFYCyW7— Kennedy Stewart (@Kennedy Stewart) 1644021932
Although Cruz lives in Texas, he felt the need to weigh in on Canadian affairs.
"Mayor says 'Vancouver doesn’t want' truck drivers there," Cruz wrote on Twitter. "Folks might feel differently with empty shelves."
Mayor says \u201cVancouver doesn\u2019t want\u201d truck drivers there. \n\nFolks might feel differently with empty shelves.https://twitter.com/kennedystewart/status/1489762079682621444\u00a0\u2026— Ted Cruz (@Ted Cruz) 1644095794
On Sunday, the mayor fired back.
"Can someone tell @tedcruz our store shelves are fine thanks to the 90% of Canadian truckers who are fully vaccinated," Kennedy wrote on Twitter. "Too busy high-fiving all the awesome folks in #Vancouver that are helping push back against the #hateconvoy."
Can someone tell @tedcruz our store shelves are fine thanks to the 90% of Canadian truckers who are fully vaccinated.\n\nToo busy high-fiving all the awesome folks in #Vancouver that are helping push back against the #hateconvoy.\n\n#vanpoli #covid19https://twitter.com/tedcruz/status/1490071879557820416\u00a0\u2026— Kennedy Stewart (@Kennedy Stewart) 1644107110
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