The Orator of Madness: Top Ten Ted Cruz-isms

If the dictionary had pictures of people to describe definitions instead of words, then Ted Cruz’s mug, (the Republican senator from Texas and a potential candidate for the 2016 presidency) would be right next to the words insanity, madness, erroneous (and a few other NSFW adjectives) that probably would not be included in the current Oxford tomb of our modern-day vernacular. As you probably know, Cruz is known to be as far right as you can imagine. He denies the existence of climate change, has almost single-handedly caused a shutdown of the federal government, and staged a 21-hour talking marathon where he at one point read “Green Eggs and Ham” and an  excerpt from Ayn Rand. Yes, sometimes the truth is stranger than fiction. Here are ten of the most insane Cruz-isms to show just how extreme one can be when they avoid all objective reasoning.


1. “Net Neutrality is Obamacare for the Internet; the Internet should not operate at the speed of government.”

2. “I am perfectly happy to compromise and work with anybody,” Cruz said. “Republicans, Democrats, Libertarians. I’ll work with Martians. If (and the if is critical) they’re willing to cut spending and reduce the debt.”

3. “We have never had a President who over and over again openly, aggressively defies the law. If he doesn’t like the law, he refuses to enforce it, or he simply proclaims it changed.”

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4. “A camel’s hairbrush is made of squirrel fur, and it makes you wonder: the squirrels apparently have a very bad marketing department.”

5. “I will credit my father, he invented … green eggs and ham. He did it two ways. The easy way was he would put green food coloring in … But if you take spinach and mix it into the eggs, the eggs turn green … I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam I am.”

6. “If standing for liberty and standing for the Constitution makes you a wacko bird, then I am a very, very proud wacko bird.”

7. “I think Mitt Romney is a good and decent man. I think he ran a very hard campaign. But in my view, the entire race was lost on two words: 47 percent.”

8. “With a possible exception of the moon, the moon might be as intimidating as Obamacare.”

9. “I wondered if at some point we were going to see a tall gentleman in a mechanical breathing apparatus come forward and say in a deep voice say, “Mike Lee, I am your father” … and just like in “Star Wars” movies the empire will strike back.”

10. “They did not like Obamacare in a box, with a fox, in a house, or with a mouse. It is not working.”



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