You know the song. Sing this next part to the tune of John Mellencamp's Jack and Dianne.
A little ditty 'bout Don & Ted Cruz
Two American jerks with no integrity left to lose
Don, he's gonna be a king for life
Ted had to admit he's got an ugly wife.
Feel free to hum that around the house. (If you've forgotten how it goes, click HERE)
Back in 2016, Ted Cruz and Donald Trump were locked in a made-for-TV feud that was both furious and farcical.
Both men were vying for the GOP's presidential nomination, but this was the least presidential thing American politics had ever seen. Little did we know that it would only get worse. MUCH worse.
The feud seems to have started when Cruz posted a picture of Melania scantily attired. Trump responded by posting a less-than-flattering picture of Mrs. Cruz and threatening to spill the beans on Cruz.
Trump always threatens to spill the beans, but we have yet to see a single bean.
Cruz said that Trump slandered his wife.
Trump said that Cruz's father, a Cuban nationalist, was involved in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Cruz said that Trump was a sniveling coward, a pathological liar, utterly immoral and a serial philanderer.
He also said that Trump was a narcissist at a level I don't think this country's ever seen, pretty much summing up Donald Trump.
Trump said that Cruz wasn't eligible to be president because he was born in Canada. He said that he wouldn't even accept Cruz's endorsement if it was offered. He continually referred to Cruz as lying Ted.
The most ironic/hypocritical (and redundant) twist of projection came with Trump's tweet: How can Ted Cruz be an Evangelical Christian when he lies so much and is so dishonest?
It makes your head hurt, doesn't it?
Somehow, after all that, lyin' Ted has become beautiful Ted, a bromance second only to the Trump-Graham cracker.
So in love are they that Cruz leapt at the chance to argue before the Supreme Court that any state election not won by Trump should not be counted.
Cruz won two of the nine cases he argued before the Court and used that information prominently, albeit untruthfully, during his 2012 campaign for the Senate.
One would think that Cruz would have developed a healthy respect for the Supreme Court and its role as defender of the Constitution. One would be wrong.
Rafael Edward Cruz doesn't accept the Supreme Court's notion that Texas can't nullify elections in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Michigan and Georgia.
Rafael Edward Cruz LITERALLY wants the Supreme Court to throw out an American election and anoint Donnie Trump as king.
So displeased is Mr. Cruz that he has pledged to do everything in his power to render our government inoperable.
Does that make Cruz is a seditious traitor, a Texas secessionist or a domestic terrorist? If he was diagnosed as rabid dog, we could just put him down.
Not to start a new feud, but Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro said that Texas's suit was a seditious abuse of our judicial process and that Cruz is a sad sack.
Does one need to be a veterinarian to put a dog down in Texas?
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