Skip to comments.Ted Cruz mocks AOC for pretending to be handcuffed during arrest at pro-abortion rally and says his pronouns are 'I don't give a ****' in speech to young Republican voters
Posted on 07/22/2022 7:14:32 PM PDT by Morgana
Texas Senator Ted Cruz mocked progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday night after the New York Democrat pretended to be handcuffed during a pro-abortion rally this week.
The Republican legislator used Ocasio-Cortez's arrest as a punchline while denouncing the sky-high 9.1 percent inflation rate seen just last month as a failure of the Biden administration.
He also took a shot at California Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell for his past links to an alleged Chinese spy named Fang Fang.
'Inflation is out of control. Food is skyrocketing. Electricity is skyrocketing. Health care is skyrocketing,' Cruz told his audience.
'It is so bad, ANTIFA can't afford bricks. It's gotten so bad, Eric Swalwell can't afford Chinese dinners.'
He added, 'It's gotten so bad AOC can't afford fake handcuffs.'
Cruz's audience of mostly Republican teenagers and young adults erupted in laughter.
The senator earned another standing ovation when he mocked progressives' use of preferred pronouns, telling the crowd: 'My preferred pronouns are "kiss my ***."
He made the comments at Turning Point USA's annual Student Action Summit. The right-wing activist group's multi-day event in Tampa, Florida is hosting a litany of national Republican figures - some of whom are speculated to be likely presidential candidates in 2024.
Cruz, who received a more enthusiastic reception than either Senators Josh Hawley or Mike Lee before him, unsuccessfully ran for president n 2016 but dropped out and ultimately became one of Donald Trump's most loyal allies.
But he's generating White House buzz again - and has refused on previous occasions to say he'd support the ex-president if he declares another campaign.
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good on ted
I hope his father Rafael is doing well.
Alleged Chinese spy?!!! I really can’t stand these “journalists”.
She wasn’t sobbing though....she was pleased with herself...
I like Ted Cruz, but I am never voting for anyone who is ineligible.
Born in Canada to a Cuban father, three nationalities.
Natural born citizens are naturally citizens because they have only one nationality.
The Squawd Squaws are a bunch of fakes and frauds.
The Republican legislator used Ocasio-Cortez's arrest as a punchline while denouncing the sky-high 9.1 percent inflation rate seen just last month as a failure of the Biden administration. He also took a shot at California Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell for his past links to an alleged Chinese spy named Fang Fang.
Ha! Thanks Ted!
I like to tell people my pronouns are F and U.
OK, he’s redeemed himself to a great degree with this.
She/it for me
Having met Ted on a few occasions I can say that he is one smart cookie. I would support his presidential run but with reservations. If the Senate continues to be close to a 50-50 split I would rather not see a reliable conservative vote be taken out of the R side. We need to get as close to 60R-40D as we can.
All Out Crazy must like the kink and handcuffs.
Seems to be a natural reflex move in her everyday life
I refer to them as the Goon Platoon.
I call them the Jihad Squad.
Everyone in the squad are goofy as can be but Cortez is the ring leader.
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