Ted Cruz responded angrily when a reporter asked him about Republicans wearing masks.
Texas Republican in Texas was at a press conference about Democratic efforts to abolish filibuster. A reporter noticed that he and others were failing to wear masks.
“Just once, I’d like to see a reporter say to Joe Biden when he stands at the damn podium in the White House without a mask, ‘Mr. President, why aren’t you wearing a mask?’” Cruz shot back angrily.
“Just once, I’d like to see you say to Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, when she stands at the podium with no mask, ‘Ms. Psaki, why don’t you have a mask?’ the Senator added.
“The questions are only directed at one side, and I got to say that the American people see the hypocrisy,” he said, punctuating his remarks by slamming his hands on the podium.
.@Tedcruz SLAMS podium over hypocrite reporter’s mask question pic.twitter.com/t2g7P3UtTz
— The Post Millennial (@TPostMillennial) January 12, 2022
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Ted Cruz Slams the Podium
First off, Ted Cruz is 100% correct about the media hypocrisy and probably should have kicked over the podium in disgust in this author’s humble opinion.
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Then gave it a People’s Elbow. Then delivered a Five-Star Frog Splash off of Senator Roy Blunt’s shoulders.
But I digress.
Zweiten, was the reporter It is notReceive the latest Mask Guidance from President Obama?
“I encourage everyone to wear a mask when they’re indoors in a crowded circumstance like we are right now and — unless you’re eating or speaking at a microphone,” Biden said.
You can see that microphones are resistant to COVID.
Reporter: “Are you calling on state and local officials to reinstate mask mandates?”
President Biden: “I encourage everyone to wear a mask when they’re indoors in a crowded circumstance.” pic.twitter.com/8z65mV3E1c
— The Hill (@thehill) November 29, 2021
Reported: COVID Day Tests Passive for AOC After Maskless Party In Florida
Democrats Never Get Asked
Cruz was right when he accused the media of hypocrisy.
Has anyone bothered to ask Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) about why she feels it’s okay to party maskless in Florida while insisting the commoners in her district wear masks?
Maskless AOC gets HUGE kiss on the face by Broadway star Billy Porter at packed drag bar on Miami vacation https://t.co/BWTVQGQtax pic.twitter.com/29sxMxRHvr
— Daily Mail US (@DailyMail) January 3, 2022
Eric Swalwell, a Chinese spy expert and savant extraordinaire from China, was it worth asking about his many maskless exploits in Florida?
Eric Swalwell lives a full life, maskless and indoors in Florida. Fang Fang is where? pic.twitter.com/6zrxc4Alv4
— Brigitte Gabriel (@ACTBrigitte) January 6, 2022
You could keep going. I could go on and on. In fact, so many Democrats have lived a hideous life in Florida that Ron DeSantis’ reelection campaign sells shirts featuring their names printed on the back.
“Escape to Florida” the shirt states on the front while the back reads, “We Don’t Blame You… We Like Freedom, Too.”
Hey AOC and Nancy Pelosi, don’t miss out!https://t.co/g4wxUblalH
— Florida GOP (@FloridaGOP) January 11, 2022
All of this said, the reporter Did note a “glaring visual” existed because the lawmakers at the podium not wearing masks while media members were still wearing theirs.
That’s what I think. Allow the journalists to choose whether they want to use masks. Allow them to choose.
Recent tears have been shed by Senator Cruz. Apart from beating Ted to the podium, a top FBI officer was forced to lie under oath by Ted about whether agents of the FBI or confidential informants were involved in the Capitol riot on January 6.
.@SenTedCruz: “Did any FBI agents or confidential informants actively participate in the events of January 6th? Yes or no?”
FBI’s Jill Sanborn: “I can’t answer that.” pic.twitter.com/Z5Sj1tSyNx
— CSPAN (@cspan) January 11, 2022
Cruz appears to be in recovery mode after being called out by Fox News host Tucker Carlson for erring in calling the Capitol riot a “terrorist” attack.
“You called this a terror attack when by no definition was it a terror attack. That’s a lie,” Carlson hammered. “You told that lie on purpose, and I’m wondering why you did.”
Ted Cruz explains his “terrorist attack” comment. pic.twitter.com/0xRbmOc5Si
— Tucker Carlson (@TuckerCarlson) January 7, 2022
A much meeker-sounding Cruz backpedaled at the time and tried to explain the comments away as being “sloppy” and “frankly dumb.”