Ted can laugh all he wants, but that doesn't supply water for over 20,000 Texans OR equal an apology!
The memes are funny, but it’s jarring to watch Cruz laugh and make light of his recent trip when, as of Wednesday, more than 20,000 Texans are still without running water.
)."It's not as nice as Cancún, but it's nice."The memes are funny, but it's jarring to watch Cruz laugh and make light of his recent trip when, as of Wednesday,more than 20,000 Texans are still without running water. Cruz did admit that he"obviously" made a mistake, after first blaming his children and explaining that he was"trying to be a dad."
Texans might have power again, but Cruz's constituents are still struggling. In one county, more than 15 people died of hypothermia, and experts say that fixing the storm's damage will cost billions of dollars. Congressman Joaquin Castro is calling on utility companies
to suspend autopay features, and Cruz's onetime opponent Beto O'Rourke is currently touring the state to help Texans who lost power and water.Though Cruz might be aiming for self-awareness, his self-deprecating jokes aren't genuine pledges to help people, or even real apologies. Before Cancúngate, many people dug up one of Cruz's old tweets mocking California's power outages."I got no defense," he wrote."A blizzard strikes Texas & our state shuts down. Not good. Stay safe!" A day later, he flew out to Mexico. headtopics.comRead more: Refinery29 »
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