Update...Rich, out of touch Republican abandons constituents during worst storm in a generation for some beach time in Mexico.— Zach Leiwant (@ZachLeiwant) February 18, 2021
This really has to be Ted’s worst week on Twitter. #cancuncruz #flyinTed https://t.co/OBP3T7Kmj3
The Houston airports were closed for several days, which makes this even worse, IMHO. As soon as they re-open, Ted scurries out of the country, only to return because social media has burned his ass. Always a good look, no?
Ted Cruz asks Houston cops to help him get out of airport as Texans rage over Cancun trip: report https://t.co/dK6HbYYuUm— Raw Story (@RawStory) February 18, 2021
So, his family couldn't fly without him? Sure, and I didn't put my wife and infant daughter on a train to Texas because we all couldn't afford to travel for Thanksgiving that year. I couldn't go with her to help with the young Golden Child, but Cruz has to be sure his family gets to the Mexican resort before he hastens home again? Of course! Who wouldn't?
'I was only there to get directions *away* from there.' pic.twitter.com/ksDfsSEUHn— Paulyboy (@_infinitejest) February 18, 2021
*Ted Cruz steps off an airplane in Houston*— Ian Millhiser (@imillhiser) February 18, 2021
*Strolls to a podium surrounded by reporters*
"People of Texas," he begins, "I tracked the people who stole the 2020 election to Cancun. But I'm sad to inform you that they got away because the liberal media warned them I was coming."
Two-and-a-half months before he left for Cancun amid brutal conditions in Texas, Cruz tweeted this: https://t.co/EPH2rVXpVM— Manu Raju (@mkraju) February 18, 2021
If Ted Cruz were an ordinary dude, and he did a Mexico roundtrip in less than 17 hours, the DEA would be waiting on his lawn when he got home.— Charles P. Pierce (@CharlesPPierce) February 18, 2021