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Ted Cruz Has Had Enough With Media Hypocrisy

He let them have it.

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There comes a time when you’ve had enough of bullshit. Ted Cruz has reached that point. The press has been so one-sided in Covid coverage that Cruz could contain himself no longer. Well done, Senator. You are exactly correct.

FNC: “Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, slammed his fists on a podium in frustration Tuesday as he attacked what he deemed media hypocrisy on masking.

During a press conference speaking out against Democrats trying to eliminate the filibuster, a reporter questioned Cruz about him and his fellow Republicans not wearing masks. Cruz quickly shot down the question and angrily asked why the ‘questions are only directed at one side” on masks.’ ”

Cruz was rightfully indignant. “And by the way, on the question of hypocrisy, you just asked, you people at the podium are speaking without 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 said. “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 questions are only directed at one side, and I got to say that the American people see the hypocrisy.” Cruz hit the podium, such was his justifiable anger.

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Cruz also called out the Biden administration. “I think there’s been wild hypocrisy from the Biden administration when it comes to COVID policies [on] mask mandates where Joe Biden rightly said we shouldn’t have mandates, [on] vaccine mandates where Joe Biden said we shouldn’t have vaccine mandates. As far as I know, everyone here has been vaccinated, double vaccinated, been boosted at some point,” Cruz said.

He added, “I do know Dr. Fauci’s been all over the map about it. He’s said yes masks, no masks, he’s said, ‘Oh, I lied to the American people because they couldn’t handle it.’ At some point, the American people ought to be able to exercise their own freedom and make their decision.”

This piece was written by David Kamioner on January 13, 2022. It originally appeared in DrewBerquist.com and is used by permission.

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