MSNBC’s Chris Hayes discovered simply the proper meme for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) after his efficiency at Tuesday’s hearings on the Jan. 6 riot on the U.S. Capitol, carried out by supporters of President Donald Trump.
Cruz was amongst those that egged on the mob by serving to to unfold lies concerning the presidential election, however on the hearings, he acted as if he had nothing to do with it.
That, Hayes stated, reminded him of the man within the sizzling canine go well with from the Netflix present “I Think You Should Leave.”
In the skit, a sizzling canine automobile crashes right into a retailer. When the mud settles, the motive force is gone and the folks inside marvel who did it ― solely to discover a man in a sizzling canine go well with has appeared amongst them, performing simply as indignant.
“Yeah, c’mon, whoever did this just confess,” the new canine man yells. “We promise we won’t be mad!”
Cruz was very like the man within the sizzling canine go well with, clearly accountable however pretending to demand solutions identical to everybody else.
“There is significant evidence that the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol was premeditated, planned and coordinated,” Cruz declared through the listening to, including later: “The riot on Jan. 6 didn’t come out of nowhere.”
“No, no, senator, it didn’t come out of nowhere,” he stated. “We’re all trying to figure out who did this.”
“It came from the encouragement and incitement of Donald Trump and Ted Cruz himself, among others, who spread the big election lie that the election was stolen, and then set Jan. 6 as the big day of the challenge, and then basically showed up to today’s hearing in a hot dog suit asking Christopher Wray how it all happened.”
See Hayes’s full phase above.
Here’s the unique sizzling canine sketch for comparability:
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