Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) had a Twitter meltdown after MSNBC’s Brian Williams known as him “Kremlin Cruz” for his disdain of “emasculated” U.S. troops in distinction to the mighty Russian army.
Williams famous on “The 11th Hour” Friday night time that the Texas lawmaker didn’t like being known as “Cancun Cruz” when he broke COVID-19 well being suggestions to sneak out of the county for a trip within the solar in February whereas his fellow Texans suffered by a record-breaking chilly amid an influence outage.
“He really won’t like being called ‘Kremlin Cruz’ after his latest and remarkably stupid lapse in judgment,” added Williams, who recalled how Cruz bashed “emasculated” American troops after watching a Russian propaganda video on its army he-men.
Cruz fired again over his latest nickname, regardless that his disdain for U.S. troops in latest tweets appears clear.
“Holy crap. Perhaps a woke, emasculated military is not the best idea,” Cruz tweeted Thursday in an inflammatory put up referring to American troops. He was responding to a video from an unknown supply that melded a part of a brutish Russian propaganda video about troops to a recruitment ad from the U.S. Army, which highlighted the range of the army.
Cruz’s tweet struck a livid nerve, significantly among Americans who’ve actually served in the military, unlike the Texas senator. Critics additionally identified Cruz’s steadfast support for former President Donald Trump as Trump usually gushed over Russian President Vladimir Putin as a wise, sturdy chief with effective control of his country.
But Cruz doubled down, tweeting later: “Dem politicians & the woke media are trying to turn” service members “into pansies.”
Still, he railed in opposition to Williams’ nickname, insisting in an extended string of tweets that he “hates communists.” Trump’s pal Putin was once within the KGB, however the Communist Party was outlawed in Russia in 1991.
He additionally stated Williams “is Pravda,” the Russian newspaper, and stated that President Joe Biden ought to be known as “Kremlin Joe” for dropping sanctions meant to dam Russia’s development of the Nord Stream 2 pure gasoline pipeline into Germany, which he stated was primarily a “multi-billion-dollar gift.”
And Cruz out of the blue modified his evaluation of U.S. troops from “emasculated” to “the finest fighting force on the face of the Planet.”
Critics nonetheless weren’t shopping for it.
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