Lorenzo Garcia of the Young Conservatives of Texas canceled the controversial event at the University of Texas after furious opposition from all sides of the political aisle.
Lorenzo Garcia, chairman of the Young Conservatives of Texas, announced the game will involve students tracking down other students tagged as “illegal immigrants” in exchange for $25 gift cards.
The Texas senator who led the charge to shut down the federal government for more than two weeks made his late night debut Friday on “The Tonight Show.”
It is weird and cool.
The damned monsters!
So over it.
A key rite of passage for anyone interested in running for president. Cruz was in Iowa to speak at the GOP fundraising banquet in Des Moines.
“He’s like a superhero. The more bullets that get shot at him, the bigger and stronger he gets,” one Iowa Republican operative says.
Very, very scary.
The real breakout Tea Party heroes.
“I think of him as a tennis player. You know, if you’re going to rush the net all the time you better have a lot of motion to the left and the right. And he hasn’t proven that to me yet,” Chamber CEO Tom Donahue said. He also remains bullish on immigration reform.
“Tactically it was a mistake to focus on something that couldn’t be achieved.”
“I could have written this story from day one. If you follow the Cruz plan, you end up exactly where we are,” Rep. Adam Kinzinger said.
UPDATE: The Houston Chronicle’s editorial board has published a statement clarifying their stance on the senator from Texas. “Cruz has been part of the problem,” writes the Houston Chronicle editorial board.
The Tea Party senator jokes that the activists are “paid political operatives” sent by the Obama administration.
The tea party senator and his allies campaigned on the promise to revolutionize Washington — so why is everyone so surprised they’re trying to do it?
There have been 335 newspaper articles written this year about the 2016 presidential election, according to Pew Research Center. More of them were about Hillary Clinton than any other potential candidate.
At least the internet can find some humor in this otherwise dismal state of affairs.
It’s the American Dream to have your voice be heard. And now you have a captive audience.
“The East Coast loves you and by the East Coast I mean me.” Not safe for work, unless you work at Newark City Hall.
In the sequel to Rand Paul’s filibuster, Cruz spent a day calling out his colleagues and exposing deep rifts in the GOP. He knew exactly what he was doing.
“Printed and posted near my desk,” said Cruz communications adviser and speechwriter Amanda Carpenter.
“MIKE LEE, I AM YOUR FATHER.”
Top Republican donors are rolling their eyes at the senator’s crusade. “Sure, he’s revving up the base, but so did Michele Bachmann and Pat Buchanan.”
The Texas Republican takes some time to read a bedtime story to his daughters in the middle of a long floor speech to protest Obamacare.
“By that time there was nothing Senator Cruz could do to delay the Wednesday cloture vote, so Senator Reid did not object,” said Reid’s spokesman. A “fake filibuster”?