Sport news site Deadspin published an article Monday asking for photographic proof of Republican Sen. Ted Cruz — who is definitely not the Zodiac killer — playing basketball.
Ever the optimist, Cruz took the opportunity to tweet back a photo of Duke University basketball player Grayson Allen (who looks remarkably like Cruz).
And then Deadspin responded...
Before Cruz wrapped it all up.
Immediately, people on Twitter were quick to @ Deadspin for getting absolutely owned.
Deadspin, for what its worth, is still tweeting – so it's fair to say they have recovered.
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