In a radio interview on the Michael Medved Show Wednesday, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz criticized Bernie Sanders, a Democratic presidential candidate, for turning over his podium to Black Lives Matter Activists during a campaign stop in Seattle.
"You know I have to say, watching Bernie Sanders quietly and meekly hand over the podium, was certainty not an exchange that engendered any confidence with this person as commander-in-chief," Cruz said. "If one is unable to stand up to a protester, it's difficult to see how one can stand up to Putin or any other tyrant across the face of the globe."
For Sanders, the protest was the second time that a campaign event of his was disrupted by the activists. The first occurred at the Netroots Nation gathering in Phoenix last month.
Megan Apper is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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