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People Are Tweeting Pictures Of Their Frozen Homes At Ted Cruz, And It's Getting Ugly

C'mon Ted. Listen to your constituents.

Ted Cruz went on vacation to Cancun, Mexico during one of the worst natural disasters in Texas history.

It appears in the middle of the worst energy crisis in the history of Texas, @tedcruz is on his way to Cancun with his family.

Twitter: @SawyerHackett

In response to his beach vacation, Texans have been tweeting him pictures of the things they are currently dealing with. Not everyone can just up and leave to Cancun, Ted!

Ted walking through the airport while wearing a face mask with the Texas state flag printed on it
Mega / GC Images

1. They've sent him pictures of their destroyed houses:

My house....but I’m glad @tedcruz is warm and toasty in Cancun 🥰😎🌴

Twitter: @alleaharris

2. Their caved-in ceilings:

@oncor @ERCOT_ISO 36 hours and counting with no power/heat means burst pipes and ceiling cave-in. Thanks!! @tedcruz @JohnCornyn @GovAbbott

Twitter: @MontgomeryJen

3. Their broken water systems:

Hey @tedcruz I hope you are enjoying Cancun. Meanwhile at my house we are melting snow to use as toilet water because our town’s water system is down. But at least our power is working again after 31 hours off. Enjoy your vacation. It’s clear you don’t care. #ResignTedCruz

Twitter: @HeissofTexas

4. Their frozen dish soap and olive oil:

@Stonekettle I’m standing in our Central Austin kitchen - our olive oil and liquid dish soap have frozen. Froze inside my house. No power since early Sunday am, no water since yesterday. @TedCruz is in Mexico.

Twitter: @tbondartist

5. They've been tweeting him the lines to get in the grocery store.

Hey @tedcruz how’s Cancun? This line for HEB smh

Twitter: @JavierVeg_

6. The empty shelves:

hey @tedcruz I’ve been without power for 4 days and I can’t afford food because you don’t make money taking care of my grandfather full time. Not that there is any food at HEB (the only disaster response Texans can actually count on) I’ll accept apologies in my cashapp $blissbean

Twitter: @trulybliss

7. "Hey Ted! Can you stop by the store on your way back?"

Hey @tedcruz! @tedcruz! Can you stop by the store on your way back? #CruzToCancun #CancunCruz #TedCruz @SenTedCruz

Twitter: @lawprofblawg

8. They've been tweeting him the temperature difference:

@tedcruz, yeah the pipes in everyone’s houses are now busted and have flooded their homes, enjoy your vacation though.

Twitter: @misslibra9

9. Pictures of their kids:

Hey @tedcruz - this is my niece & nephew. They live in a trailer home with my pregnant twin sister & her husband. They live in College Station, TX. They have not had electricity since Mon & don't have clean water. We hope you enjoy your Cancun trip. #CruzResign #CruzToCancun

Twitter: @thomasmcavaness

10. And the "toilet" water:

Hey @tedcruz , can I stay at your place while your traveling to Cancun? Because like millions of your constituents, I'm melting snow TO BE ABLE TO USE A TOILET IN MY HOUSE DURING THE WORST WINTER STORM IN TEXAS HISTORY. #TedCruz #TexasFreeze

Twitter: @bubble_gurl

11. "Hope you are enjoying Cancun while I melt snow to flush my toilets. One more day without water and I'll be melting it for drinking."

@tedcruz hope you are enjoying cancun while I melt snow to flush my toilets. One more day without water and ill be melting it for drinking. #TexasWinterStorm2021

Twitter: @BioFITZ123

12. Their messages to him are bleak:

I've been having to burn lumber as firewood and melt snow in my tub for toilet water this week, and have been luckier than others in doing so. So fuck you @tedcruz for running away. #CancunCruz #FledCruz #FlyingTed #TedCruzFailedTexas #TedCruzRESIGN

Twitter: @EddieVodka

13. "My dog fell down the stairs after a pipe burst next door."

36 hours ago My dog Maddie fell down the stairs after a pipe burst next door. My street is blocked with ice and I can’t leave. She’s barely responsive. @tedcruz @GovAbbott this is on you. @texasdemocrats let’s turn Texas blue and do things that help Texans.

Twitter: @Lionel_Felix

14. "We had no power, water, and heat for four days."

We had no power, water and heat for four days. Right now we have white out conditions but we finally have power to put a space heater up to try and cement our pipes back together. While @SenTedCruz @tedcruz left for sunny #cancun.

Twitter: @ImagineBeingOne

15. "Inspired by Ted Cruz's vacay plans, I built this cute little tent over my bed to keep warm!"

Inspired by Ted Cruz’s vacay plans, I built this cute little tent over my bed to keep warm! It’s like a lil staycation but without power or running water!

Twitter: @elderlysheldon

16. "That is the inside of my aunt's home after 36 hours of no power and her pipes burst in her senior community."

This is the inside of my aunts home after 36 hours of no power and her pipes bursting in her senior community in Conroe Texas...@tedcruz fled to Cancun while millions of his constituents here are suffering. @GovAbbott ,@JohnCornyn ,@tedcruz and the Texas GOP this is on you!

Twitter: @DOPECHICKBEATS

17. Their messages to him are blunt and to the point:

@SenTedCruz How I flushed my toilet for the past 36 hrs. And @tedcruz went to Cancun... BERNIE WOULD NEVER

Twitter: @briscoeny

18. "No power, no water since Monday. It's snowing again, stores have no food. But hey, enjoy Cancun while your constituents freeze."

@tedcruz - This is a photo of me currently melting snow by flashlight so I can flush toilets. No power, no water since Monday. It’s snowing again, stores have no food. But hey, enjoy Cancun while your constituents freeze.

Twitter: @Milfamfour

19. "Hey Teddy! No, this isn't salt for your Cancun margaritas, this is snow I'm boiling so I can wash my hands."

@tedcruz Hey teddy! No, this isn't salt for your Cancun margaritas, this is snow I'm boiling so I can wash my hands and flush toilets. And even still I'm lucky to have power rn. Don't have too much fun in Mexico or forget to wear sunscreen! #CancunCruz #AbbottResign #AustinTx

Twitter: @EliBerke

20. "ENJOY YOUR TEQUILA ASSHOLE."

Hey @tedcruz, I hope you are enjoying your vacation. HERE IS MY BESTIE’S HOUSE WHERE A PIPE EXPLODED TODAY AND THERE IS A HOLE TO THE ELEMENTS NOW IN DALLAS SHE HAS TWO KIDS AND SLEPT IN A 30 DEGREE HOUSE ENJOY YOUR TEQUILA ASSHOLE

Twitter: @ECMcLaughlin

21. As you can see, his constituents miss him very much.

Hey @tedcruz how’s the weather down there? A little cold up here, you know, in the state you represent...

Twitter: @bodarville56

22. They'd greet him at the airport, but as this person said, they're "kinda busy."

In Texas, we’re melting snow to get water so we can flush our toilets. Sure hope ⁦@tedcruz⁩ enjoyed his brief stay in Cancun. We’d greet him at the airport, but we’re kinda busy.

Twitter: @mharrist

23. Maybe next time he should stay at home.

Twitter: @buckysportsguy

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