January 24, 2016

In 1988, Ted Cruz was kidding about ruling the world, and it's sort of funny. In 2016 he's making the same same joke and it's not funny any more.

Since this clip was provided by a former classmate, it's a fair bet to make that young Ted was not that well liked.

Source: Politico

A new video of a teenaged Ted Cruz, posted Saturday on YouTube, shows a lankier and younger version of the future Republican presidential candidate sarcastically talking about his life’s goals —and they’re far more ambitious than the mere presidency. "Take over the world, world domination, you know, rule everything. Rich, powerful, that sort of stuff,” Cruz says

The new clip was posted on YouTube under the name “Young Ted Cruz.” The operator of the account told POLITICO the video had been provided by a high school classmate of Cruz’s who wished to remain anonymous. The video comes less than 10 days before the Iowa caucuses, where polls show Cruz at or near the lead.

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