April 20, 2016

Ted Cruz came away from the New York primary with a grand total of zero delegates. I mean, even John Kasich got three. But in this speech in Philadelphia yesterday, he just couldn't not gross out the listener with some bizarre wrestling man-on-woman surrender on the mat imagery. What?!

"But America has always been best when she Is lying down with her back on the mat, and the crowd has given the final count."

I have a bachelor's degree is American History, with honors. And a master's degree in Theological Studies, also focusing on US history and its religious movements. But with all that... Ted Cruz has me stymied. I can think of no point in American History, no event, trend, era, or collapse that would prompt me to use imagery that indicated America was a woman being pinned in a wrestling match that was already over.

What the hell, Ted. What the hell.

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