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Ted Cruz Blames Hillary Clinton For Income Inequality

A lesson in how not to impress a Hillary supporter

Watch what happened when a Hillary Clinton supporter had a chance to ask Ted Cruz a question at Fox News’ town hall Sunday night.

A woman named Sarah, from Hershey, Pennsylvania, was loudly and repeatedly booed when she came to the microphone and said she supported Hillary Rodham Clinton.

“That’s mature, thank you, yes,” Sarah said in response to the booing. Finally, when the booing subsided, she asked Cruz, “I wanted to know what your campaign against her would look like if you’re elected as your party’s candidate.”

Cruz gave her props for the question. “Well, Sarah, first of all, let me thank you for coming, and this is not an easy crowd to be in as a Hillary supporter, so I appreciate you for the courage.” The audience interrupted with mocking laughter.

Then Cruz laid out his odd plan of attack:

CRUZ: Hillary will talk often about income inequality. I can’t wait for her to do so because I look forward to turning to her and saying, “I’m very glad that Secretary Clinton raised the issue of income inequality. It has increased dramatically under her policies. If you look at the Obama-Clinton economy, the rich have gotten richer. The top 1% today earn a higher share of our income than any year since 1928. Those with power and influence in Washington have gotten fat and happy, and the people who have been hurt the most are those who are struggling to climb the economic ladder.[…]The Obama-Clinton domestic policy doesn’t work, we’ve seen millions of jobs fleeing America, and the Obama-Clinton foreign policy is even worse.”

It’s ridiculous for Cruz to blame a former Secretary of State for income inequality. But even so, Clinton left office in 2013. Cruz, on the other hand, has been wielding power and influence in Washington since 2012.

Watch it above, from Fox’s “America’s Town Hall” on April 24.

Crossposted at Newshounds.us


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