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Ted Cruz's Oh-So-Bizarre (And Long) Campaign Announcement

As expected, Cruz announced his mythical 'running mate.'
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After what felt like forever because even a minute of listening to Ted Cruz talk feels like an hour, he finally announced what all of us knew. Should Ted Cruz be the nominee for President (which he will not be), he will nominate Carly Fiorina as his running mate, which also will never happen because he will never be nominated.

But watch this weird announcement, and especially after he says her name. He bobbles his head around like he's just done something that he's bowing for. It's weird. And creepy.

Here are some of my favorite tweets from his announcement.

This moment was kind of bizarre, too.

From TPM's Josh Marshall:

Maybe it had to do with that $500,000 contribution the Cruz SuperPAC sent to Carly? Just sayin'.

No, Jesse. I think you nailed that one straight up.

And this one, which sums things up nicely.

Oh, maybe one more. This was retweeted by Planned Parenthood's Twitter account:

But hey! He got an hour of eyeballs. That was the only goal.


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