Cruz Missile: Ted Cruz Asks Reporter Why the Left and Media are Obsessed with Sex

Cruz Missile: Ted Cruz Asks Reporter Why the Left and Media are Obsessed with Sex

Cruz Missile: Ted Cruz Asks Reporter Why the Left and Media are Obsessed with Sex

Presidential candidate and Texas Senator Ted Cruz deflected a reporter’s gotcha questions, showing himself to be a skilled verbal pugilist as interpreted by Los Angeles street artist Sabo in his famous poster.

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Detail of poster by Sabo

On Tuesday, the junior US senator from Texas was visiting Beaumont to meet privately with county officials when reporters came at him with questions about same sex marriage. After fielding several questions on that topic, Cruz deftly turned the tables on the reporters:

“Is there something about the left — and I am going to put the media in this category — that is obsessed with sex? ISIS is executing homosexuals — you want to talk about gay rights? This week was a very bad week for gay rights because the expansion of ISIS, the expansion of radical, theocratic, Islamic zealots that crucify Christians, that behead children and that murder homosexuals — that ought to be concerning you far more than asking six questions all on the same topic.”

The following day, a writer for New York Magazine sniffed her disdain at Cruz’s answers, claiming that his use of the word ‘sex’ is “apparently how he views Americans in loving relationships being denied the right to marry.” Citing a Gallup poll released Tuesday which finds that 60 percent of Americans support same-sex marriage, the writer continued that “it looks like he’s underestimating the number of Americans who are “obsessed” with sex and/or equality.”

No doubt the nation is becoming more accepting of same-sex marriage, but I don’t think most Americans spend their waking hours fretting about it. They are more concerned with economics, unemployment, race relations, and our weakening position in the world. And yes, they worry about terrorism and the rapid expansion of ISIS.

Moreover, they want a strong president who can guide the ship of state with a firm hand on a steady course. Whether Americans choose Ted Cruz as that president has yet to be seen, but in these early days of the 2016 Presidential campaign, we are seeing him emerge as Reagan did, a leader with a vision for America, unafraid to take on opposition.

I can’t wait for the Republican debates. Bring them on!

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Kim is a pint-sized patriot who packs some big contradictions. She is a Baby Boomer who never became a hippie, an active Republican who first registered as a Democrat (okay, it was to help a sorority sister's father in his run for sheriff), and a devout Lutheran who practices yoga. Growing up in small-town Indiana, now living in the Kansas City metro, Kim is a conservative Midwestern gal whose heart is also in the Seattle area, where her eldest daughter, son-in-law, and grandson live. Kim is a working speech pathologist who left school system employment behind to subcontract to an agency, and has never looked back. She describes her conservatism as falling in the mold of Russell Kirk's Ten Conservative Principles. Don't know what they are? Google them!

9 Comments
  • SABO says:

    IN OTHER NEWS!
    THE ISIS AERONAUTICAL AGENCY (IAA) HAS YET TO SUCCESSFULLY MAKE A GAY PERSON FLY AFTER FLINGING THEM OFF A BUILDING. .. NOW HERE’S BREE WITH YOUR WEATHER!

  • Kim Quade says:

    And they thought the imams had issued a statement saying that gay flight was possible!

    Thank you for reading our post! Love your art!

  • Brent Edwards says:

    My politics are slightly to the right of Barry Goldwater. But on marriage, I don’t care who gets married. I don’t care who has sex. As long as the participants are above the age of consent, have at it. It’s no one’s business whether that is the only issue facing America or one of thousands. Fellow conservatives, LEAVE IT ALONE!!

    • Dan says:

      Hey Brent, who are you to restrict sex to some mystical “age of consent” foisted upon us by the dead white patriarchy? If some woman wants to get it on with a 10 year old girl, who are you to say no? If a room full of guys wants to enjoy a 7-yr old boy, and the boy agrees, who are you to put such arbitrary limits upon society? What? No one would ever agree to such things? Ha. Think again.

  • Rick Caird says:

    The problem, Brent, is it doesn’t matter how much you care. It is the force of government being marshaled to force you to participate. Under what possible logical condition can a baker be forced to pay a lesbian couple $135,000 for not baking a wedding cake for them.

    This not about gay marriage. This is about government force.

  • Unruly says:

    * please update your link to http://iotwreport.com.
    The one you have in your link list is no longer in use. 🙂

    P.S. I am floored by that ^^ redhead every time I click on this site. Nice!

    Ted Cruz for president!!!!!!!

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