Cruz’s flight of shame meets a blizzard of condemnation
Using a crisis that includes an imploding power grid and a brutal snow storm as a reason to embark on a five-star holiday is not one of the optional responses outlined in any political manual, as Texas Senator Ted Cruz found out last week
Rule number one. When you’re in a political hole of your own making, stop digging.
Rule number two. Don’t blame your ten-year-old daughter for your catastrophic error in judgment.
Rule number three. Whatever else you do, don’t abandon your poodle in sub-zero conditions.
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