Other Reasons Why Ted Cruz Might Have Gone to Mexico

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“Wanting to be a good dad, I flew down with them last night and am flying back this afternoon,” Cruz said after The Associated Press and other media outlets had reported details of the trip.

Ted Cruz boarded a plane to Mexico in the midst of a Texas states emergency following a rare and severe winter storm that knocked out power, snarled operations and cut off water supply, including to hospitals.

While he claims he went just to see his daughters off safely on their vacation and then promptly return to the crisis unfolding in his home state, the real truth is much more nuanced.

  1. To check on the wall: Since Trump left office this January, no one has checked on the wall along the Mexico border. Being a follow-through kind of guy, Cruz decided someone needed to check on the efforts and make sure the wall was still stable, and he was the closest Senator and agreed to “take one for the equipo.”

Whatever Cruz’s intentions in jet-setting during a raging pandemic and major weather emergency, there’s one thing we know for sure: The scriptures don’t have a playbook for the mess he stepped into.

Writer and native New Yorker who favors humor over sadness, travel over television, and coffee over sleep. @bubballie www.urbaninbreeding.com

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