No one likes Ted Cruz. His daughter is kinda grossed out by touching him. His wife seems genuinely annoyed by him. And, by most accounts, people who have worked with him or been forced to be around him find the wacko bird to be pretty unpleasant. Why is that? Samantha Bee did a pretty comprehensive job—we're talking beginning from birth—running down all the reasons people just can't stand this Cruz guy.
"Rafael 'Ted' Cruz was born in Canada in 1970," Bee begins, showing a picture of baby Alien. By the time young Rafael got to high school, he wasn't liked, and wrote in his biography "...What is it that the popular kids do? I will consciously emulate that...," Bee points out. Anyone who's ever been in a social situation knows that's absolutely the last way to get people to like you. His life continued down a lame path that included rotary club and talking about "tit films" as a twerp teen in that horrible video. In college he was remembered as pretentious and a nightmare of a human being, and appeared in a godawful Harvard production of The Crucible. In his professional life, people would quit, and avoid meetings that he attended.
While it seems that mostly everyone dislikes this guy, there are, surprisingly, a select few who can actually tolerate him. And these people tend to be psychotic, delusional bible nuts who believe in magic. Bee runs down a series of clips where intolerant evangelicals are the only ones who can admit to enjoying Ted Cruz as a human being.
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