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Cruz Calls Out Trump’s Jew York Values

…and his gay ones, and black ones, and Italian ones

by
Jonathan Zalman
January 15, 2016
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Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump (L) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speak during a commercial break at the Fox Business Network Republican presidential debate in Charleston, South Carolina, January 14, 2016. Scott Olson/Getty Images

I watched The Wire Thursday night, not the 798th Republican presidential primary debate, because I know what’s good for me. But some people tuned in to see those blowhards blow hard, and when they did, they witnessed this:

Cue Jezebel writer Joanna Rothkopf, who had a glorious take on Cruz’s harumphing.

Let’s read between the FCC-condoned slurs [of Cruz’s statement].



“There are many, many wonderful working [white, Christian] men and women in the state of New York. But everyone understands that the values in New York City are socially liberal, pro-abortion, pro-Gay marriage [because black, Jewish, gay people live there], and focus on money [Jew Jew Jew] and the media [Jew Jew Jew]. Indeed, the reason I said that, as I was asked, my friend Donald has taken to in his advance playing Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born in the USA.’ And I was asked what I thought of that. ‘Well, if he wanted to play a song, he could play ‘New York, New York.’ [Unexpected throwback Italian burn.]

Read Rothkopf’s entire post here.

Jonathan Zalman is a writer and teacher based in Brooklyn.

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