Apology Over ‘Terrorist Attack’ Comments Widely Mocked


Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) attempted to walk back his comments calling the Capitol riot a “terrorist attack.” Now he’s being thoroughly thrashed on social media. People are calling him “spineless,” a “coward” and much worse.

Speaking in Congress earlier this week, Cruz said “we are approaching a solemn anniversary this week.”

“And it is an anniversary of a violent terrorist attack on the Capitol,” he added.

His comments earned the ire of those who falsely believe the Capitol riot was a peaceful protest. Tucker Carlson was among those who raked him over the coals.

On Thursday, Cruz went on Carlson’s show to apologize. As they spoke, the chyron below them read, “Cruz’ing for a bruising/What on earth was Ted Cruz thinking?”

“The way I phrased things yesterday it was sloppy, and it was frankly dumb,” Cruz began.


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