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WATCH: CBS Host Smacks Down Ted Cruz–‘You Don’t Even Know How Many Muslims Are In America’

Yesterday, shortly after the terrorist bombings in Brussels, our favorite serial-killer smile wearing weirdo Ted Cruz found the nearest microphone and declared:

“We need to empower law enforcement to patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods before they become radicalized.”

When he was later asked if he wanted to clarify his statement–which would be blatantly illegal–Cruz decided to double down on his extremely objectionable remarks, because that’s what Islamophobic asshats who are trying to outdo the equally xenophobic Donald Trump do when they want to pander for the votes of frightened Americans.

But today on CBS “This Morning,” karma paid a call on Senator Cruz, in the form of Norah O’Donnell, who asked Cruz how in the hell his plan would work logistically. How, she wondered, do you patrol 3 million American Muslims, who are not, as Cruz suggested, “ghetto-ized” in festering radical communities as they are in Europe. Cruz, as you might expect, had no reply that made sense, and this led O’Donnell to comment that Cruz didn’t even know how many Muslims live in the United States. Sheepishly, Cruz admitted that was true.

O’Donnell then hit Cruz with this fact hammer, reiterating:

“So you’re saying that law enforcement should surveil a number of Muslims and you don’t even know how many Muslims are in America.”

Then co-host Gayle King had this for the man with the sick, perverted grin on his face:

“There are so many people that say that your comments are decidedly anti-Muslim, and that you’re playing right into the hands of ISIS. You’re giving them ammunition to come after us, to really take action against us.”

Instead of replying, Cruz brought out the old GOP saw about “political correctness” and then added this bit of pure crap:

“Gayle with all respect, people are fed up with the political correctness of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. Islamism is a political and theocratic philosophy that commands its adherents to wage violent jihad.”

And with all due respect, Senator Cruz, you don’t even have all of the facts, yet you also want to wage a form of war on innocent Americans who just want to live here and contribute to society. Just because you’re a Christian and your father is a pastor, that doesn’t mean you have the right to declare all other forms of belief invalid or dangerous.

Watch the Interview With Holy Roller Teddy:

This article was originally published by the same author at LiberalAmerica.org.

By Andrew Bradford

Proud progressive journalist and political adviser living behind enemy lines in Red America.

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