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Ted Cruz says his wife is 'pissed' over leaked Cancún texts, suggests people 'just don't be a--holes'
  • Sen. Ted Cruz said his wife was "pissed" over leaked group texts about their trip to Cancún, Mexico.
  • "Here's a suggestion: Just don't be a--holes," Cruz said during a podcast interview.
  • Cruz has faced a wave of backlash for traveling to Cancún amid a deadly winter storm in Texas.
"It's a sign of how ridiculously politicized and nasty and just, you know, here's a suggestion: Just don't be a--holes," Cruz said. "Just treat each other as human beings. Have some degree, some modicum of respect."

... He blamed the trip on his daughters, saying they wanted to escape the cold and he wanted to be a "good dad." Cruz told reporters that he originally planned to stay in Cancún until Saturday but that the "firestorm" he saw in response to the trip led him to return early. The Texas senator described the tropical vacation as "obviously a mistake."

But Cruz has already changed his tone.

On Monday, he told Fox News' Sean Hannity that the media was "obsessed" with his Cancún trip because major news outlets were "suffering from Trump withdrawal."
Read the full article: https://www.businessinsider.com/ted-cruz-wife-pissed-cancun-texts-people-dont-be-assholes-2021-2

Trump submitted an appeal directly to Facebook's Oversight Board, which will rule whether he's allowed back on the platform, according to a new report (FB)
  • Former President Donald Trump appealed to the Facebook Oversight Board, Channel 4 News reported.
  • The Oversight Board will decide whether Facebook should reinstate Trump's account.
  • An Oversight Board spokesperson confirmed it received a "user statement" regarding Trump's case.
"We can confirm that a user statement has been received in the case before the Oversight Board concerning President Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts," an Oversight Board spokesperson said in a statement to Insider. "We will have no further comment concerning that statement until the Board has issued its decision."
Read the full article: https://www.businessinsider.com/trump-submitted-an-appeal-to-facebook-oversight-board-2021-2

Trumpism
or Trump-ism

Trumpism refers to the nontraditional political philosophy and approach espoused by Donald Trump and his supporters. The term Trumpism can also be used to directly refer to an outrageous or idiosyncratic statement made by Donald Trump.

Trump, whom many observers consider an anomaly, left the White House by saying, “We will be back in some form.” His legacy is “Trumpism” – a wave of white nationalism.


Trumpisms are Bushisms on steroids.