Matthew Dowd called out “unshameable” Sen. Ted Cruz for hypocrisy after the Texas Republican urged his critics to tone down their political rhetoric.
During a Tuesday night appearance on CNN’s Erin Burnett OutFront, the former GOP political strategist weighed in on the senator’s attempt to deflect the tidal wave of outrage over his ducking out for an ostensible Cancun vacation amid massive blackouts in his home state. Earlier in the day, Cruz had lamented that the outpouring of criticism targeting him — some of it quite nasty — and offered up a pithy philosophical prescription in response: “Here’s a suggestion: Just don’t be assholes. Like, just, you know, treat each other as human beings have some degree, some modicum of respect.”
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