Ted Cruz Shoots and He Scores

US gossip site Deadspin has been needling Ted Cruz about basketball ever since he called a hoop abasketball ring at a campaign rally when he was running against Trump in the Republican primaries. They were incredulous as to the authenticity of his affection for basketball. So when Politico reported that he’d started a regular weekly basketball session with Republican senators like Marco Rubio they demanded photographic* proof:

Good comeback to cheap abuse and good use of a popular internet meme. Even better if you fully understand the jokeA slam dunk for the senator…

Cruz Quits, Hits Wife

Looks like only Hillary can stop Trump making America great again…

Fiorina Drops Like Cruz Polls

Cruz VP Pick Carly Fiorina Sings Lullaby

Trump and Clinton Super Tuesday Winners

Final Trump PNGDonlad Trump and Hillary Clinton have emerged as the winners from Super Tuesday. The Republican race has seen the Donald already win 7 out of 10 states currently declared. Hillary has also won 7 states in the Democratic contest, compared to Bernie Sanders’ 4.

UPDATE: Hillary has a negative approval rating of -1%, Trump has net approval rating of -25%. His unfavourability is worse than Richard Nixon’s. After Watergate.favourability

How the Donald turns that around remains to be seen…

Ted Cruz Rap Ad “Damn It Feels Good To Be A Clinton”

Don’tcha just love American attack ads…

Cruz Attack Ad “Trump Action Figure”

Cruz Trumps The Donald In Iowa

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The results of the Iowa caucus are in and Donald Trump has finished second place, securing only 24% of the vote compared to Texas Senator Ted Cruz’s 28%. Perhaps more worryingly for the Donald he was almost knocked into third place by Marco Rubio who went home with 23% of the vote. There’ll be tears at Trump Towers this morning…
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The outcome of the Democratic race remains unclear, with Hilary Clinton declaring herself winner despite opponent Bernie Sanders claiming a tie. Votes are still being counted and the race was too close to call at midnight local time. Updates to follow…

UPDATE: Hillary wins by 0.5 points.

And They’re Off…

Ted Cruz is first out of the blocks across the pond:

595 days to go…

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