This meme has been endlessly propagated all over social media for almost a month now. Because it’s untrue and dishonest, I wish we could shut it down.
So, add StopTeabaggers (a.k.a. “Stop the World, the Teabaggers Want Off”) to the list of disreputable internet hangouts, right alongside Natural News, the Freedom From Atheism Foundation, the Daily Mail, and Infowars.
If it even matters, I don’t like Cruz, and that’s putting it mildly. I wouldn’t vote for him under any circumstances. But I’ll gladly defend him — and any other political candidate, no matter his or her party affiliation — from unadulterated bullshit and naked smears.