Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas tried to win some conservative brownie points on Twitter this past February 8 by posting that "Team Biden is soft on China."
Team Biden is soft on China.— Senator Ted Cruz (@Senator Ted Cruz)1612821507.0
Unfortunately for the Senator, "Team Cruz" quickly began trending on Twitter as people noted some of the things he was "soft" on.
Team Cruz is just soft unless you mock him, his father and his wife, then he rises to action and helps overthrow a… https://t.co/kUCgZTwnkO— Wajahat Ali (@Wajahat Ali)1612826154.0
@SenTedCruz Team Cruz is soft on vile, traitorous predators who humiliate his wife, incite violent terrorism, and t… https://t.co/FC9MV7XfK8— John Pavlovitz (@John Pavlovitz)1612826589.0
Team Cruz voted to disenfranchise Pennsylvanians like myself in order to suck up to the supporters of a former soci… https://t.co/1XcBvy9n5V— Lindy Li (@Lindy Li)1612825433.0
Cruz was famously easygoing with President Trump, who accused his father of being a part of the JFK assassination and insulted his wife's appearance.
Team Cruz is an insurrectionist. https://t.co/WNHxbJKIDE— Brian J. Karem (@Brian J. Karem)1612826669.0
Team Cruz is soft. https://t.co/pgplbbC04J— The Lincoln Project (@The Lincoln Project)1612831890.0
I hear Team Cruz is trending just in time to show off my new sticker https://t.co/W7bpVHnrMU— Brett Meiselas (@Brett Meiselas)1612832661.0
Cruz has also been fairly forgiving of the insurrectionists who tried to overthrow Joe Biden's election on January 6.
Hey team Cruz, it wasn't China that led an insurrection at Capitol Hill.— David Weissman (@David Weissman)1612829133.0
@SenTedCruz The insurrectionists who sacked the Capitol believe they are on Team Cruz. https://t.co/KDS1OjvVVs https://t.co/J3xeEFBdRl— Don Moynihan (@Don Moynihan)1612834113.0
Team Cruz is soft on Domestic Terrorism https://t.co/3oUPpelYks— Russell Foster for Texas (@Russell Foster for Texas)1612821587.0
Cruz has faced many calls for his resignation since helping to spread the conspiracy-laden rhetoric which caused the Capitol riots.
Team Cruz is soft and complicit on violent cop killing insurrection and treason. https://t.co/u2Wu3cCd1Y— Steve Marmel (@Steve Marmel)1612834910.0
The only member of Team Cruz is a Seditionist insurrectionist who let his wife be called ugly, who let his dad be c… https://t.co/tZSod8hUPK— Ricky Davila (@Ricky Davila)1612826649.0
PHOTO: Entirety of Team Cruz marching into battle. https://t.co/rZMrBy4v0h— Elaine (@Elaine)1612825534.0
It seems Team Cruz is a team of one.
@SenTedCruz Maybe China ridiculed Biden’s wife and accused his father of murder? I understand that turns some people soft.— SomeLoathsomeDockHat (@SomeLoathsomeDockHat)1612830914.0
@SenTedCruz Imagine inciting an insurrection against the United States of America and then thinking you can weigh in on anything.— The Alamo Total Landscaping (@The Alamo Total Landscaping)1612825271.0
It seems Senator Cruz's days of effectively throwing shade on Twitter are far behind him.
If they ever existed at all.