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Ted Cruz defends Kim Davis with brazen ignorance of 8th grade civics

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Ted Cruz, via Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia Commons


Constitutional conservative Ted Cruz is mad on the Internet about President Obama lawlessly and tyrannically throwing Kim Davis in jail over her deeply held Christian beliefs.

Well, kinda.

The only words in that sentence that are correct are “Ted Cruz,” “mad on the Internet” and “Kim Davis.” The rest has been inferred by Cruz in this word salad of a press release following today’s federal court ruling that held Davis in contempt for refusing to abide by an earlier court order.

As Cruz wrote:

I stand with Kim Davis. Unequivocally. I stand with every American that the Obama Administration is trying to force to chose between honoring his or her faith or complying with a lawless court opinion.

Cruz, who presumably took 8th grade civics before he clerked on the Supreme Court and served as Texas’s solicitor general, surely knows that nothing about Kim Davis’s…

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Written by EllenBeth Wachs

September 5, 2015 at 8:05 am

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