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Ted Cruz sucks last drop of life out of brief ‘True Blood’ mention with voter fraud jokes

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At the RedState Gathering in Fort Worth on Friday, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) used his mention on the HBO vampire series True Blood to joke about Democrats committing voter fraud.

“You know, politics is sometimes a strange journey. A couple weeks ago — how many of y’all watch the HBO show True Blood? So, it’s a vampire show, and a couple of weeks ago much to my astonishment, the show True Blood had an episode where the vampires go to a Ted Cruz fundraiser. It’s actually in Dallas at the George W. Bush Presidential Library — I’m not making any of this up.”

In the episode, characters Eric Northman and Pam De Beaufort dress up as Texan Republicans to infiltrate the fundraising event. Pam remarks the she looks like a “Republic*nt” after seeing herself in the mirror.

“They end up killing a bunch of Texas Republicans,” Cruz explained. “This is HBO. So I’ll confess when that happened we put a post up on Facebook, where I said if I were to make a list of all the places I thought I’d never be mentioned, HBO’s vampire show True Blood would be really near the top of that list.”

“But I went on to say I was very sorry to have lost the vampire vote,” he continued. “But I was astonished and amused that HBO was somehow suggesting that hardcore leftists are blood-sucking fiends.”

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A commenter on the Facebook post, however, came up with an even better joke, Cruz said.

“He said, ‘Ted, I’m sorry to tell you, you never had the vampire vote. Because vampires are dead and everyone knows the dead vote 100 percent Democrat.'”

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Mitch McConnell: AOC started Trump’s racist tweets by calling detention centers ‘concentration camps’

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Tuesday refused to condemn the President of the United States for sending racist tweets in which he told four non-white congresswomen to "go back" to their countries of origin.

McConnell spoke on the matter at a press conference, but he did not explicitly rebuke President Donald Trump.

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On Tuesday, the fallout continued from remarks President Trump made telling four freshman congresswomen -- and women of color -- that they should go back to their own countries.

While some prominent Republicans criticized the president, they stopped short of calling his comments racist.

MSNBC reported Tuesday that Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) -- a civil rights icon -- deemed Trump's remarks racist.

"This is not any, any way for the president of the United States of America to be attacking to be saying what he's saying about these young women," Lewis said.

"It's just dead wrong. We must use everything in a nonviolent way to say that it's wrong."

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‘White supremacy is a hell of a drug’: columnist explains the GOP’s garbled response to Trump

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On Tuesday, President Donald Trump addressed comments he'd made telling four freshman congresswomen -- all American citizens and women of color -- to go back to their countries.

The comments set off a furor that the president was being outwardly racist.

“It's up to them. They can do what they want. They can leave, they can stay, but they should love our country,” the president told reporters Tuesday when he was asked about his remarks.

On CNN Tuesday, New York Times columnist Wajahat Ali explained how Donald Trump's comments -- and his Republican counterparts' refusal to call them racist -- is rooted in a dangerous white supremacy, or terror at the "browning of America."

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