Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) put out a new ad attacking Democratic opponent Beto O'Rourke on Monday -- and he was quickly buried in mockery.
A new video ad posted on Cruz's Twitter account attacks O'Rourke for repeatedly dropping the f-word during various public appearances.
"If Beto shows up in your town, maybe keep the kids at home," the ad states.
A lighthearted reminder: A #LaborDay picnic is a great place to bring the kids. A Beto O’Rourke rally? Not so much... #TXSen— Ted Cruz (@Ted Cruz) 1535996306.0
Given Cruz's full-throated support for President Donald Trump -- who was infamously caught on camera bragging about committing sexual assault -- the senator quickly found himself getting hammered by Twitter followers who slammed him for being an egregious hypocrite.
Check out some of the top responses below.
@tedcruz Which picnic are you at Ted? The one where a guy who brags about grabbing pussy without consent calls your… https://t.co/1xp9oTujB6— Tony Posnanski (@Tony Posnanski) 1536002965.0
@tedcruz Every ad Ted Cruz and the Texas GOP put out makes me like Beto even more.— Very Stable Genius (@Very Stable Genius) 1536006289.0
@tedcruz https://t.co/0tbqRBaU2H— Timothy Burke (@Timothy Burke) 1536003472.0
@tedcruz .....but he didn't call your wife ugly and he never accused your daddy of murder and he didn't give you the nickname #LyinTed.— Bruno Amato (@Bruno Amato) 1536002185.0
@tedcruz You’re obsessed with dildos & controlling how other people “stimulate their genitals” in their own homes,… https://t.co/Ra7k6SuV8R— Matthew Cortland, Esq 🖋️ (@Matthew Cortland, Esq 🖋️) 1536001591.0
@tedcruz I mean, exactly. I don’t know anyone in Texas who swears, drinks beer and listens to live music😂😂😂 Y’all s… https://t.co/0f6JFWite1— Pamela Midkiff (@Pamela Midkiff) 1536001451.0
@tedcruz You're fucked, Ted.— Laurie Crosswell (@Laurie Crosswell) 1536004143.0