Senator Cruz fly’s to Mexico as Texans freeze in Sub-Zero temperatures killing more than 12. Social media is an uproar when they saw pictures of Ted Cruz at the airport flying to Mexico. Hashtag #CancunCruz in the trending hashtag of the day.
Texas local time to Cancun. The Houston Police Department was contacted by Cruz that he would be leaving for that flight to Cancun. The flight was 4:44 p.m.
Cruz did tweet out in defense. “I got no defense. A blizzard strikes Texas & our state shuts down. Not good.
On December, Cruz blasted Governor Gavin Newsom of California for breaking lockdown orders when he attended a dinner with other government officials with no social distancing, and nobody wearing masks at the French Laundry restaurant. Cruz also criticized Austin, Texas, Mayor Steve Adler, who flew to Mexico for his daughter’s wedding in November, urging Austin residents to stay home due to the pandemic.
Austin’s Mayor did a Facebook live telling everyone to drop their thermostats and turn off lights while wearing a light shirt and with accent lighting behind him. (He told people not to travel for the holidays in a Facebook Live filmed from a timeshare in Cabo.)
Re: the Ted Cruz/Cancun thing, this is the photo that unlocks the whole thing. He’s in a United terminal. In the top left you can that it’s 4:10 pm (or 4ish PM at least). To the left of that, you can see that he’s near gate E11, with its destination being Ft. Lauderdale. (1/3) pic.twitter.com/hUuUqSNBze
— Nesler (@thatnesler) February 18, 2021
There’s not a ton that Texas Senator Ted Cruz can do to fix the problem now but it’s not a good look, bailing on Texas for a United flight out of Houston to Cancun, heading towards warm weather.
Texas: No lights. No heat. No food. No water. Pipes freezing & breaking.
Mexico: #CancunCruz explores the buffet at his all inclusive, followed by a morning dip in the ocean, toes stuck in warm sand & a perfect margarita.
— Jennifer Bennon (@jennobenno) February 18, 2021
Celebrities take to Twitter to comment.
Oncor and just energy what are you Doing to fix this problem in texas ?people need to know what is happening and negligence is what Ted Cruz and governor abbot are doing at this time. The power companies need to make an announcement many people are in danger.accountability ?
— ✌🏼rosanna arquette (@RoArquette) February 18, 2021
Last night, a twitter follower tagged me in a photo claiming Ted Cruz was flying to Cancun. I ignored it because it seemed fake.
But for some reason, an hour later, I decided to google “Ted Cruz mask.” Which lead to this tweet. 3 hrs later Cancun was the #1 trending topic. https://t.co/B6aikULyZ6
— Keith Edwards (@keithedwards) February 18, 2021