‘Daily Show’ Says Ted Cruz Isn’t Uniting GOP, He’s Their ‘Toilet Plunger’ (VIDEO)

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“The Daily Show With Trevor Noah” fact-checked Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) claim that he’s uniting the Republican Party on Thursday night’s episode, calling the freshman senator the “toilet plunger of the Republican Party.”

After his victory in the Wisconsin Republican primary, Cruz said his campaign is “uniting the Republican Party.”

“Uhhh, that’s not true,” Noah said. “First of all, you’re not winning. You’re trying to catch up to Trump, who is winning. Second of all, you are not uniting the Republican Party. The Republican Party is uniting against Trump. You just happen to be the other guy! you’re basically the toilet plunger of the Republican Party. That’s all you are because no one wants to use a plunger, but they have to to get the turd out of the way.”

Watch the clip, via Comedy Central, below:

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  1. As much as I like that analogy, and no matter how apt I think it is, I’m having difficulty conjuring up the mental image of it.

    Maybe it’s just because I find it to be so unpleasant, albeit fascinating.

    Cognitive dissonance is a pain.

  2. How about punch bowl turd scoop?

  3. Another plumbing tool for the job, and better named here, is “the snake”.

  4. Rafael walking the streets of the Bronx or Brooklyn?

    So many Hallmark moments.

  5. Ted Cruz is a guy who has spent his entire Senate tenure attacking the GOP establishment and leading politically suicidal stunts such as shutting down the government. He has managed to make himself the most loathed man in DC. Yet Cruz says with a straight face that he is “uniting the Republican party.” No, Ted, what you and Trump are doing is dividing the GOP into hostile factions.

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