Ted Cruz Adviser’s ‘Bad Joke’: Blaming Ebola On Obamacare

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during The Family Leadership Summit, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, in Ames, Iowa. The calendar says Iowa's presidential caucuses are more than a year away. But it's never too early for p... U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during The Family Leadership Summit, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, in Ames, Iowa. The calendar says Iowa's presidential caucuses are more than a year away. But it's never too early for potential GOP presidential candidates in 2016 to court social conservatives in the early-voting state. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) MORE LESS
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A senior adviser to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) tweeted and then deleted a “bad joke” Thursday night that appeared to blame Ebola on Obamacare.

On the heels of the news that a doctor who recently had been working in Guinea tested positive for Ebola in New York City, Cruz’s deputy chief of staff, Nick Muzin, tweeted “Before Obamacare, there had never been a confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S.”

Muzin later deleted the tweet and called it a “bad joke.”

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  1. Speaking of bad jokes: Ted Cruz.

  2. Avatar for jsfox jsfox says:

    Problem is he really didn’t mean it as a joke just more fear mongering from the hide under your bed and wet your pants party

  3. Or as Sniffit once quipped;“Cowardly Pantshitting.”

  4. Typical GOTP attempt at humor results in the usual colossal fail.

    Sometimes these morons should just leave their heads up their asses rather than pulling them out and saying something stupid, again.

  5. Avatar for jw1 jw1 says:

    QuoteFix:

    Conservatism. A bad joke on America. Sorry!

    jw1

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