Sen. Ted Cruz (TP-Texas) has reached a new low in his latest mass mailing. The Cruz mailing looks like it is on his official Senate stationery and on the front states there is a “Check Enclosed.” The check turns out to be a phony and not a check for the recipient. Rather, it is a supposed matching contribution check that will go to the Cruz campaign if the voter makes a contribution to the Cruz campaign.
The mailer may violate a 2015 Texas law requiring solicitations with a fake check to have “clearly and conspicuously printed in at least 18-point type: ‘SPECIMEN-NON-NEGOTIABLE.'” Progress Texas has filed a complaint with the Texas attorney general’s office claiming a violation of that law.
“This is the kind of mail my legislation was trying to prevent,” said state Rep. Gene Wu (D). “It certainly breaks the spirit of the law, and I agree that the Texas’ Consumer Protection Division should look into whether or not it breaks the letter of the law, as well. Texas consumers should not be tricked into sending anyone their money, especially to elected officials.”
But what does the law matter when your campaign is a crusade to elect the only man capable of saving our nation and indeed humanity from the abyss. The super-narcissist Cruz clearly does not think the law applies to him.
Image from the Huffington Post.