Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Monday added yet another social media moment to his list of online gaffes. Cruz, who hosts a podcast as well as serving as a legislator, took time out of his busy schedule to share a video from an account called “End Wokeness.” The clip, however, quickly received a community note debunking its usage as misleading.
Cruz’s spreading of border misinformation comes a little more than a week after he shared a doctored image of a shark swimming down the 405 freeway in Los Angeles during the recent tropical storm that hit the region. “Holy crap,” Cruz wrote while sharing the image, which is both an obvious joke and one that is regularly repeated online.
Read the full article. End Wokeness, you may recall, is the viciously anti-LGBTQ account that spurred the US Navy to removed its Pride Month tweet due to harassment by the account’s followers. The brave patriot behind End Wokeness has refused to identify himself.