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Ted Cruz glad Ted Nugent apologized but accuses media of ‘double standard’ on offensive remarks

by George Bennett | February 21st, 2014

PALM BEACH — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says he’s glad that rocker and fellow Texas conservative Ted Nugent has apologized for calling President Barack Obama a “subhuman mongrel.”

Nugent’s remarks sparked political controversy in the Lone Star state because he has appeared on the campaign trail with Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott.

“I’m glad he apologized. What he said I wouldn’t have said, I don’t agree with it,” Cruz said tonight after speaking at a Palm Beach County GOP fundraiser and being asked by a reporter about Nugent.

“I do think the media plays an interesting double standard in that President Obama loves to have Hollywood celebrities, to have Jay-Z, invite him to the White House, and I don’t recall once the media asking President Obama about misogynist rap lyrics, about offensive and extreme things his Hollywood friends have said, so I do think there’s a media double standard in play. But I’m glad Ted Nugent apologized. He shouldn’t have said what he said.”

8 Responses to “Ted Cruz glad Ted Nugent apologized but accuses media of ‘double standard’ on offensive remarks”

  1. Double standard, triple bogey on a par 3 Says:

    Double standard- too true.

  2. kelly Says:

    How stupid does Cruz think people are?

  3. Harry Houdini Says:

    Give me a fuc-in break. We have allowed the so-called “apology” to give people an excuse to say what they really feel then backpack and be forgiven. Jesse Jackson called New York City”hymie town” and then he was FORGIVEN when he apologized. Listen, I an a hard core conservative Republican. Have been for a long, long time. I am not a fan of the President but I think the remarks made by Nugent are “despicable.” There I can be NO APOLOGY acceptance for this gutter, racist spouting of evil words. Let’s have the guts to call it like it is. Cruz’s remarks should have been stronger. I expected Rubio to give a response but ale, he appears too “soft” on the issue.

  4. Harry Houdini Says:

    Sorry for the spelling errors. My hands are shaking with anger!

    Harry H.

  5. Carol Says:

    Ted Cruz continues to avoid the liberal media’s ‘gotcha’ questions. Of course no one, including Cruz, approved of Nugent’s remarks. Even Greg Abbott, for whom Nugent is campaigning, apologized for Nugent’s remarks. But when Cruz points out the filth and vile garbage that comes out of the mouths (and the behavior) of his constant White House ‘guests’, he’s crucified. He’s damned if he does, and he’s damned if he doesn’t.
    Liberals do not like facts or hearing the truth, nor do they challenge either. Not one liberal on this thread has disputed the fact that many of the Obama’s constant White House ‘guests’ spew vile and vulgar filth and behave in despicable ways, especially against women so they must approve of it.

  6. Jake Says:

    This is a political/ media game
    . One moron says something stupid then another moron says how wrong that was…then the apology comes out for the next news cycle….seriously?
    Americans are so hyped up on disagreeing with some one or something they take the bait everytime.

  7. Thomas Says:

    Classless remarks from a classless party. From Chris Christie to Ted Nugent, to Ted Cruz, to Rick Scott. Not an ounce of class or integrity among them.

  8. JayZ Says:

    Oh lets see, the President hands out with his buddy JayZ who says…

    quote..

    Sisters get respect, bit****s get what they deserve
    SIsters work hard, bit****es work your nerves
    Sisters hold you down, B_____hold you up
    Sisters help you progress, b______will slow you up
    Sisters cook up a meal, play their role with the kids
    b_______ in street with their nose in your biz
    Sisters tell the truth, b_______tell lies
    Sisters drive cars, b______wanna ride
    Sisters give-up the a$$, b_______give-up the a$$
    Sisters do it slow, b_______do it fast
    Sisters do their dirt outside of where they live
    b______have ni*****s all up in your crib
    Sisters tell you quick “you better check your homie”
    b______don’t give a f____, they wanna check for your homie
    Sisters love Jay cuz they know how ‘Hov is
    I love my sisters, I don’t love no b________

    NO DOUBLE STANDARD THERE IS THERE!!!

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