Date: November 19, 2021
“Ted Cruz tried to pick another fight this week, and as usual, he didn’t win. Earlier this week, he accused Republican Representative Liz Cheney of suffering from Trump Derangement Syndrome, and Cheney immediately clapped back against Cruz by saying that a “real man” would have defended his wife after Trump insulted her during the 2016 primaries. Cheney isn’t wrong, and Cruz went from being a never-Trumper to a bootlicker in record time. Farron Cousins explains what happened.