Ted Cruz spent Tuesday trying to explain how a hard-core porn video could have been “liked” by his official Twitter account Monday night.
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The Texas GOP senator, a self-proclaimed embodiment of traditional moral values, definitely didn’t want anyone to think that he himself had enjoyed the video, which stars porn queen Cory Chase as a woman who sneaks to watch two people having sex.
Of course, it’s understandable that people would assume he had indulged, given that the blonde actress bears a slight resemblance to his wife Heidi, the New York Post observed. The actress definitely starts out the video looking like someone who might be his type: proper and professional in appearance, perhaps a little repressed, and donning a high-necked blouse and glasses. Of course, that conservative look doesn’t last.
Well done @TedCruz using the power of “like” to illustrate the evils of porn #Weiner pic.twitter.com/SQDPh1cRTp
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) September 12, 2017
In any case, Cruz blamed a “staffing issue” for the video being liked on @tedcruz, according to the Washington Post.
“It was inadvertent, it was a mistake, it was not a deliberate action,” Cruz told reporters outside the U.S. Capitol. “We’re dealing with it internally but it was a mistake, it was not malicious conduct.”
He added “a number of people” in his office had access to account.
Heidi Cruz in April 2016. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)
But Cruz actually had a better defense available to him than the vague “staffing issue” line.
His defense is that he once legally argued that people don’t have a “due process” right to masturbate, Vanity Fair reported in April 2016.
That is, people don’t have the right to “stimulate” their own genitals for “non-medical purposes unrelated …
Source:: East Bay – Entertainment