Joy Spreader

Life abounds with ironies. Senator Ted Cruz (R. Texas) flew to Cancun for a family vacation while millions of his fellow Texans were suffering from record-breaking cold, massive power failures, and water shortages, thereby giving people all across America reason to engage in euphoric mockery and gleeful condemnation, while improving the prospects of Democrats in The Lone Grid State. At the online store of former Minnesota Senator Al Franken, sales of “I hate Ted Cruz coffee mugs” soared in response to Cruz’s latest demonstration that he is a pox on the land and a pre-eminent jerk.