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Ted Cruz Heckled At FRC Hate Summit

The National Journal reports:
Ted Cruz was interrupted by hecklers at least half-a-dozen times during his Values Voter Summit speech. But if that was intended to get the Texas firebrand down, it surely did not succeed. "I'm actually glad the president's whole political staff is here instead of doing mischief in the country," he said a couple outbursts in. "How scared is the president?, Cruz asked after another protester was removed from the audience. "What a statement of fear, what a statement of fear. Oh, they don't want the truth to be heard. They definitely don't want the truth to be heard." It's, of course, highly unlikely that any of the protesters at the Values Voter Summit were Obama plants. But the concept, whether intended as a joke from Cruz or not, really set off the Values Voter crowd. Inevitably, that included chants of U-S-A! U-S-A! "You know, the nice thing is," Cruz said, "the left will always, always, always tell you who they fear. And they fear you. They fear the American people."
Cruz later joked that he might "disappear" after visiting the White House later today.

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