It wasn’t actually MSNBC host Martin Bashir who asked, “How stupid is Ted Cruz?” That would be MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell, but Bashir liked the question so much he made it one of his top lines of the day. Now isn’t that special?

So, what did Cruz do this time? Claim there were 57 states? Mistake Mars for the moon? No; rather, he insisted he’d do whatever it takes to defund the oncoming, job-devouring train wreck that is Obamacare. The idea is so ridiculous it seems to have taken up residence in the heads of several MSNBC hosts, who can’t stop talking about this idiot Cruz.

Bashir’s followers were happy to clarify the depth of Cruz’s stupidity. This much comedy gold could pay off the national debt.


Is that you, Cher?

Maybe if President Obama would just release his college transcripts, he’d shame Cruz into never speaking again. If the Daily Beast can uncover the print on Cruz’s college-era bathrobe, the media can certainly dig up some grades. Make it happen, MSNBC.

  • Colin the Patriot

    They’ll eat their words when this “stupid” man becomes their President.

    • Bill Phillips

      Pres. Cruz! That would be a dream come true for me! 😉

  • CobraJet428

    His British accent is an added touch.

    • Patrick Callahan

      Bashir gives the illusion that he’s smart because of the accent, but one listen will dispel that.

    • Tyrconnell

      As a descendant of Red Hugh, I am not a huge fan of British accents.

  • Richard J Sunkle

    It never ceases to amaze me how quickly liberals both find religion and the anti Christ at the same time.

  • Michelle

    “Referring to Cruz’s time as a student at Harvard Law, Professor Alan Dershowitz said, “Cruz was off-the-charts brilliant.”

    Can we find a professor that has said the same of Obama?

    • Sketti

      If I remember right, I believe one of King Obama’s Professors said he was “off-the-charts lazy and graduated from Harvard Slacker cum laude”

      • trixiewoobeans

        Well dang it, where was this professor five years ago?

        • Elaine

          He was there, the media wasn’t.

      • bleuze

        Maybe that is why he gave up his law license before the Illinois Bar could complete the process to revoke his license

      • Lindakl

        Now that is hard to believe…not.

    • brewerandpatriot

      I believe one “professor” stated that Barry was extremely gifted when it came to coloring in the lines. Except for those pesky red lines…

      • EllisWyatt

        It’s not his fault. “Other people” put those red lines there.

    • SJ’s Dad

      OR . . .
      How about ANYONE at Columbia who could attest to even his presence, let alone his attendance?!?!?!

    • stuckinIL4now

      And he was telling the truth too?

      • Michelle

        Why would he lie? What does a professor at the historically Liberal school of Harvard and in majority blue state of Massachusetts have to gain by saying Cruz was a brilliant student? We can’t find any professors that taught Obama saying the same thing and we have no idea what kind of student he was, he still refuses to release his transcripts. If they were all that spectacular, why guard them to closely?

    • TocksNedlog

      Obama was off-the-charts high on choom.

      • Michelle

        Would be interesting to find out how a man who, according to his own words ,was a prolific pot smoker and cocaine abuser while in college (I’m assuming his days at Occidental College here in LA, been there visting friends who attending back in the day – it’s a mediocre school) gets into two Ivy league schools, especially considering he also admits that during his Choom Gang days, he wasn’t a dedicated student.

    • CatHerder

      Can we find a professor who remembers Obama?

      • anjullyn

        Can we find a classmate who remembers Obama?

        • Michelle

          Not from what I’ve read.

      • Michelle

        I haven’t followed the details of his college days as closely as I follow other (lacking) details about Barry, but I do recall reading somewhere that a few fellow class members who actually were in the classes Barry claims to have attended, having no recollection of him.

        • CatHerder


          • Michelle

            Not for us of course, but certainly a surprise down the road if his adoring fans ever stop drinking the KoolAid and worshiping at the altar. We’ll try not to say, “I told ya so”, it’s the least we can do.

          • CatHerder

            I shan’t. I cordially despise the man and would wish him all the ill in the world were it not for the office he holds. If and when he is brought low I will dance with unholy glee at the news. As long as my knees hold out, that is. I want him gone and his legacy expunged with a longing of which Sisyphus never dreamed.

            Apologies, channeling my inner Brit. I’ve been volleying with one on G+ today and it carried over.

          • Michelle

            I am with ya 100%. My gut told me from the moment he announced his plans for the White House that this guy was an utter fraud and would be positively detrimental to our country. The last 5 yrs have proved me correct. Even my friends who are extreme Liberals are disgusted with his lies, BS and inability to solve ANY problem and his CONSTANT blame on the GOP for his own failings. Some of my most loved friends (who differ from me politically) and argued with me tooth and nail about Barry back in ’08 are in agreement with me now. He is, by far, the biggest scam ever pulled on the American public. And sadly, his incomprehensible incompetence is not what will be remembered, he’ll forever be worshiped as The First Black President of the United States of America. Also a very sad fact…he won’t go away after he leaves office, he’ll be a forever hanger-on and adding his two-cents until the day he dies…just like Carter and Clinton. At least former Republican presidents have the humility to meld back into the private sector and stop trying to control people.

          • CatHerder

            The saddest thing about this poseur is that he may very well be the last black President, having poisoned the well for any future candidates of color. That would be a shame, there are so many promising possibilities out there. I hope against all logic he has the grace to retire from public life once he is out of office, but unfortunately I fear his craving for attention will be the undoing of such. A sad legacy for a sad little man elevated above his level of competence.

          • Michelle

            I think that’s sad also, I have positively no issue with the color of my President’s skin (there was a time when I would have loved nothing more than Colin Powell to run, but that was before he became a Democrat). Barry has been the most racially divisive leader in my lifetime. Never in my life (I was born last 60’s) have I seen such utter hate, bias, vitriol and blame between the races. Maybe I’m remembering incorrectly because I was a teen at the time, but in my mind, when Reagan was President, we all felt like Americans. We were united. We were all in this together. Heck, even when Clinton was in office, at least his first term, I felt we were united as a country. The Left turned sharply insane when Bush was in office and they’ve only gone downhill ever since.

          • Tyrconnell

            Nah, Clinton was good at the racial divide thing too, he was slicker though.

          • Michelle

            I didn’t say there was no racism and hate while Reagan and Clinton were in office, I said I felt like we were all united as Americans. It wasn’t in the forefront and neither was it stoked by our Presidents as it is now with Obama. I’ve never seen my country so divided.

          • Tyrconnell

            Obah-me! me! me! retire from the public life?

    • sanchez

      They can’t find a teacher who remembers Obama in their classrooms.

    • lukuj

      Heck, can we find anyone who even remembers Obama?

  • Taxpayer1234

    Who argued a case before the Supreme Court? NOT OBAMA.

  • Jd1367

    Do we still have to talk about MSNBC “journalists” as if they actually matter?

    • Clayton Grant

      Just until their remaining 11 viewers stop watching.

      • Ben Bollman

        5 of them are Twitchy staff looking for new material

    • Jill

      Clowns appreciate when people laugh at their antics.

    • sharinite

      They are journOlists and no, they don’t matter!

  • Maxx

    I was a registered Reagan Democrat for two decades until an asteroid called Reality2001 landed on my head (yeah, I survived). Since then, I’ve been conservative on most issues, centered on some social ones. Let me just state the obvious.

    Democrats attack that which they fear. It’s their playbook, chapter 1. Always has been and I see nothing’s changed.

    They fear Cruz even more than Palin, if that’s even possible. If they’re talking about Cruz, you can damn well bet they are worried about him and they can deny it all they want but I know their modus operandi front to back.

    You lob return fire when the other fella is over the target.

  • Steve_J

    Bet when he was editor of Harvard Law Review there are more than a couple of papers he wrote to the Review.

  • gman213

    More people watch reruns of Andy Griffith than watch that dude’s show.

    • MNWoman

      I love Andy Griffith.

      • William Kent Jenkins

        I did too , until he showed his liberal side

        • MNWoman

          I should clarify…I love “The Andy Griffith Show”. Politics aside, it was a good show.

  • Gallatin

    @BashirLive That “man” is more stupid than could ever be imaginable. And he is a Senator OMG #Idiocracy

    No you put the stupid senator in the White House in 2008. Then you double dipped on stupid by reelecting the stupidest president this country has ever had.

  • LinTaylor

    I love how the Left cites “Idiocracy” whenever they want to smear conservatives, apparently not realizing that it was created by a Libertarian.

    • Hiraghm

      And was based on “The Marching Morons”, a science fiction story about LIVs.

  • MNWoman

    I wonder if Ted Cruz realized when he won his Senate seat and started pi$$ing off people exactly how crazy he would make them.

    He is doing an excellent job. I doubt all these liberal/progressives and the media (yes, I know I repeated myself) bother him, but in any case, I hope he realizes how many people are grateful for all of his efforts.

    • AMERICAN Kafir™(KAdams)

      Yep, he’s doing a whole lotta things right.

    • lukuj

      I voted for him, and yes, I do think he knew he would drive some people crazy. He certainly drove liberals here in Texas into a frenzy- and some RINOS too.

  • Magnifico

    Reagan was an idiot, too. Right?

    • Tyrconnell

      Oh my yes, it seemed not a day would go by without some newspaper or newscast running a story on how stupid Reagan was. He was so stupid that the great Ted “swimmer” Kennedy (may history damn him) offered to work with the USSR to bring Reagan down.

  • disappearing moderate

    When dumb and dumber O’Donnell and Bashir disapprove, you know you’re on the right track. Working according to the wishes and in the best interests of the American people is a concept the deluded duo can’t grasp.

  • stuckinIL4now

    “@BashirLive That “man” is more stupid than could ever be imaginable. And he is a Senator OMG #Idiocracy”
    Funny, that’s what comes to my mind every time I see Harry Reidiculous.

  • syvyn11

    Is it me or does old Marty look constipated? Guy needs more fiber in his diet.

    • Cantbelieveyouthinkthis

      Or just get laid. There has to be some guy that will give him a quickie and make his day.

  • TocksNedlog

    How stupid is Martin “Sarah Palin painting an American flag on the side of her tour bus is a violation of federal law” Bashir?

  • Joseph Kurt

    Martin Bashir once did a point by point comparison of Steve Jobs and Sarah Palin. Why? Because reasons.

  • Dragomance

    I’ve been wondering how stupid O’Donnell and Bashir are.Every time I think I got it figured out,they’ve dug even further.

  • ogama843

    They hate Latin Americans. They are racists.

  • Paul C.

    With one of the lowest rating on cable, who listens to these idiots.

  • OLLPOH ~ Mr. and Mrs.

    Bashir, your envy is boiling over and out through your pores.

  • StandSomeMore

    Hey, Twitchy, I might be late to the party here, but you failed to mention how Cruz worried about that island flipping over. Oh, wait, that was Democrat Hank Johnson. Never mind.

  • Grandma HeadInjury

    Remember when Ted Cruz wanted hurricanes to have more Hispanic sounding names so they wouldn’t be so racist?

  • Grandma HeadInjury

    Remember when Ted Cruz wanted to be Senator in all 57 states?

  • sanchez

    Does Morgan reach more people on twitter or MSNBC?

    I do know he reaches more people on this site than the others combined.

  • Grandma HeadInjury

    Remember when Ted Cruz complained that the bill was too big to read, and then was photographed “reading” a girly magazine on the plane flight home?

  • Magnifico

    Apparently, too stupid to understand the brilliance of Obamacare

  • Heath Holcomb

    Bashir is obviously racist.

  • michael s

    I see nothing wromg with that question.. I actually want Ted to run,because as long as you have white skin Natural born Citizen is inapplicable.

    • tops116

      “I see nothing wromg with that question.”

      Oh, you see nothing “wromg,” Mikey? Well, that just says it all, doesn’t it?

    • ObamaFail

      The reason it’s wrong is because Cruz has already proven he’s more capable of running a nation than Barack Obama. And of course, you immediately also jump to race. Which just shows you have no way of actually proving what a bad job Cruz is doing, so you are also having to stoop to petty insults. You libs are terrified of Cruz, the reason why is he’s pro-American, and he shows that Republican aren’t all white like the myth you morons try to push.

      • michael s

        !st of all who’s a lib? Not I. 2nd who fears Cruz ? Not I I’m used to his kind. 3rd I didn’t say that all republicans are white. I guess you forgot your fellow republicans Dee Dee Benkie Dick Morris Gov Jindal Arthur Davis all saying the republican party has too many white guys and needs to be more diverse.

  • Lindakl

    Libs have a habit of telling you who they are afraid of.

  • Shepherd

    The irony, tweeter hashtags #Idiocracy as a bunch of idiots point at someone and call him stupid. No reasons, no evidence, just school yard nonsense. There is your idiocracy.

  • FlatFoot

    MSNBC has a very short memory. Which, obviously, is very convenient to their agenda.

  • tops116

    “How stupid is Ted Cruz?”

    He claimed Obamacare was popular? Nope, that was Democrats.
    He went on “Celebrity Jeopardy” and embarrassed himself? Nope, that was MSNBC’s own Chris Matthews.
    He accuses others of being racist despite working in a predominantly white organization? Oh, that could be any MSNBC employee.

  • ObamaFail

    Liberals must really be terrified of Ted Cruz. They can’t dig up any dirt to smear him with, so they just resort to petty, pathetic name calling.

  • Medicinewoman2

    To be perfectly honest in 56 years I have never had to ask or have it confirmed how stupid a liberal is, I have always noted it was self evident!

  • Acethepug

    That Martin Bashir has the brass ones to imply that anyone else, ANYONE ELSE, is stupid, boggles the mind.

    I’ve seen ambulatory pond scum that evidenced more intelligence than Bashir — for one thing, said pond scum wasn’t working at MSNBC …

  • BlahBlah

    I hear the Ganges is full of brain eating amoebas.

  • Stephanie Warren

    and they couldn’t resist having a dig at sarah palin while they were at it.