Senators Ted Cruz and Mike Lee posed for a photo featuring a new addition to the office:

That picture falls into the “guess what happened next” category.

The angry reaction was predictable and massive.

Cue the fury, hate, disbelief and apoplexy:

How about a little pause to catch your breath?

Back to normal? Good. Here are more satisfied Ted Cruz/Mike Lee customers:

Passing thought: How many of the people infuriated by Cruz’ tiger skin rug picture are Wendy Davis supporters?

We continue:

At least the picture sparked some discussion about federal spending:

Perhaps the person least surprised by the reaction to the photo is … Ted Cruz.