December 4, 2015 5:36 pm -


These videos were left on a public YouTube account that CNN discovered and Gawker compiled.

The footage is, to put it lightly, deeply painful to watch. Long periods of coaching and silence are followed by clearly scripted word of praise for dear Ted. Hugs are repeated.

We’ve compiled the best worst bits of raw Cruz we could find. We’re sorry.



D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.