Trevor Noah lambasted Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) Monday for showing to vary his thoughts about Texas vitality regulation after utilities charged as a lot as $17,000 for warmth throughout final week’s brutal chilly siege. (Watch the video beneath.)
“The Daily Show” host pointed to a 2019 tweet during which Cruz bragged that the “success of TX energy … was built over many years on principles of free enterprise & low regulation.”
However Cruz ― dealing with a PR nightmare after his journey to Cancun to flee the cruel situations and rush dwelling for injury management ― “has discovered that regulation might not be so bad,” Noah stated.
The host highlighted a Cruz tweet from Sunday expressing outrage on the value gouging. “This is WRONG,” the embattled lawmaker wrote. “No power company should get a windfall because of a natural disaster.” He referred to as the “ridiculous rate increases” an “injustice.”
In a mock accent as Cruz, Noah cracked: “The only Texan that should be getting hammered is me ― at the hotel bar in Cancun.”
Noah reverted again to his personal voice and declared: “So Ted Cruz has reversed his stand on regulation like it was a flight path to Mexico.”
Quick-forward to the three:00 mark for Noah’s takedown of Cruz.
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