Ted Cruz Blasts 'Enormous Hypocrisy' of Hollywood Liberals

Ted Cruz Blasts 'Enormous Hypocrisy' of Hollywood Liberals
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Sen. Ted Cruz was asked by a TMZ reporter in Washington, D.C., last week if Hollywood, while touting overwhelming opposition to the Second Amendment, shares blame for gun violence due to its influence in American culture.

And the Republican from Texas shot straight from the hip.

“I don’t think this is one too many movies with cowboys and Indians or [Arnold] Schwarzenegger, Quentin Tarantino, or what have you. I don’t think that’s the cause. Evil has always been with us. Now Hollywood does glorify violence, and I’ve got to say I wish we had a little bit less of that. But the truth of the matter is when Hollywood celebrities engage on issues like this, they’re almost inevitably reflecting enormous hypocrisy. Because a lot of these movie stars, they have armed security traveling with them, so they’re perfectly happy to say, “Yeah, yeah, yeah. My armed security, he can keep me safe, but don’t let a law-abiding citizen.” The Second Amendment is about a single mom living in a tough neighborhood with a crack house down the street being able to defend herself and defend her kids.

Cruz then brought up Stephen Willeford, who used his own gun to stop the shooter behind the tragic massacre at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, in November.

“It was the Second Amendment that saved a lot of lives that day,” Cruz said of Willeford’s actions. “Law enforcement lives and innocent men, women and children. The Second Amendment is about people protecting themselves.”
 Source: The Blaze

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