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Wed Feb 24, 2021, 12:12 AM

Texas Party Store Sells Ted Cruz Piatas After Cancun Fiasco

Aparty store in Dallas has begun selling piņatas of Senator Ted Cruz designed to look as the Republican lawmaker appeared in now-viral photos during his return trip from Cancun last week.

The Texas Republican received significant backlash after he and his family decided to travel to the Mexican tourist destination while millions of Texans were without power and water amid severe winter weather conditions. After news of his Wednesday afternoon escape to Mexico broke, Cruz quickly booked a return trip to Texas and apologized. However, the mockery and memes have persisted, and now ABC Party HQ in Dallas has gotten in on the action.

"We just see it as something trending in the news, and want to provide a good laugh for people during these difficult times," Carlos De La Fuente, one of store's owners, told Newsweek Tuesday morning. Local station NBC News 5 DFW first reported on the Cruz piņatas.



The piņata depicts Cruz wearing the gray polo shirt, jeans, gray sneakers and Texas flag mask he was photographed wearing on his return trip from Cancun last week. He's holding an American passport in one hand and pulling a rolling suitcase with the other. It stands about three and a half feet tall and sells for $100. Those interested in purchasing the piņata need to place a preorder and be prepared to wait up to two weeks for it to be finished.

https://www.newsweek.com/texas-party-store-sells-ted-cruz-pinatas-after-cancun-fiasco-1571338

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Reply Texas Party Store Sells Ted Cruz Piatas After Cancun Fiasco (Original post)
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Feb 2021 OP
tanyev Feb 2021 #1
Blue Owl Feb 2021 #3
FlyingPiggy Feb 2021 #4
lame54 Feb 2021 #10
burrowowl Feb 2021 #11
Deep State Witch Feb 2021 #2
MurrayDelph Feb 2021 #5
Marie Marie Feb 2021 #6
demtenjeep Feb 2021 #7
KY_EnviroGuy Feb 2021 #8
lame54 Feb 2021 #9
Skittles Feb 2021 #12
cstanleytech Feb 2021 #13
JI7 Feb 2021 #14

Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 12:18 AM

1. La CoupQaracha.

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Response to tanyev (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 12:27 AM

3. Bwah!

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Response to tanyev (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 12:37 AM

4. Hahahaha

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Response to tanyev (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 01:58 AM

10. Nice

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Response to tanyev (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 02:20 AM

11. LoL

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 12:21 AM

2. LOL!

I want one!

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Response to Deep State Witch (Reply #2)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 12:41 AM

5. Me, too

Anyone know a good voodoo priestess?

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 12:48 AM

6. I'd take a bat to that.

The pinata, of course. I am non-violent.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 12:50 AM

7. it looks better than zruc

 

he looks like he stinks from the slime he oozes

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 01:40 AM

8. To be most realistic, that piata would have to be filled with bullshit....

of which Texas has an abundant supply.

Anyone doubting that should listen to Gov. Abbott for a while........

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 01:57 AM

9. I hate to see what comes out

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 02:37 AM

12. that pinata is not nearly skeevy-looking enough

ya know?

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 02:39 AM

13. A $100 dollars? The one is cheaper than that to buy.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 02:54 AM

14. That looks nothing like him. People would be better off just printing that pic of him

and pasting it on something they can punch of hit .

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