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10 Times Ted Cruz Showed He Is Too Strange to Be President

Tuesday, Ted Cruz will face the biggest, and perhaps last, hurdle in his campaign for the Republican Party's 2016 presidential nomination. If manages to knock off Donald Trump in Indiana, he'll have something approaching a 30 percent shot at keeping Trump for gathering the 1,237 delegates the New York real estate developer needs to clinch the nomination on the first ballot. If Cruz succeeds, he will have done so in spite of a bunch of seriously weird behavior. Here are 10 of our favorite instances of Cruz seeming a little, or more than a little, off: 

10. Cruz Steals the Cherry Off His Daughter's Sunday:  Eating on the trail is probably a bad idea. Whether it's Ed Miliband's bacon sandwich or Rick Perry's corndog, it is far to easy to come off looking utter ridiculous. Here, Cruz looks like an alien inhaling necessary sustenance from a small human.


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Stephen Young has written about Dallas news for the Observer since 2014. He's a Dallas native and a graduate of the University of North Texas.
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