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Ted Cruz Teasing His Democratic Rival Over Name Change Is The Ultimate Hypocrisy

By Collin Gossel

Ted Cruz's new campaign song features a line that's impossible to ignore. In the song, Cruz makes fun of his 2018 election rival, Rep. Beto O'Rourke, for going by Beto instead of his given name, Robert. There's just one problem: Ted isn't Cruz's real name. His real name is Rafael Edward Cruz, as one CNN anchor pointed out to the senator.

Ted, who goes by a nickname, has no right to criticize someone for doing the same. 

Of course, Cruz's real offense might be the song itself: