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Obamacare Supporters Troll Ted Cruz on Facebook
ABC News ^ | Wednesday, 02 April 2014 9:34PM

Posted on 04/03/2014 9:15:53 AM PDT by SoConPubbie

(WASHINGTON) -- It appeared Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, expected something entirely different from Facebook when he asked whether his Facebook followers were better off with Obamacare than they were four years ago, suggesting they “Comment with YES or NO!”

Post by Senator Ted Cruz.

Comment they did.

By late Wednesday afternoon, the status update had more than 55,000 replies.  

“I and a few million other people are a lot better off,” said one user. “I hope you are enjoying your Cadillac plan given to you by your wife’s employer, Goldman Sachs.”

“YES, best law ever! And way overdue!” read another one.

And the comment generating the most “likes”?

“Impeach Ted Cruz! He caused the shutdown that hurt this country badly!”

It took a good deal of scrolling to reach the first comment with a negative review of the health care law, which Cruz has become notorious for combating since joining the Senate in 2013.

“No. I couldn’t afford healthcare before and I still can’t and now will also have to pay a fine,” the commenter said. “Wish I could fine the government for making my life hell everyday.”

Cruz spokeswoman Catherine Frazier told Politico that the comments were “clearly a manufactured, concerted effort from people on the left making comments days after the original post was put up.”

Still, it didn’t appear the vast majority of commenters would be getting friend requests from Cruz anytime soon.

Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2minutesofhate; abcdisneynews; barrycades; cruz; cyberbullying; facebook; internet; shutnado; tedcruz; trolls
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1 posted on 04/03/2014 9:15:53 AM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: SoConPubbie

It goes to show you just how stupid Democrat trolls are. Impeach a Senator? It actually takes less than that, but they have no clue.


2 posted on 04/03/2014 9:17:38 AM PDT by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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To: SoConPubbie; Monterrosa-24; ilgipper; exnavy; MarMema; Bikkuri; o2bfree; 12th_Monkey; 230FMJ; ...
Ted Cruz Ping!

If you want on/off this ping list, please let me know.

Please beware, this is a high-volume ping list!
3 posted on 04/03/2014 9:18:21 AM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: SoConPubbie

So now ABCDisney News is reposting the trolling activities of libtards on socialist media?

Did they see the smears on the Amazon.com listing for a “Ted Cruz coloring book”? Attacks on Ted, Sarah, and Bachmann (and religion and gun owners and...).

Libtards hate. It’s what they do. And GLBTDisney faggots are laughing about it.


4 posted on 04/03/2014 9:19:02 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The Texas judge's decision was to pave the way for same sex divorce for two Massachusetts women.)
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To: SoConPubbie

Paid trollers. Prolly goes directly to their EBT cards.


5 posted on 04/03/2014 9:19:33 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Gaffer

I would also add that the reason he has been targets by Democrat automatons is that the Democrat Regime is scared shitless of him. Just like Damien’s fear against the wrath of God and his angels.


6 posted on 04/03/2014 9:19:40 AM PDT by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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To: SoConPubbie

Looks like Obama has been using his phone...


7 posted on 04/03/2014 9:20:36 AM PDT by uncitizen (Impeach the Communist Already!)
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To: SoConPubbie

I thought the meme was that cyberbullying was WRONG.

Learn something every day watching tee vee.


8 posted on 04/03/2014 9:20:50 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The Texas judge's decision was to pave the way for same sex divorce for two Massachusetts women.)
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To: Jane Long

The socialists on socialist networking sites are more than willing to hate for free. They take glee in their hatred of conservatives.

They happily post fake articles as fact and shrug when they are told that it was a hoax.

Stalinists lie. Always


9 posted on 04/03/2014 9:22:29 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The Texas judge's decision was to pave the way for same sex divorce for two Massachusetts women.)
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To: a fool in paradise

True.


10 posted on 04/03/2014 9:23:58 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: SoConPubbie

It’s disappointing that, having taken this kind of risk, Cruz’s team didn’t anticipate the response and had no means in place to counter it.

I would imagine that had a post shown up here letting everyone know that Cruz was getting so hammered, ecouraging people to go FREEP his FB page, the response would have been overwhelming.


11 posted on 04/03/2014 9:24:26 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: SoConPubbie

This is news? A leftist “freeping” of a social media page? Seriously?


12 posted on 04/03/2014 9:24:47 AM PDT by cardinal4
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To: Jane Long

More likely they’re gubmint workers ‘working’ on our dime at the local ‘teaching’ center.


13 posted on 04/03/2014 9:26:40 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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To: SoConPubbie

Facebook?


14 posted on 04/03/2014 9:28:18 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : 'You can keep your doctor if you want. I never tell a lie ')
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To: SoConPubbie; a fool in paradise; Jane Long; onyx; SevenofNine

good good!

Ted Cruz had made all the right enimes.

use your aggressive feelings you stupid liberals, let the hate flow through you!!!


15 posted on 04/03/2014 9:30:00 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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To: a fool in paradise
"So now ABCDisney News is reposting the trolling activities of libtards on socialist media?"

Yeah, as they ignore all the hate tweets directed at conservatives. The news is what they say it is, and never have they been more aware of that, nor more shameless in using it for their own agenda.
16 posted on 04/03/2014 9:32:21 AM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: SoConPubbie

ABC “News” carrying the water for the Soros PAID trolls and giving their PAID comments wider visability-—what a surprise, and SO unexpected!


17 posted on 04/03/2014 9:33:00 AM PDT by House Atreides
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To: SoConPubbie; All
If we're ever going to get serious about wrestling our Republic back from the grasp of the Commie thug dictators, we've got to start doing this stuff ourselves. Which means those who have the means to fund such operations -- the conservative counterparts to Soros, Zuckerberg, Turner, Hollyweird, et al -- have to start paying people to blog, troll and give back to the 'Rats/Commies what they're dishing out. There are certainly enough unemployed conservatives and veterans who would love an opportunity to make some money while striking back at the Obammunists...come on, conservatives, put your investment dollars where your Republic is!

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

18 posted on 04/03/2014 9:43:10 AM PDT by wku man (We are the 53%! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUXN0GDuLN4)
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To: Gaffer

> It goes to show you just how stupid Democrat trolls are. Impeach a Senator? It actually takes less than that, but they have no clue.

What it really shows us is who they are afraid of.


19 posted on 04/03/2014 9:45:10 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: a fool in paradise

> Stalinists lie. Always

Funny how much that word looks like Satanists when you glance over it. Probably for good reason.


20 posted on 04/03/2014 9:47:28 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: SoConPubbie

When you’re taking flak you know you’re over the target.

Lying morons.


21 posted on 04/03/2014 9:47:56 AM PDT by MNnice
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To: House Atreides

Just because you whine the loudest doesn’t mean you’re right (or not guilty)...


22 posted on 04/03/2014 9:49:13 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Gaffer

the left & the rinoes are scared as sh*tless of Ted, as they are of Sarah,


23 posted on 04/03/2014 9:53:07 AM PDT by stickywillie (how come there are no father-in-law jokes?)
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To: House Atreides

Soros will probably get ill soon and die. Thats what usually happens to evil dictators who don’t believe in God and are clueless as to why it happens to them. What will The One do without his direction?


24 posted on 04/03/2014 9:53:37 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Steve_Seattle

Local news broadcasts often include an “as seen on youtube” segment (whether it is some sort of assault, accident, or just American Funniest Home video) and the “alternative weeklies” google-journal their news items (paged click lists of TOP TEN SONGS ABOUT or TOP TEN MOMENTS WHEN, sometimes with embedded youtube video).

And then there are the news items on tv that say “log into our website for more details”. NO. If I have to go to the website, I’ll be sure to go somewhere else (like the feed where you got the clip you hosted).


25 posted on 04/03/2014 9:58:08 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The Texas judge's decision was to pave the way for same sex divorce for two Massachusetts women.)
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To: wku man

bkmk


26 posted on 04/03/2014 10:06:18 AM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: SoConPubbie

Always remember that their side pays their activists.
Office seekers on our side need to point this out and often.


27 posted on 04/03/2014 10:58:40 AM PDT by right way right (America has embraced the suck of Freedumb.)
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To: SoConPubbie

BTTT


28 posted on 04/03/2014 11:39:00 AM PDT by kitkat (STORM THE HEAVEN WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY)
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To: SoConPubbie

It shows who have jobs and who have time to sit around posting on FB.


29 posted on 04/03/2014 11:51:52 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: KC_Lion

I want see Ted Cruz really take time out troll the Libs pages LOL! that be great


30 posted on 04/03/2014 12:52:38 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: SoConPubbie

This is news because they are worried. And it so happens that I am a fb supporter of all the Ted Cruz pages.


31 posted on 04/03/2014 1:05:49 PM PDT by MarMema (Run Ted Run)
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To: jsanders2001

I keep waiting...tapping foot impatiently. How old is he now?


32 posted on 04/03/2014 1:06:31 PM PDT by MarMema (Run Ted Run)
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To: MarMema

83 years old so probably at least 5 more years of hell on earth


33 posted on 04/03/2014 6:11:01 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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