Ted Cruz appeared on “The Kelly File” Wednesday to give his answer on why Donald Trump has decided to nix the Fox News debate scheduled (and now cancelled) for Monday.
“He could have had a direct debate with me, and yet Donald apparently is ducking,” Cruz said. “He’s afraid of being challenged.”
Cruz’s campaign deployed the website duckingdonald.com to translate backlash over Trump’s debate duck into pressure for Trump. It’s unlikely that pressure will move Trump, who openly lies and mocks–his supporters are proud of his lies.
I, for one, signed the online petition.
Trump kept up with his signature name calling on Twitter.
Crazy @megynkelly supposedly had lyin' Ted Cruz on her show last night. Ted is desperate and his lying is getting worse. Ted can't win!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 17, 2016
This led GOP strategist Matt Mackowiak to drop the same question everyone except Trumpkins is asking:
— Matt Mackowiak (@MattMackowiak) March 17, 2016