While most politicians would try to dodge a TMZ reporter, Ted Cruz took the questions, blistering Colin Kaepernick and President Obama in the process. When the reporter asked Senator Cruz what he thought about Kaepernick’s response to the national anthem, Cruz had this to say:
It’s sad when you see rich spoiled athletes who don’t recognize what an incredible country this is. Its very easy when you’re rolling in millions of dollars to disrespect this country. I come from a very different perspective. My dad was imprisoned and tortured in Cuba. America meant what its meant for millions across the globe. Its meant hope, its meant freedom and I got to say I was disappointed to see President Obama stand with Kaepernick and disrespect that flag.