Ted Cruz on neighbors leaking texts: ‘Just don’t be a–holes’

“Here’s a suggestion,” Cruz said. “Just don’t be a—holes. Just treat each other as human beings. Have some modicum of respect.”

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In a 30-minute interview on the most recent episode of “Ruthless,” a popular conservative podcast, posted Tuesday morning, Cruz detailed problems Texas faced as more than 4 million homes lost power during the Arctic blast and then got into his controversial trip to Cancun in the middle of the freeze.

It should be noted that Cruz was asking for respect on a podcast that dubbed itself “Ruthless” shortly after Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died and the podcast logo features the title over a photo of the Supreme Court.

When Cruz cut his Cancun trip short as he caught lots of heat for fleeing the state, neighbors leaked texts from a group chat that showed Heidi was inviting neighbors to join them on the impromptu vacation.

“Look, we’ve got a number of Republicans who are neighbors, but also a number of Democrats, folks on our street who put up Beto signs, which I thought was a little rude,” Cruz joked. “I didn’t hold a victory party in their front yards when we won.”

The leaked text messages were just a part of the wild day when Cruz returned from Cancun. There also were photos circulating on Twitter of the Cruz family dog Snowflake, looking out the front door of…

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