A video uploaded this week to the Ted Cruz For Senate YouTube account has already garnered more than 18,000 views and has at least a few people wondering whether the junior senator is feeling out his 2016 prospects.

“I’d never seen something like this from Cruz before,” Allahpundit of Hotair writes. “At first blush, I thought maybe it was his way of stealing a little thunder from Rand Paul’s overt presidential maneuvering lately. Here’s Cruz reminding conservatives that Rand won’t be the only game in town next year.”

“But after looking through his campaign YouTube account, I realize I’m wrong. Cruz has released at least two ads similar to this one since being elected to the Senate,” he adds.”

Now, it could be that Cruz is just giving his supporters something to share on social media. Something to boost their spirits.

However, as Allahpundit notes, other senators who have generated some 2016 buzz, including Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), haven’t updated their YouTube accounts with simalirly epic and dramatic videos.

So take from that what you will:

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