A blind man approached Ted Cruz after a speech at an Iowa library Tuesday and praised him as the most promising hope for conservatism since Ronald Reagan.

He also offered the Texas senator a joke — one Cruz liked so much that he summoned nearby reporters to quote the man, according to The New York Times.

“Tell the first line,” Cruz instructed.

The man obliged.

“I’m almost 100 percent blind,” he said. “Been that way for two years now, but I can still see through Hillary Clinton.”

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