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Ted Cruz Requests 'Thoughts & Prayers' for Those Affected by Texas Storms. But Some Folks Take Exception to That.

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"... thoughts and prayers are a way of doing nothing and feeling good about it."

Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz during a campaign stop in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

In the wake of the deadly storms that hit Texas this weekend — particularly the Dallas area, where 11 people were killed as tornadoes tore through nearby towns — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Sunday urged "thoughts & prayers" for those affected by the severe weather:

While most responded positively to the appeal from the Republican presidential candidate, others got downright nasty after reading it:

(H/T: Twitchy)

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