Journalist Compares Sen. Ted Cruz to O.J. Simpson, Twitter Hits Back Hard

Ryan Lizza, a correspondent for the New Yorker, apparently got a familiar image in his head when Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) took to the National Mall Sunday.

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at a rally in front of the WWII Memorial Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: AP)

So Lizza tweeted this:

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A number of Lizza’s Twitter followers agreed with his Cruz-Simpson comparison, but those who didn’t stood out quite stridently:

(Credit: Twitter via Twitchy)
(Credit: Twitter via Twitchy)
(Credit: Twitter via Twitchy)

(H/T: Twitchy)