Sen. (R-Texas) responded to a ridiculous online that claims he’s eaten someone’s son in the strangest of ways.
Instead of ignoring the ridiculous tweet, below, the GOP lawmaker this week appeared to channel fictional cannibal killer Hannibal Lecter from book and movie “The Silence Of The Lambs” with his clapback.
“He was delicious!” Cruz replied.
Cruz’s response inevitably went viral.
But it split opinion on . Some folks praised him for the self-deprecating comeback, while others accused him of trying too hard to be funny.
Ok ok A+ for effort 🤣 bravo
— Linz DeFranco (@LinzDeFranco)
Cruz’s reply appears to have been several months in the coming.
In September 2018, Cruz reportedly told an audience