A new ad from a political action committee called Fire Ted Cruz slams the Senator and former Republican presidential candidate for his campaign slogan "Tough as Texas"
The ad, directed by Richard Linklater, features actor Sonny Carl Davis in character as the Texan, whom he portrayed in Linklater's 2011 film "Bernie".
Davis & # 39; s character takes on the insults that Donald Trump Cruz piled up during the 2016 presidential campaign.
"I mean, come on," says Davis. "If someone called my wife a dog and said my dad was killing Kennedy, I would not kiss her ass, put a finger in her chest and give her some exquisite words, or you can pull her ass at the woodshed Come on and kick your ass, Ted. Come on, Ted. "
Cruz has criticized his opponent, Democrat Beto O'Rouke, for not being Texan enough, Texas Monthly magazine says.
Marc Stanley, a lawyer from Dallas and Democratic donor, who founded the PAC, the Dallas Morning News that the ad is broadcast on social media and has already collected over $ 500,000.
Watch the role of Sonny Carl Davis in the movie "Bernie".