Liberal ABC Host Jimmy Kimmel Lobbies Audience to Defeat Ted Cruz

Far-left ABC late night host Jimmy Kimmel on Monday urged those in Texas to defeat Ted Cruz and elect liberal senator Beto O’Rourke. Prefacing a “question for those of you in Texas,” the Jimmy Kimmel Live host mocked, “Whatever side you're on, Democrat, Republican, doesn't matter. Imagine how hilarious it will be if Ted Cruz is forced to kiss his bully's ass in front of the world and then loses anyway?” 

He then lobbied voters against Cruz: “I mean, come on. If nothing else, do it for comedy sake.”  Regarding Donald Trump endorsing Cruz, Kimmel slimed, “ It's like the devil making a deal with the devil.” 

 

 

Kimmel is less a comedian now and more a Democratic activist. A few examples. 

In November of 2017, he compared Trump to O.J. Simpson. 

On May 1, he sucked up to Elizabeth Warren, hailing the “fun grandma.” 

On April 4, 2018, he drooled over Congressman Joe Kennedy, wondering, “when are you going to run for president.” 

In October of 2017, the host initially ignored the Harvey Weinstein scandal. Not exactly speaking truth to power. 

A partial transcript is below.  

Jimmy Kimmel Live
10/22/18
11:40

JIMMY KIMMEL: There's maybe the most interesting race is Senator Ted Cruz is in a surprisingly tight contest in Texas this. Race is so tight Ted Cruz had to ask his former archenemy Donald Trump for a boost, and the president did lend a tiny hand for a rally for Ted Cruz at a rally in Houston tonight. That had to be the saddest phone call Ted Cruz had ever to make. I mean, imagine if your neighbor insulted your wife's face and then you ask to ask him to borrow a weed whacker. That's Ted Cruz's life right look at them. It's like -- bowing his head. It's like the devil making a deal with the devil. And not only did President Trump stump for old Ted tonight in Houston, he let him use his image in a new ad for the Cruz campaign. 

[Fake Ted Cruz ad.]

KIMMEL: Ted Cruz has a narrow lead right now over his opponent Beto O'Rourke, and here's just a question for those of you in Texas. Whatever side you're on, Democrat, Republican, doesn't matter. Imagine how hilarious it will be if Ted Cruz is forced to kiss his bully's ass in front of the world and then loses anyway. I mean, come on. It's -- if nothing else, do it for comedy sake. 

 


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