“CNN political commentator Margaret Hoover accused Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Monday of “pandering to the bigots” after the senator said states should decide laws on marriage equality.
“Hoover pointed out on CNN’s “New Day” that the Texas Republican Party adopted a platform this year that refers to being gay as abnormal and that conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas said he wanted to revisit the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, which legalized same-sex marriage in 2015.
““Let’s just be reminded that Ted Cruz is pandering not just to the base of the Republican Party but to the worst kind of bigotry in the Republican Party,” Hoover argued. “All of this is circular inanity and pandering to the bigots.””
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