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Ted Cruz Challenges Ron Perlman Against Jim Jordan, Calls Him ‘Rich’ But ‘Soft’

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Ted Cruz Challenges Ron Perlman Against Jim Jordan, Calls Him 'Rich' But 'Soft'

The internet is currently laughing through the grim reality of the current state of politics.

It all started when Ron Perlman, star of “Hellboy” and “Sons of Anarchy,” shredded for tweeting that he’d prefer not having a national soccer team over having one “that won’t stand for the National Anthem.”

As the Twitter feud escalated, Perlman dragged Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, a top collegiate wrestler who later coached at , into the fun:

That, apparently, was one tweet too far in the eyes of Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, who entered the fray by challenging the 70-year-old actor to a wrestling match, with Jordan.

Perlman countered with this:

And then Perlman said he’d be glad to wrestle Cruz himself. “I’ll give 50k to and you can keep all the tax payer money you were thinking of spending,” he wrote.

Even overnight, cooler heads didn’t prevail, with the war of words spilling over into Monday (with some blue language making its way into the dialogue):

Walter Shaub, former ethics chief, summed up what so many were thinking:

 

Samuel Nelson

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