Ted Cruz isn't about to let the Brussels terror attack go to waste — he will tweet America's way to safety

"Radical Islam is at war with us," he tweeted, but "that ends on January 20, 2017"

Published March 22, 2016 12:34PM (EDT)

Ted Cruz (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)
Ted Cruz (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)

Texas Senator and Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz reacted, at first, as most did upon learning about the coordinated terror attacks in Brussels this morning:

Of course, if one follows the link to the Facebook post, it quickly becomes apparent that these terrorist attacks merely afford the candidate the opportunity to discuss his favorite subject -- himself -- which he also makes plain in his later tweets:

Because in its hour of need, Belgium requires nothing more urgently than pot-shots at President Barack Obama and empty promises from a presidential candidate whose solution to the global war on terror is to "carpet bomb" Islamic State fighters, no matter what country they happen to be in.

By Scott Eric Kaufman

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