Menendez Diagnoses Cruz With ‘Obamaphobia’

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Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) put on his pseudo-psychiatry pants Tuesday and claimed that Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has been afflicted by a severe case of “Obamaphobia,” which is inhibiting his ability to go along with immigration-reform efforts.

On Monday, Cruz said during an interview on ABC that the White House’s insistence that Congressional immigration-reform efforts include a path to citizenship makes President Barack Obama the single “biggest obstacle to passing common sense immigration reform.”

During an interview on MSNBC, Menendez refuted the lawmaker’s claim, saying that the bipartisan Gang of Eight was actually responsible for pushing path to citizenship measures.

“Well, I think he has Obamaphobia,” Menendez said of Cruz. “The reality is that it is the Gang of Eight that came together — four Democrats, four Republicans — and said that we need a path to citizenship.”

Cruz’s spokesperson promptly responded, though without denying the diagnoses, in an email statement, “If Obamaphobia means fear of government tyranny and the willingness to stand against it, I wouldn’t say that’s inaccurate.”

Currently, Cruz and a handful of other conservative lawmakers are trying to block Senate consideration of the 867-page bipartisan immigration overhaul while they work to introduce an onslaught of amendments that would render the legislation ineffectual or garner support to defeat the bill altogether.

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  • JimH

    If Cruz’s definition of Obamaphobia is correct,I too am afflicted.
    Maybe Obamacare will help cure this affliction.(not)

  • rocquedog

    Menendez needs to quit messin’ around with under age prostitutes. Those STD’s that he’s afflicted with are affecting his ability to diagnose anything!

  • Gregorio

    Menedez surely is afflicted with “veritaphobia” as are all of his fellow democrats…

    • Gregorio

      It’s either that or “verititis” (truth that hurts)

  • manuel

    Is this the same Menedez that was sleeping with under age females whilst on an official gov’t trip? Why hasn’t this guy been recalled. Oh yeah, he is from NJ, so he and Chrispie are buddies.

    • Conservative-Veteran

      Yep, that’s him!

  • ONTIME

    Menendez suffers form the lib reality disconnect of right and wrong and has trouble with fact and logic…BO stinks and has a paranoid syndrome that is increasing with each new breaking scandal…..

  • riess

    obumaphobia would be a proper response to the out of control spreading infection called obumafascism that has infected a majority of bureauRATS of the progressive liberal commies and some RINOS.
    The cause of the infection lies in the fact that these ‘people’ have such an open mind by their own admission, that this disease can easily move into that void!
    The cure for that disease is a frontal lobotomy, complete retraining of the brain or urgent praying to Jesus Christ for forgiveness, which resets their brains and programs it with the light of the Holly Spirit!

  • Conservative-Veteran

    The operative clause here is “to go along with”. Senator Cruz was not hired by his constituents “to go along with”, he was hired to represent them in the business of the people’s government.

  • oyharward

    How will 30 RINO Republicans and all Senate Democrats justify adding
    an additional $6.38 Trillion to our National Debt; all for illegal immigrants

    30 Senate RINO Republicans joined all Senate Democrats and President Obama to ‘add’ an additional ‘$6.38 Trillion’ onto our National Debt. Where will the ‘$6.38 Trillion’ come from? Who will RINO Republicans and Senate Democrats blame for this additional ‘$6.38 Trillion’ onto our National
    Debt?

    How will 30 RINO Republicans and all Senate Democrats justify their vote to ‘increase our National Debt’ for an additional $6.38 Trillion, as ticketed by the CBO, to cover their votes on S. 744 of ‘inviting’ some 11 million ‘illegal’ Latinos for USA ‘citizenship’?

    30 ‘RINO’ Republicans voted to ‘invite’ ‘citizenship’ to some 11 million ‘illegal’ Latinos at a cost of an additional $6.38 Trillion on an additional National Debt; Alexander (R-TN), Ayotte (R-NH), Blunt (R-MO), Burr (R-NC), Chambliss (R-GA), Chiesa (R-NJ), Coats (R-IN), Coburn (R-OK), Collins (R-ME), Corker (R-TN), Cornyn (R-TX), Fischer (R-NE), Flake (R-AZ), Graham (R-SC), Grassley (R-IA), Hatch (R-UT), Heller (R-NV), Hoeven (R-ND), Isakson (R-GA), Johanns (R-NE), Johnson (R-WI), McConnell (R-KY), Moran (R-KS), Murkowski (R-AK), Paul (R-KY), Portman (R-OH), Rubio (R-FL), Thune (R-SD), Toomey (R-PA), and Wicker (R-MS).

    Only 15‘Conservative’ Republicans voted to ‘deny’ ‘citizenship’ to some 11 million ‘illegal’ Latinos at a cost of an additional $6.38 Trillion onto our National
    Debt; Barrasso (R-WY), Boozman (R-AR), Cochran (R-MS), Crapo (R-ID), Cruz (R-TX), Enzi (R-WY), Inhofe (R-OK), Kirk (R-IL), Lee (R-UT), Risch (R-ID), Roberts (R-KS), Scott (R-SC), Sessions (R-AL), Shelby (R-AL), and Vitter (R-LA) voted to save our USA from Trillions of Dollars more National Debt.

    http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=113&session=1&vote=00147

    Oscar Y. Harward

  • Ted Crawford

    Good ole Bobbie, along with Luis Gutierrez, Antonio Vallaraigosa, Cruz Bustamante, and Miguel Perez and the members of MECHA must be in boisterous celebration for this first step towards Atzlan!

  • BarrackHussein

    …adding 20 million welfare recipients to the government food stamp / medicare roles and taxpayer burden is a “common sense” approach? You’d have to be a total idiot to buy into that BS… but then, there’s RINO Christie curled up in Obama’s lap.
    Press 1 for English…