How Ted Cruz Used a Famous Salsa Ad to Mock Trump’s New York Values [VIDEO]

Salsa came up as an issue in the town hall held on Wednesday night with all GOP candidates except Donald Trump (who mysteriously bailed out, citing a prior commitment).

One of the phrases bantered around during the GOP primary race has been Donald Trump’s liberal “New York values,” and constitutional conservative Ted Cruz slipped in a famous Pace Picante Sauce ad to mock the bloviating billionaire and reality TV actor’s long held values.

And it couldn’t have happened in a more appropriate place than the GOP Town Hall, hosted by FOX News’ Megyn Kelly, which took place in Houston, Texas, where they understand what New York values are.

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In case you haven’t seen the original iconic Pace Picante Sauce ad, or need a refresher, here it is (Hint: The Texas cowboys aren’t too happy that a competitor’s sauce is made in “New York City!):

Here’s Ted Cruz at the Wednesday town hall referring to the ad, a subtle slam at Donald Trump:

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Matthew K. Burke
Matthew K. Burke
A former Washington State U.S. Congressional candidate in 2010, Matthew attended the nation’s first modern day Tea Party in 2009 in Seattle, Washington. He also began writing and blogging that year. Matthew became a Certified Financial Planner in 1995 and was a Financial Advisor for 24 years in his previous life. Matthew was one of the three main writers leading a conservative news site to be one of the top 15 conservative news sites in the U.S. in a matter of months. He brings to PolitiStick a vast amount of knowledge about economics as well as a passion and commitment to the vision that our Founding Fathers had for our Republic.

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