Ted Cruz’s Gamble

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on April 29, 2016


1. To what news item does this cartoon refer?
a) Ted Cruz recently announced that he enjoys playing poker
b) Cruz announced Wednesday that Carly Fiorina will be his vice presidential running mate
c) Cruz’s campaign is selling playing cards with all of the Republican presidential candidates' photos on them

2. Which one best describes the cartoonist’s intended meaning?
a) Carly Fiorina is not the "best bet" to help Ted Cruz win the nomination
b) Carly Fiorina is not royalty, she is a businesswoman
c) Ted Cruz has no idea of how to play poker

3. Do you agree with the cartoonist’s assertion? Explain your answer.

Cartoon by David Horsey