In case his pandering to apocalyptic lifestyle and persona strivers were not ham-fisted enough, during tonight's debate Cruz conspicuously displayed one of those gay prepper rope bracelets:
Cruz appeals to the LARP-y, braindead cult followers who will see that and pump their fist about how he gets the out-West survivalist lifestyle.
"Dude, I bet he's totally wearing a Zombie Exterminator t-shirt underneath that suit! Finally, a candidate who isn't afraid to embody our prepper values."
No matter what, Ted can't help looking like a poser (but then he's a professional politician).