Ron Perlman criticises Ted Cruz over Ketanji Brown Jackson questioning
Sen.Ted Cruz (R-TX) got called a "bigger p***k" by Hellboy actor Ron Perlman after he threw a tantrum during the hearing for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson.
On Tuesday, Cruz questioned Jackson on the "critical race theory." He asked about her role as a board member at Georgetown Day School, where books written by Ibram X.Kendi such as Antiracist Baby and Stamped (For Kids) are taught.
The senator used the book, Antiracist Baby, to throw questions at Jackson about whether or not she believes babies are racist.
"I do not believe that any child should be made to feel as though they are racist, or though they are not valued, or though that they are less than, that they are victims, that they are oppressors," Jackson said in response.
Perlman was among the many people to rail against Cruz's questioning. He told Cruz to "go f*** yourself."
"Listen, I know how tempting it is to appeal to the real lowest form of humanity here in the United States. The bottom feeders, people who pride themselves on hatred and un-education and inability to read and inability to understand the difference between true patriotism and the b******* you're selling," Perlman said.
He continued: "But Jesus Christ Ted, for somebody with a really, really small d***, you get to be a bigger p***k every f****** day. Go f*** yourself."
His questioning incorporated transphobic viewpoints as he asked the Supreme Court nomineeif transgender people were able to sue for gender discrimination, suggesting that the person could change their gender to challenge the gender-based restrictions in court.
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