Nonetheless, that running mate is Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard executive who dropped out of the GOP contest on Feb. 10 after a dismal performance in the New Hampshire primary. Our colleagues James Hohmann and Chris Cillizza have written about why Cruz’s gambit might end badly for him. And as you might expect, voices on Twitter had a lot to say as well.
Here’s a look at 10 of the best reactions to the Cruz-Fiorina “ticket,” starting with the Democrat who beat Fiorina during her last run for office:
Very smart for Cruz to select as a running mate a politician who voters in California and the rest of the country have said they don't like.— Olivia Nuzzi (@Olivianuzzi) April 27, 2016
Cruz-Fiorina 2016: Because the only thing better than one candidate who couldn't beat Trump, is two candidates who couldn't beat Trump.— Kenneth P. Vogel (@kenvogel) April 27, 2016
We’ll end with Trump, who tweeted this Wednesday afternoon: