Ted Cruz thinks 'Duck Dynasty' star Phil Robertson would make a great UN Ambassador

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Ted Cruz thinks "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson would make an excellent United Nations ambassador.

"Imagine for a second, Phil Robertson ambassador to the United Nations," Ted Cruz said Friday morning during a campaign rally in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina where the reality star made an appearance.

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"You know what? There is a reason why he terrifies the mainstream media. He says things you're not supposed to say. He actually remembers who we are as Americans," Cruz said of Robertson. "He speaks it with a joy. Not with anger, not with hatred — with a joy."

Watch a portion of the rally

Twitter reaction on the Cruz/Robertson partnership seems polarized:

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Ted Cruz thinks 'Duck Dynasty' star Phil Robertson would make a great UN Ambassador
When are folks like Phil Robertson and Ted Cruz going to be raptured already? You people keep promising to leave, but never do.
Greenville Election Eve Rally with Duck Commander Phil Robertson and Ted Cruz- Fri, Feb 19 https://t.co/xUfQGCeZpz #CruzCrew #sctweets
LISTEN: Phil Robertson “Ted Cruz is my man” https://t.co/TvFBrtARAf #ChooseCruz #CruzToVictory
I see Phil Robertson is still pretending he's a Christian...
Phil Robertson and Ted Cruz were great as always.
The surprise is that Ted Cruz hasn't yet called to put Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson on SCOTUS
Phil robertson better be trending only bc he died and went to hell. Or he admits that hes gay.
Phil Robertson is a joke. Just go back to hunting ducks and keep your mouth shut.
People are awful sour when Phil Robertson speaks his mind. Intolerant much?
Forget abt Phil Robertson! The sane one, biz man Willie Robertson endorsed #Trump. https://t.co/H8T3x2bjc1

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