Main Question or Discussion Point
Ted Cruz, in his marathon blather on the Senate floor, included ... well, here's a quote from a news source reporting his thanking the people who had put up with him:
I find this deeply offensive to the memory of those who actually were ON the Bataan Death March. Does anyone here find this acceptable as a casual self-reference to his long-winded talk?But then, Cruz is a man with a modest view of his own historical importance. “I want to thank the men and women who have endured this Bataan death march,” he said as noon approached.