[UPDATE: CRUZ RESPONDS] – Mark Cuban demands Ted Cruz “have some balls” and talk to him directly, but then refuses to answer Cruz’s questions!

Over the weekend radio host Mark Davis, who has a show in Dallas, tweeted that he was all in on the Mavericks this season until someone drops a knee during the National Anthem. Then he’s out.

He included Mark Cuban’s name in the tweet, and he simply responded “Bye”:

Ted Cruz retweeted someone’s screenshot of the tweet, saying “Really??!? NBA is telling everyone who stands for the flag, who honors our cops and our veterans, to “piss off”? In Texas, no less? Good luck with that.”

 
Cuban saw the tweet and responded by telling Cruz “Have some balls for once @tedcruz. Speak to me. It’s my tweet.”

 
Cruz obliged Cuban, saying “Speaking of balls, tell us what you think about China. I’ll wait.” LOL!



 
Cruz waited an hour and noted that Cuban hadn’t responded yet. So he tweeted “Still no answer from @mcuban. Let’s try simpler. Mark, tough guy, can you say “Free Hong Kong”? Can your players put that on their jerseys? Can you condemn the CCP’s concentration camps w/ 1 million Uyghurs? Can you say ANYTHING other than “Chairman Mao is beautiful & wise”?”

 
Cuban finally did respond saying “I can say Black Lives Matter. I can say there is systemic racism in this country. I can say there is a Pandemic that you have done little to end. I can say I care about this country first and last and If you think I wont criticize China and what they do as it concerns American Citizens watch this https://youtu.be/McgLMUUHs0I and this movie https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_China_Hustle. But I have never gotten involved in the domestic policies of ANY foreign country. We have too much to do here.”

Notice Cuban completely avoids the substance of what Cruz is asking him about. He claims he’ll criticize China, but the one youtube video he tweeted was on trade. And both that and the movie were BEFORE the Hong Kong issue became so relevant last fall. Cuban didn’t even mention Hong Kong, because he knows the NBA is now beholden to Communist China and he can’t say anything or he’ll get busted for it. And he certainly didn’t mention the Uyghurs, hiding behind the fact that he claims he doesn’t criticize the “domestic policies of any foreign country.”

Remember, Cuban is the one who called on Cruz to “have some balls” and speak to him directly. Cruz does and Cuban can’t even answer his questions.

And then Cuban has the audacity to change the subject, asking Cruz “And Why is it, @tedcruz, that you take such pride in standing up to and speaking truth to the Chinese, but you have no ability to stand up to and speak the truth to @realdonaldtrump?”

Talk about lame. Cuban should “have some balls” of his own and actually answer Cruz’s questions about Hong Kong instead of dancing around like Cruz is shooting at his feet. I’ll update this with any response from Cruz as soon as it happens.

 
UPDATE: Cruz responds, saying “I agree Black Lives Matter. I agree there is a pandemic & we have taken extraordinary steps to defeat it. Where did that pandemic originate? Why did Communist China COVER UP the Wuhan outbreak & arrest whistle-blowers? And why are you terrified to say ONE WORD about China?”

Notice Cruz directly addresses Cuban’s response and puts the squeeze on him even more regarding his unwillingness to criticize China. Cuban is in a hole and Cruz is on top shoveling dirt in….

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