There’s something particularly satisfying in discovering that the man you suspected was a giant skeezeball truly is a giant skeezeball. It turns out that Ted Cruz’s college roommate has been Tweeting about the senator long before he tossed his hat in the 2016 election ring.

Craig Mazin was talking trash about his old room buddy back in 2012, but it wasn’t until Cruz rose in the polls that people started to really take notice. Mazin alleges that Cruz had no game with the ladies, was dirty, and was widely loathed by his peers.

It is a bit childish for Mazin to share such negative details of Cruz’s young adulthood, but as he puts it “I’m not a journalist.”


Ted Cruz’s Old Roommate Did Not Like Being His RoommateTed Cruz’s college roommate seriously hates him — and his tweets explain why

Posted by NowThis Election on Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Sydney Robinson is a political writer for the Ring of Fire Network. She has also appeared in political news videos for Ring of Fire. Sydney has a degree in English Literature from the University of West Florida, and has an active interest in politics, social justice, and environmental issues. She would love to hear from you on Twitter @SydneyMkay or via email at