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New user petition at MoveOn.org: Let’s get Harvard to rescind Ted Cruz’s law degree

posted at 3:56 pm on September 25, 2013 by

He must be shunned to the point of de-credentialing, no matter if he earned that degree or not. Exit question: How is a guy who held forth on health-care policy, among other subjects, for 21 straight hours on the Senate floor “not Harvard material”?

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Let’s get Harvard to rescind Ted Cruz’s law degree

……..and give it to the AA dude in the white house, it will look swell next to his Nobel.

antipc on September 25, 2013 at 4:01 PM

Judging from a number of the “signers” of this petition many seem more tongue-in-cheek than actually serious. Though I do find this amusing.

Imrahil on September 25, 2013 at 4:02 PM

MoveOn.org: It’s not fascism when we do it.

Red Cloud on September 25, 2013 at 4:12 PM

Those signature names.

Best laugh I’ve had all day.

KingGold on September 25, 2013 at 4:17 PM

I signed it!

GardenGnome on September 25, 2013 at 4:20 PM

Imrahil on September 25, 2013 at 4:02 PM

I’ve added mine. Heh!

avagreen on September 25, 2013 at 4:22 PM

This is just too funny. The petitioner’s name is Andrew DiLiddo and the signers are following suit:

#47 Harry Balsak Sep 25, 2013 United States
Bald Knob or hairy ball sack?

#46 John McStain Sep 25, 2013 N Y Dept Commerce, NY
I’m a Democrat undercover as a Republican. Shhhhhh, be vewy vewy quiet.

#44 Dixie Normous Sep 25, 2013 Uganda
HOLLA AT ME ON MY OBAMAPHONE!!!

#41 Ilene Youlick Sep 25, 2013 United States

#39 Willie Fisterass Sep 25, 2013 Longwood University, VA
Will he or wont he?

MoveOn.org has always been a comedy site. They never, ever, ever say anything seriously.

NOMOBO on September 25, 2013 at 4:23 PM

Ah, well…they just took it down.

JetBoy on September 25, 2013 at 4:25 PM

JetBoy on September 25, 2013 at 4:25 PM

Heh Heh!

I don’t think they were expecting what they got. There weren’t that many sigs…..about 53 when I signed up.

Petition Not Available

This petition has been taken down.

Go to MoveOn Petitions Home

avagreen on September 25, 2013 at 4:28 PM

LOL, petition removed.

Darn you wingnuts, always spoiling the left’s ridiculous fun.

ButterflyDragon on September 25, 2013 at 4:28 PM

Do it, Harvard! You have any idea how deep Harvard’s pockets are?

Blake on September 25, 2013 at 4:29 PM

JetBoy is right. AWWWWWWWW, no more fun!

Marcola on September 25, 2013 at 4:30 PM

Oh, that was TOO funny! Loved the signatures!

I was in the process of pointing out that the petition creator is an idiot, he called Cruz a senator, when duh-uh, he’s a congressman. I guess the stupid-by-choice crowd can’t tell the difference.

By the way, the petition has been removed. That was fast.

JustTruth101 on September 25, 2013 at 4:31 PM

Darn it! I was going to sign as Luv Ulongtime

neyney on September 25, 2013 at 4:32 PM

Great idea! Right after Dems rescind O’Bagy’s PhD.

Signed,

Phil D. Graves

Christien on September 25, 2013 at 4:35 PM

Maybe they can replace it with a petition to rename the Landover Redskins, so people can sign it as some permutation of Fauxcahontas.

Christien on September 25, 2013 at 4:37 PM

Since it’s down, here’s a related SNL skit with Robert DeNiro:

http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/81413417/

JetBoy on September 25, 2013 at 4:40 PM

Let’s get Harvard to rescind Ted Cruz’s law degree

How about first we prove that Obama actually earned one?

Chris of Rights on September 25, 2013 at 4:41 PM

I had the tab open and I copy/pasted all the signers, but HA doesn’t seem to let me make that post. I’ll give it one more try. But I can’t imagine what the HA filter is bouncing.

NOMOBO on September 25, 2013 at 4:57 PM

I still had the tab open, so I copy/pasted the previous signers for your enjoyment.

Previous petition signers
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#17 don hartley Sep 25, 2013 perry, GA
#16 Owen James Veighey Sep 25, 2013 Royal Oak, MI
#15 Judi Childs Sep 25, 2013 Albuquerque, NM
#14 Wilma Crisler Sep 25, 2013 Louisville, KY
#13 Amanda Huggenkiss Sep 25, 2013 Stamford, CT
#12 Joanne Murphy Sep 25, 2013 Torrington, CT
#11 Hugh Jahsohl Sep 25, 2013 Nyc, NY
#10 Becky Carrizales Sep 25, 2013 San Antonio, TX
#9 nathan fletcher Sep 25, 2013 florissant, MO
#8 Timothy Strong Sep 25, 2013 East Aurora, NY
#27 Jeff Sep 25, 2013 Gainesville, FL
I’ll sign a petition to send Soros to Gitmo. IT’S CALLED THE 1ST AMENDMENT GOBSHYTES!
#26 Whiney Lib-tard Sep 25, 2013 Washington, DC
I thought the purpose of a Harvard degree was to make sure all individual thought and opinion was impossible?
#25 The 300 sandwiches woman Sep 25, 2013 Sandwiches, MA
#24 Grow up Sep 25, 2013 Falls Church, VA
Do all you clowns hate the first amendment? Do you hate the right to an education? Thought so.
#23 Nancy Pelosi Sep 25, 2013 Dunbar, WV
HOW DARE HE DISAGREE WITH OUR LORD AND SAVIOR BARACK OBAMA!!!!!
#22 Barack Obama Sep 25, 2013 Washington, DC
Impeach
#21 Alfred Sandy Sep 25, 2013 Piney Flats, TN
#20 Karl Marx Sep 25, 2013 Washington, DC
#19 Astor Gravelle Sep 25, 2013 Hamilton, Canada
Seriously, a nob like this getting a Harvard degree makes the degree worthless in the Worlds’s eye.
#37 Only a moron would create this Sep 25, 2013 Langhorne, PA
Jesus Christ you people are morons
#36 Impotent Rage, the Liberal Superhero Sep 25, 2013 United States
Agree with me or I’ll throw a fit!!!
#35 Eaton Beaver Sep 25, 2013 Beverly Hills, CA
#34 Tay Steetwaght Sep 25, 2013 Thailand

#33 phil mccracken Sep 25, 2013 tenochtitlan, Mexico
#32 Baba Booey Sep 25, 2013 United States
HOWARD STERN’S PENIS
#31 Lev Davidovich Bronshtein Sep 25, 2013 Chicago, IL
I am living proof – well, not precisely “living” any longer – of the danger of thoughtcrime. Let’s make an example of Cruz to deter further heresy.
#30 Ben Dover Sep 25, 2013 Houston, TX
#29 Larry Sinclair Sep 25, 2013 Chicago, IL
OBAMA GAVE ME A SPECIAL “EXEMPTION” DURING OUR LIMO RIDE TOGETHER!
#28 Mike Hunt Sep 25, 2013 Taint City, HI
HARVARD IS FOR STOOPPID REPUBICANSS!!!! IMPEACH BONER CRUISE!!!!
#47 Harry Balsak Sep 25, 2013 United States
Bald Knob or hairy ball sack?
#46 John McStain Sep 25, 2013 N Y Dept Commerce, NY
I’m a Democrat undercover as a Republican. Shhhhhh, be vewy vewy quiet.
#45 Terrence Nicholson Sep 25, 2013 Roxbury, MA
#44 Dixie Normous Sep 25, 2013 Uganda
HOLLA AT ME ON MY OBAMAPHONE!!!
#43 Nick Manning Sep 25, 2013 United States
OHHH YEAH DROPPING LOADS
#42 Crybaby Ivyleaguer Sep 25, 2013 Cambridge, MA
WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!
#41 Ilene Youlick Sep 25, 2013 United States
#40 TRICIA WYSE Sep 25, 2013 Raleigh, NC
#39 Willie Fisterass Sep 25, 2013 Longwood University, VA
Will he or wont he?
#38 Imaletu Finnish Sep 25, 2013 Kanye, AS
I hate Taylor Swift

NOMOBO on September 25, 2013 at 4:59 PM

NOMOBO on September 25, 2013 at 4:57 PM

Maybe change the “doosh” name…I think that one is on “the list”.

JetBoy on September 25, 2013 at 5:00 PM

NOMOBO on September 25, 2013 at 4:23 PM

Aww man! That had me rolling on the floor!

squint on September 25, 2013 at 5:04 PM

I still had the tab open, so I copy/pasted the previous signers for your enjoyment.

Previous petition signers
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#17 don hartley Sep 25, 2013 perry, GA
#16 Owen James Veighey Sep 25, 2013 Royal Oak, MI
#15 Judi Childs Sep 25, 2013 Albuquerque, NM
#14 Wilma Crisler Sep 25, 2013 Louisville, KY
#13 Amanda Huggenkiss Sep 25, 2013 Stamford, CT
#12 Joanne Murphy Sep 25, 2013 Torrington, CT
#11 Hugh Jahsohl Sep 25, 2013 Nyc, NY
#10 Becky Carrizales Sep 25, 2013 San Antonio, TX
#9 nathan fletcher Sep 25, 2013 florissant, MO
#8 Timothy Strong Sep 25, 2013 East Aurora, NY
#27 Jeff Sep 25, 2013 Gainesville, FL
I’ll sign a petition to send Soros to Gitmo. IT’S CALLED THE 1ST AMENDMENT GOBSHYTES!

NOMOBO on September 25, 2013 at 5:05 PM

#26 Whiney Lib-tard Sep 25, 2013 Washington, DC
I thought the purpose of a Harvard degree was to make sure all individual thought and opinion was impossible?

#25 The 300 sandwiches woman Sep 25, 2013 Sandwiches, MA
#24 Grow up Sep 25, 2013 Falls Church, VA
Do all you clowns hate the first amendment? Do you hate the right to an education? Thought so.
#23 Nancy Pelosi Sep 25, 2013 Dunbar, WV
HOW DARE HE DISAGREE WITH OUR LORD AND SAVIOR BARACK OBAMA!!!!!
#22 Barack Obama Sep 25, 2013 Washington, DC
Impeach
#21 Alfred Sandy Sep 25, 2013 Piney Flats, TN
#20 Karl Marx Sep 25, 2013 Washington, DC
#19 Astor Gravelle Sep 25, 2013 Hamilton, Canada
Seriously, a nob like this getting a Harvard degree makes the degree worthless in the Worlds’s eye.
#37 Only a moron would create this Sep 25, 2013 Langhorne, PA
Jesus Christ you people are morons
#36 Impotent Rage, the Liberal Superhero Sep 25, 2013 United States
Agree with me or I’ll throw a fit!!!

NOMOBO on September 25, 2013 at 5:06 PM

#35 Eaton Beaver Sep 25, 2013 Beverly Hills, CA
#34 Tay Steetwaght Sep 25, 2013 Thailand
ME GIVE SUCKY SUCKY 5 DOLLA!!
#33 phil mccracken Sep 25, 2013 tenochtitlan, Mexico
#32 Baba Booey Sep 25, 2013 United States
HOWARD STERN’S PENIS
#31 Lev Davidovich Bronshtein Sep 25, 2013 Chicago, IL
I am living proof – well, not precisely “living” any longer – of the danger of thoughtcrime. Let’s make an example of Cruz to deter further heresy.
#30 Ben Dover Sep 25, 2013 Houston, TX
#29 Larry Sinclair Sep 25, 2013 Chicago, IL
OBAMA GAVE ME A SPECIAL “EXEMPTION” DURING OUR LIMO RIDE TOGETHER!
#28 Mike Hunt Sep 25, 2013 Taint City, HI
HARVARD IS FOR STOOPPID REPUBICANSS!!!! IMPEACH BONER CRUISE!!!!
#47 Harry Balsak Sep 25, 2013 United States
Bald Knob or hairy ball sack?

NOMOBO on September 25, 2013 at 5:07 PM

#35 Eaton Beaver Sep 25, 2013 Beverly Hills, CA
#34 Tay Steetwaght Sep 25, 2013 Thailand
ME GIVE SUCKY SUCKY 5 DOLLA!!
#33 phil mccracken Sep 25, 2013 tenochtitlan, Mexico
#32 Baba Booey Sep 25, 2013 United States
#31 Lev Davidovich Bronshtein Sep 25, 2013 Chicago, IL
I am living proof – well, not precisely “living” any longer – of the danger of thoughtcrime. Let’s make an example of Cruz to deter further heresy.
#30 Ben Dover Sep 25, 2013 Houston, TX
#29 Larry Sinclair Sep 25, 2013 Chicago, IL
OBAMA GAVE ME A SPECIAL “EXEMPTION” DURING OUR LIMO RIDE TOGETHER!
#28 Mike Hunt Sep 25, 2013 Taint City, HI
HARVARD IS FOR STOOPPID REPUBICANSS!!!! IMPEACH BONER CRUISE!!!!
#47 Harry Balsak Sep 25, 2013 United States
Bald Knob or hairy ball sack?

NOMOBO on September 25, 2013 at 5:08 PM

#46 John McStain Sep 25, 2013 N Y Dept Commerce, NY
I’m a Democrat undercover as a Republican. Shhhhhh, be vewy vewy quiet.
#45 Terrence Nicholson Sep 25, 2013 Roxbury, MA
#44 Dixie Normous Sep 25, 2013 Uganda
HOLLA AT ME ON MY OBAMAPHONE!!!
#43 Nick Manning Sep 25, 2013 United States
OHHH YEAH DROPPING LOADS
#42 Crybaby Ivyleaguer Sep 25, 2013 Cambridge, MA
WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!
#41 Ilene Youlick Sep 25, 2013 United States
#40 TRICIA WYSE Sep 25, 2013 Raleigh, NC
#39 Willie Fisterass Sep 25, 2013 Longwood University, VA
Will he or wont he?
#38 Imaletu Finnish Sep 25, 2013 Kanye, AS
I hate Taylor Swift

NOMOBO on September 25, 2013 at 5:09 PM

The banned word was P3NIS. Geez, you HA security guys are morons.

Sorry it’s an abridged version, but what can we do?

NOMOBO on September 25, 2013 at 5:11 PM

NOMOBO on September 25, 2013 at 5:11 PM

If you still have that tab open, you can quickly upload the page to imgur or something.

JetBoy on September 25, 2013 at 5:18 PM

OK. Sounds fair enough. But first show us Obama’s records.

BetseyRoss on September 25, 2013 at 5:46 PM

Agree AP – perfect demonstration of leftist orthodoxy… It’s not that you worked for the degree and earned it… The only thing that matters is whether or not you deserve it.

And this is how healthcare will now be rationed out.

Skywise on September 25, 2013 at 6:04 PM

Reminds me of this.

txhsmom on September 25, 2013 at 6:46 PM

Hey, where are Ellie Light and Doodad Pro?

Sekhmet on September 25, 2013 at 7:01 PM

Hey, where are Ellie Light and Doodad Pro?

Sekhmet on September 25, 2013 at 7:01 PM

More importantly, what about firedoglake? Or manbearpig?

Lanceman on September 25, 2013 at 7:15 PM

Dershowitz: Ted Cruz one of Harvard Law’s smartest students

From the Daily Caller

Cruz was a “terrific student,” Dershowitz told The Daily Caller. “He was always very active in class, presenting a libertarian point of view. He didn’t strike me as a social conservative, more of a libertarian.”

“He had brilliant insights and he was clearly among the top students, as revealed by his class responses,” Dershowitz added.

Dershowitz also gave a high estimate of Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren — who has decidedly different political views than Cruz.

Dershowitz says he and Cruz would often debate issues presented in Dershowitz’s criminal law class. “Cruz’s views were always thoughtful and his responses were interesting,” the law professor explained.

“I obviously disagreed with them and we had good arguments in class. I would challenge him and he would come up with very good responses.” Cruz’s “career has not surprised me. I thought he would go on to accomplish important things.”

“His movement toward social conservatism has surprised me a little bit,” Dershowitz added, but “people will change and perhaps when you are at Harvard Law School you are less likely to espouse a socially conservative point of view.”

Cruz “was an outstanding student in my class,” Dershowitz said.

“Without a doubt he is among the smartest students I’ve ever had… I’ve had great students but he has to be at the top of anyone’s short list, in terms of raw brain power.”

Akzed on September 25, 2013 at 7:48 PM

Akzed on September 25, 2013 at 7:48 PM

I met him years ago. Brilliant man. Do you know if he ever commented on Obama?

katy the mean old lady on September 25, 2013 at 7:53 PM

Check out signature #62. I added that one!

SagebrushPuppet on September 25, 2013 at 8:10 PM

I was going to sign Yubin Yankinoff.

itsspideyman on September 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM

I don’t know what happened earlier, but I just “signed” it about 15 minutes ago. The petition is live again.

SagebrushPuppet on September 25, 2013 at 8:32 PM

Hey! It’s back up?

Check out signature #62. I added that one!

SagebrushPuppet on September 25, 2013 at 8:10 PM

lol!

I got the coveted #69 spot :oops:

JetBoy on September 25, 2013 at 8:32 PM

Hey, it’s still up. Here’s some more:

#70 Yubin Yankinoff Sep 25, 2013 Washington, DC
Are you serving cheese?
#69 Hai DaSalami Sep 25, 2013 Nyc, NY
#68 Fock Hue Sep 25, 2013 St Petersburg, FL
No, we can’t keep our plans/MDs if we like them. Yes, there will be new taxes for it and no, it will not bend the cost curve down (per CBO). The ACA was sold on falsehoods.
#67 Dick Cheese Sep 25, 2013 Mobile, AL
#66 Virginia Hamm Sep 25, 2013 Savannah, GA
He is a racist-Zionist reactionary oppressor of the international proletariat!
#65 We Are Borg Sep 25, 2013 Washington, DC
I demonstrate my open mind and tolerance every time I key a car with a conservative bumper sticker on it, dammit!
#64 Richard Head Sep 25, 2013 Blue Ball, PA
#63 Hugh G. Rection Sep 25, 2013 Beverly Hills, CA
Ted Cruz is the Next President!!!!
#62 Carlos Danger Sep 25, 2013 Nyc, NY
I’m sending you a special photo via Twitter!
#61 Hugh Jorgan Sep 25, 2013 Beverly Hills, CA
Free speech means demonizing those who disagree with your opinion.

itsspideyman on September 25, 2013 at 8:32 PM

It’s still up, with 73 signatures and an announced goal of 100.

I would have signed (as Stooblshnitz Gonjjflorrg Vlonnch Vlonnch Fooble), but that would have required me to give them my email and let them send me newsbriefs.

No thanks. I already get enough spam.

clear ether

eon

eon on September 25, 2013 at 8:52 PM

I see Richard Head. Where is Richard Cranium? Or Phil McCrackin?

John the Libertarian on September 25, 2013 at 8:56 PM

I put in a fake e-mail, eon. I put in anthonyweinersrealemail@hotmail.com.

Have fun. :-D

SagebrushPuppet on September 25, 2013 at 8:56 PM

Lol I would take Ted Cruz and Mike Lee in a constitutional debate over ANY legal “expert” on the left. They both were impressive last night and this morning to say the least.

GOPRanknFile on September 25, 2013 at 9:06 PM

Bigg P. Niss Sep 25, 2013 Intercourse, PA

roy_batty on September 25, 2013 at 9:11 PM

…what is it with Harvard?

KOOLAID2 on September 25, 2013 at 9:11 PM

I put in a fake e-mail, eon. I put in anthonyweinersrealemail@hotmail.com.

Have fun. :-D

SagebrushPuppet on September 25, 2013 at 8:56 PM

lol Hotmail

JetBoy on September 25, 2013 at 9:18 PM

IT’S BACK UP!!!!!!

Have at it……….

avagreen on September 25, 2013 at 9:22 PM

oops…..didn’t read the comments above…

avagreen on September 25, 2013 at 9:24 PM

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