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Ted Cruz: ‘More Government’ Is Obama’s ‘More Cowbell’

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Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) argued that President Obama believes “more government” is the only solution just as Christopher Walken’s Bruce Dickinson character believed “the only prescription is more cowbell” on Tuesday’s “Kelly File” on the Fox News Channel.

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“I thought the speech was really disappointing. The president had an opportunity to be magnanimous, to be gracious, to recognize that just two months ago, the American people voted, overwhelmingly rejecting the path we’re on. He could have said ‘I hear you, and we will work together, we’ll get back to where we should have been in the first place. We should have been focusing on jobs, and economic growth, and opportunity, but instead the president didn’t do that. He didn’t listen to the voters who are hurting right now. Instead, he just doubled down on the same failed policies of the last six years, more and more taxes and spending, and debt, and it’s not working” he stated.

Cruz continued “with big government, under the Obama administration, the rich and powerful, those who walk the corridors of power in the Obama administration have gotten fat and happy.”

He concluded “it reminds me of the classic ‘Saturday Night Live’ skit with Christopher Walken, where, if you remember, there is a band playing and his solution to every problem is ‘more cowbell,’ ‘more cowbell.’ Well, for President Obama, ‘more cowbell,’ is ‘more taxes, more government,’ ‘more taxes, more government.'”

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