Alex Lo
Alex Lo
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

My Take by Alex Lo

Ted Cruz is not just clueless but cynical about Hong Kong

  • The Texas senator and former US presidential hopeful is just about the worst specimen of American politicians – a hypocrite skilled in exploiting every situation for leverage and a power play

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Ted Cruz was dressed in black to ‘express solidarity with protesters’. Photo: Yonden Lhatoo

US senator Ted Cruz accuses Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam of cancelling meeting with him out of ‘weakness’ and ‘fear’ of anti-government protesters

  • Ted Cruz said he had been looking forward to talks with chief executive but was told when he landed in the city that the meeting had been cancelled
  • Republican senator also said he had met ‘non-violent protest leaders’ and impressed upon them the need to shun violence
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Ted Cruz was dressed in black to ‘express solidarity with protesters’. Photo: Yonden Lhatoo
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