(Breitbart) Supporters of Sens. Sen. Ted Cruz and Sen. Marco Rubio took to social media to slam the freshman senators for blaming leftists shutting down a Trump Chicago rally on GOP frontrunner Donald Trump.
"I think a campaign bears responsibility for creating an environment, when the candidate urges supporters to engage in physical violence — to punch people in the face. The predictable consequence of that is that it escalates and today is unlikely to be the last such instance. We earlier today in St. Louis over thirty arrested. That's not how our politics should occur," Cruz said Friday. "You know, the City of Chicago in 1968 saw some ugly days when politics descended into hatred and incivility and even violence and it is my hope that in 2016 that we can appeal to our better angels and avoid going down that road once again."
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Cruz supporters, incensed by the Texas senator's blame game, stormed social media to express their anger. Top comments on a Friday Facebook post promoting a Cruz "victory fund" drew furious responses (comments quoted here are unedited):