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What does Ted Cruz’s old college roommate think about his Trump endorsement?

Ted Cruz.Evan Vucci/AP

Looking for an offbeat, blunt take on why Ted Cruz would endorse Donald Trump, not at the Republican convention but instead at 4 p.m. on a Friday afternoon 45 days before the election? Look no further than Craig Mazin, Ted Cruz’s roommate freshman year at Princeton, who has been tweeting his disdain of the senator long before Cruz ran for president.

Mazin does not like Cruz. But his viewpoint is unique: an unfiltered look at Cruz through the eyes from someone who knew him well.

Here is Mazin’s take on why Cruz endorsed Trump:

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