Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) tried to show some support on Twitter for the Houston Rockets as the team faced the Golden State Warriors on Monday night.
It didn’t go well.
Cruz was not only mocked for his tweet, but some even blamed him for the team’s defeat, using the #CruzCurse hashtag.
Here’s Cruz’s initial message:
With the Rockets down in the final quarter, Cruz tried to rally the team and its fans:
And here’s some of the reaction: