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INCONCEIVABLE! 'Princess Bride' Fanboy Ted Cruz Rips Cast Plan To Raise Funds For Dems - 2020-09-08

F364.png INCONCEIVABLE! 'Princess Bride' Fanboy Ted Cruz Rips Cast Plan To Raise Funds For Dems September 8, 2020, Mary Papenfuss, Huffington Post

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is a mega-fan of Rob Reiner's 1987 film "The Princess Bride," but somehow he completely missed the point of the movie.

The besotted senator was responding to a tweet last week from actor Cary Elwes, who played Westley, the love interest of the Princess Bride herself (Robin Wright). Elwes announced a "virtual cast reunion" on Sept. 13 to raise money for the Wisconsin Democratic Party. Several cast members, including Elwes, Wright, Mandy Patinkin, Billy Crystal, Wallace Shawn, Carol Kane and others will reunite for a live-streamed script reading and a question-and-answer session moderated by comedian and actor Patton Oswalt. Reiner invited fans to "have some fun storming the castle."

Cruz responded by tweeting a line about suffering from movie hero Inigo Montoya (played by Pantikin):

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