— CSPAN (@cspan) June 8, 2017
You know how when someone takes a bit too long with their speech at the Oscars — especially the low-profile winners — the orchestra inevitably plays them off? Well, that just happened to Ted Cruz.
Speaking at the Faith and Freedom Coalition Conference today, the Texas senator began thanking everyone in attendance. Perhaps thinking that was the indication that Cruz was done, the public address announcer introduced the next speaker, who briskly walked to the podium.
Meanwhile, Cruz just stood there for a moment like a human shrug emoji, obviously wondering why he was being cut off and booted off stage.
Eventually, Cruz awkwardly walked off while giving a sheepish wave back to the crowd.