A Ted Cruz piñata brings smiles —and sales — to a Texas party store owner
One store owner decided to take a controversy on the news and make it into a party item.
Carlos De La Fuente, the owner of ABC Party HQ in Dallas, created a piñata inspired by the viral photos of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, walking through the Cancún International Airport. The image circulated widely following the backlash over the senator’s recent trip to Mexico amid the state’s historic winter storm.
In the photo, Cruz sported a mask with the Texas flag as he rolled his suitcase.
The store created the unique design as the storm forced it to close for six days starting Feb. 13.
“That’s the reason that I’ve gotten creative and made some piñatas, so that people can come and support,” De La Fuente told NBC News. “I’m always looking for something positive out of negative things so…