GET THE POPCORN: Ted Cruz Challenges Biden To Gun-Control Debate

The Washington Examiner has some scoop coming out of the NRA convention in Houston…

“I would like to invite the vice president to engage in an hour-long conversation and debate, ‘How do we stop crime’,” Cruz said at the National Rifle Association Leadership Forum today. “If Vice President Biden really believes that the facts are on his side … then I would think he would welcome the opportunity to talk about the sources, the causes of violent crime, who is carrying it out, and how we can do everything humanly possible to stop it.”

Cruz indicated that he doesn’t regard Biden as a formidable opponent, noting that Biden’s home defense advice — firing a shotgun twice into the air — “is very useful, if it so happens that you’re being attacked by a flock of geese.”

[swagger]

We’ll have the video of this as soon as it comes up. Bet it’s good.

UPDATE: Courtesy of CBS News, here’s a taste of what looks like an awfully good speech…

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