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Ted Cruz: ‘Star Trek’s Captain Kirk was probably a Republican

Ted Cruz: ‘Star Trek’s Captain Kirk was probably a Republican

MSNBC.com ^ | 7/24/2015 | Benjamin Landy

Posted on 7/24/2015, 1:38:00 PM by GoneSalt

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz offered some surprisingly strong opinions on the politics of “Star Trek” in an interview published Thursday in The New York Times Magazine, arguing “it is quite likely that Kirk is a Republican and Picard is a Democrat.”

“Let me do a little psychoanalysis,” Cruz says when asked about the fictional space captains from the landmark 1960s television series and its ”Next Generation” follow-up, which aired some 30 years later. “If you look at ‘’Star Trek: The Next Generation,’ it basically split James T. Kirk into two people. Picard was Kirk’s rational side, and William Riker was his passionate side. I prefer a complete captain. To be effective, you need both heart and mind.”

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