Jim Carrey fires back at 'Joe McCarthy wanna-be' Cruz
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Actor Jim Carrey dug into his public feud with Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzThe Hill's Campaign Report: Runoff elections in Texas, Alabama set for Tuesday American Airlines reviewing photographs of Sen. Cruz on flight without a mask 4 Texas GOP congressional primary runoffs to watch MORE (R-Texas) on Tuesday, posting one of his trademark political paintings on Twitter that closely resembles Cruz with the words “Some Greasy Joe McCarthy Wanna-Be” at the top.

The painting is a continuation of the two men’s contentious Twitter exchange, with Cruz just a day before ripping Carrey’s previous painting depicting Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) as a fetus he suggests should have been aborted after she signed into law a near-total abortion ban in the state.


In his post criticizing Carrey, Cruz wrote “instead of insults & dehumanizing rage, we should return to civility,” a line Carrey took a shot at in his painting of Cruz.

Carrey also wrote, “I thought I must be dreaming, but I haven't woken up yet. I guess this hypocrisy is the new American Dream.”

Carrey late last year described himself as an “activist” through his Twitter account and has frequently gotten involved in politics, consistently criticizing President TrumpDonald John TrumpWayfair refutes QAnon-like conspiracy theory that it's trafficking children Stone rails against US justice system in first TV interview since Trump commuted his sentence Federal appeals court rules Trump admin can't withhold federal grants from California sanctuary cities MORE and Republican lawmakers who support him.

Virtually all of his posts and commentary on politics come in the form of paintings he creates, many including captions on Twitter.