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Spooky Alert! Spooky Alert!

I mentioned recently that my 2004 book, The Religion War, featured a leader named Cruz rising in the United States and bringing a war of annihilation to the Caliphate. Now we have candidate Ted Cruz doing well in the polls and stating his intentions to annihilate ISIS. Obviously that is a coincidence, but a fun one.

But where I went wrong was the first name. My character in the book was named Horatio Cruz, not Ted Cruz.

Now watch this video of 18-year old Ted Cruz talking about wanting to play a character named Horatio. It happens in the first 30 seconds.

Yeah, spooky.

It’s still a coincidence, but a fun one.