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Ted Cruz's College Roommate Can't Stop Talking Smack About Him

| Tue Feb. 2, 2016 3:45 PM EST

Ted Cruz celebrates his Iowa victory. 
Craig Mazin is on a Twitter roll.
His antipathy for his former Princeton roommate, Ted Cruz, has made him a public sounding board for Cruz haters and fun seekers, and a target for the senator's supporters. "I would rather have anybody else be the president of the United States," Mazin told the Daily Beast. "Anyone. I would rather pick somebody from the phone book."
Plenty of Cruz fans tweet at Mazin to take issue with his mini-diatribes or, since Monday, to gloat over their candidate's victory in Iowa. But Mazin politely gives as good as he gets. Here are his relevant exchanges from the past 48 hours or so. (Click here for more context.)