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Does Sen. Ted Cruz have what it takes to be on 'The Simpsons'?

Does Sen. Ted Cruz have what it takes to be on 'The Simpsons'?

Sen. Ted Cruz has his eyes on one of the most important jobs in the country: replacing  Harry Shearer on "The Simpsons." In a video for Buzzfeed released Wednesday, Cruz -- who, not coincidentally, is also running for president -- showed off his impressions of characters including Lisa and Homer Simpson, Kang, Mr. Burns and Ned Flanders (the latter two formerly voiced by Shearer). Cruz, a Republican, wrapped up with a self-deprecating jab: "I have been told many times I have a face for radio and I have a face for animation."  It was perhaps a surprising turn by Cruz, a politician whose sense of humor has been questioned...

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