NBC Reporter Andrea Mitchell’s Attempt to Insult Ted Cruz Backfires – Badly

Andrea Mitchell, NBC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, attempted to insult Ted Cruz on Twitter Wednesday but her own lack of knowledge, as well as her hubris, was displayed for all to see.

Cruz had quoted William Shakespeare when commenting on the Trump impeachment, Mitchell tweeted that he was wrongly attributing the quote and that it was William Faulkner.

Cruz followed up by schooling Mitchell with the details of the Shakespeare quote.

Caught out, Mitchell attempted an apology: