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Ted Cruz Is Not the Zodiac Killer, Clayton Perry Votes No: The top 10 headlines in San Antonio this week


A group says it has identified the Zodiac Killer — contrary to the popular meme, the culprit is not Ted Cruz. - COURTESY PHOTO, U.S. SENATE / WIKIMEDIA COMMONS, SAN FRANCISCO POLICE DEPARTMENT
  • Courtesy Photo, U.S. Senate / Wikimedia Commons, San Francisco Police Department
  • A group says it has identified the Zodiac Killer — contrary to the popular meme, the culprit is not Ted Cruz.
The Current's most-read stories this week suggest that folks still aren't tired of dumping on U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, the man Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro once so accurately described as a "sad sack."

The most-read article pointed out the contradiction in Texas' junior senator giving a Twitter high five to NBA players for refusing to get vaccinated — because they deserve bodily autonomy — while also telling women they should shut up and accept Texas' abortion ban.

Beyond that, our story with the third-most readers highlighted a possible new break in the Zodiac Killer case. And that, in turn, may be disappointing to folks fond of sharing the intentionally absurd Ted Cruz-is-the-Zodiac Killer meme.

Hell, one could even argue that a story further down the list — one about a San Antonio loan officer getting slapped with a 45-day sentence for his part in the Jan. 6 insurrection was indirectly a Cruz story. After all, Teddy Boy was among the highest-profile elected officials who tried to overturn the 2020 election.

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8. San Antonio man charged in January 6 insurrection slapped with 45-day prison sentence

7. Phoebe Bridgers raising money for Texas abortion funds with cover of Bo Burnham's 'That Funny Feeling'

6. San Antonio-area Boogaloo Bois follower admits to firing shots at police station during riot

5. Planned Parenthood South Texas offering free 'morning-after pills' at its San Antonio sites

4. Striking San Antonio Symphony musicians receive pledge of $10,000 in support from Baltimore

3. A group of volunteer sleuths says it's identified the Zodiac Killer — and it's not Ted Cruz

2. Assclown Alert: San Antonio's Clayton Perry votes ‘no’ on backing families with transgender kids

1. Ted Cruz praises men in NBA for refusing vaccines while he rejects women's right to abortions

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