Some Liberty University Students Publicly Cheer Ted Cruz, Some Privately Say ‘Worst Ever’

 
 

While some Liberty University students were cheering Ted Cruz as he announced his 2016 presidential run, secretly, others were attacking him. Take a look.

One of the benefits of announcing your 2016 presidential candidacy at Liberty University's convocation is you're guaranteed an audience of thousands. Attendance at these thrice-weekly events is mandatory, and the University boasts about 13,500 students.

One of the downsides of announcing your 2016 presidential candidacy at Liberty University's convocation is you're guaranteed an audience of thousands. Attendance at these thrice-weekly events is mandatory, and the University boasts about 13,500 students.

While the Evangelical Christian students were loud and cheering publicly as Cruz delivered his "imagine" speech, many were not pleased privately.

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And by "privately," we mean, anonymously, but publicly.

For real responses to Ted Cruz's speech, The Washington Post and other news outlets mined Yik Yak, an anonymous hyper-local social media app similar to Whisper or PostSecret where people share their feelings, in secret. And for some students, those feelings were anything but positive.

Here are a few Yik Yak images, posted to Twitter. Click for larger: