It’s unclear exactly what Cruz is alleging. Does he believe the “mainstream media” withheld the tape in hopes of baiting him into endorsing Trump.
I’m all for criticizing Cruz as much as the next person, but there’s a much simpler explanation.
Cruz was the “runner-up” in the primary, in his mind, at least. After the fallout from Trump’s leaked “grab them by the pussy” comments, GOP leaders by the busload are calling for Donald to drop out.
Cruz is just sour his party didn’t see this sooner. The evidence has been in plain sight for decades. And he thinks he would be at the top of the ticket if this sort of thing had been all over the news during the primary season.