Senator and GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz answers questions from local media following a town hall meeting at the Beacon Drive-in restaurant on April 3, 2015 in Spartanburg, S.C.
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Ted Cruz auditions for “The Simpsons”

Apparently, Senator Ted Cruz is a fan of “The Simpsons”.

The Republican presidential hopeful took some time off from his campaign to show off his impersonation skills of various characters on the hit TV show.

The video, produced by Buzzfeed, comes in the wake of the news that longtime voice talent Harry Shearer is leaving the show.   Cruz enthusiastically stepped up to the plate to audition for his replacement.  Watch:

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Ted Cruz auditions for "The Simpsons"