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It Was a Bad Day for Ted Cruz Presidential Merch

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Like most days in Ted Cruz's presidential campaign, today was not a great one.

Gawker notes that Cruz was forced to pull an entire section from his website after it was discovered that the artist behind the apparel, buttons, and posters was a horribly offensive and racist street artist named Sabo. The merchandise featured tatted-up versions of Cruz and a poster with the tagline, "Straight Outta Congress."

And if you want to tell the world about your distaste for Cruz, there's a T-shirt for that. Artist Rory Blank embraced Internet theorists who claim that Ted Cruz is the real Zodiac Killer, Broadly reports. Blanks has created a T-shirt that reads, "Ted Cruz Was the Zodiac Killer," and all sales of the tee will go to a cause much more worthwhile than Cruz's campaign, abortion rights — an issue that the candidate is staunchly against.

We wanted to round up less depressing presidential candidate merchandise news, so here are a few wacky products have been populating the web throughout this primary race.

Several designers like Marc Jacobs and Public School just teamed up Hillary Clinton and Obey designer Shepard Fairey created a T-shirt in support of Bernie Sanders.

Sanders' hair is also immortalized on a super fun pair of socks.

bernie sanders socks

Trump got an equally-ridiculous pair, too.

Company Look Human has its own hilarious range of presidential-themed swag. Can we interest you in a "Yas Queen" tee with a drawing of Clinton? Or a shirt with Sanders riding a unicorn?


Photo: Look Human

Then there are presidential candidates making their own unusual merch, like Clinton's pantsuit T-shirt and gold flash tattoo.