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Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts Finds Ted Cruz Lookalike Issue 'Kind of Funny'

By Ariel Cheung | March 26, 2015 1:27pm
 Cubs owner Tom Ricketts (r.) and presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz look quite similar.
Cubs owner Tom Ricketts (r.) and presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz look quite similar.
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WRIGLEYVILLE — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Cubs owner Tom Ricketts — were they, as the saying goes, identical twins separated at birth?

The photo here shows Cruz, the first Republican candidate in the 2016 presidential race, on the left. Ricketts is pictured on the right. Wait ... the left. No, sorry, it's definitely the right.

After Cruz's Monday announcement that he would run for president, several people took to Twitter to note the resemblance.

But Ricketts put the doppelgänger conspiracy theories to rest on Wednesday, when he addressed the question after a presentation for City Club Chicago: "I've never met Ted Cruz. I think my family knows him pretty well. A few people sent me those pictures yesterday. It's kind of funny."

 

 

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