The Canadian born Cuban-American has just issued a lession in historical revision to readers of The Texas Tribune. In Senator Cruz's brave new world
" Global warming alarmists are the equivalent of the flat-Earthers... you know it used to be it is accepted scientific wisdom the Earth is flat, and this heretic named Galileo was branded a denier,”
This must come as something unexpected to the Spanish Inquisition, whose representatives circumnavigated the Earth three times in the century preceeding Galileo's 1633 trial by their Italian collegues, aboard the respective voyages of
Ferdinand Magellan /Juan Elcano 1519-1522
Garcia Jofre de Loaysa 1525-1536Simon de Cordes 1598-1601
None of those returning seems to have been taken to task for the heresy of sailing home from the East after departing headed West.
Maybe they went AWOL in London to watch some plays at the Globe.