U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz celebrated American ingenuity in a spring commencement address.
The Texas Republican told the Hillsdale College (Mich.) Class of 2013 that the American dollar is the world’s international reserve currency and English is the planet’s language of commerce. Also, Cruz said, most movies are made in the U.S., where the telephone, automobile and airplane also were invented.
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Statement: Says Americans “invented ‘Pong,’ ‘Space Invaders’ and the iPhone.”