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Today Donald Trump linked Ted Cruz’s father Rafael to JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald. The Miami Herald’s Maria Recio details the National Enquirer story that Trump cited in saying Rafael Cruz helped Oswald hand out pro-Castro leaflets in 1963. With tongue firmly in cheek, New York Magazine’s Eric Levitz says the Enquirer story would explain how Cruz “learned his murdering ways,” referring to Larry Wilmore’s Ted-Cruz-Zodiac-Killer riff at the White House Correspondent’s Dinner. Do Trump’s outlandish statements put the media in “a lose-lose proposition?”