Thanks to Mark Halperin, we can all rest easy knowing that Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz, is in fact, authentically Cuban.

In a bizarre interrogation line of questioning on Bloomberg’s ‘With All Due Respect’, host Mark Halperin grilled Sen. Cruz on his Cubaness.

Questions began with, “when you filled out your application to Princeton, to Harvard Law school, did you list yourself as an Hispanic?”

Then moved to cuisine, “do you have a favorite Cuban food, Cuban dish?” Cruz tried to answer but was interrupted by Halperin demanding to know his favorite Cuban dish. And it didn’t stop there.

Halperin continued his interrogation until making a final demand — that Sen. Cruz welcome Sen. Sanders to the presidential race, with the requirement that he do so, “on Espanol,” whatever that means.

Fausta put this interview in context: Halperin interviews Ted Cruz, expects Ricky Ricardo:

I was born and raised in Puerto Rico, and, if I had $5 for every liberal idiot who looks at me and says “You don’t look Puerto Rican”, etc., because I don’t fit the Liberal template of what a Lateeeno/Lateeena should be like, this blogwouldn’t need to carry ads.

Frankly, by now I expect to consistently encounter discrimination and bigotry from Liberals. It’s in their mindset – identity politics is their lifeblood….

Or perhaps Halperin was disappointed Ted didn’t invite him over for cortadito and pastelitos de guayaba. Halperin capped it all off by asking Cruz to “say something in Spanish.”

Cruz is much too polite, but I’m not. Here’s something in Spanish, Halperin,

Bésame el culo.

Observers weren’t too thrilled with the single-note interview, and for good reason:

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