Read time: 1 minute

Dan Patrick: Texans With $16K Power Bills 'Took A Gamble'

Republican Lt. Governor Dan Patrick seems ready to hang his own citizens out to dry.

Above, Texas’ Lt. Governor Dan Patrick telling people to read the fine print of their electricity contracts, you know, because it’s their own fault that the electric company made serious coin off of them.

Patrick, as you may recall, was the mook who suggested at the start of the pandemic that gramps and mee-maw might be willing to die to save Capitalism for their grandkids:

So, you know that Patrick is all-in to do whatever it takes to fix whatever is wrong in Texas.

Republished with permission from Mock Paper Scissors

Can you help us out?

For 17 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.

More C&L Coverage


New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team