The lieutenant governor of Texas, Dan Patrick, a very religious man with some strong conservative social views raised a lot of eyebrows with a tweet that people found to be in bad taste after the Orlando shooting.
This is the tweet in question:
The avalanche of fury followed:
@DanPatrick You are a disgrace to Texas. Yes, I am Republican. Yes, I voted for you. yes, I'm Christian. Never get my vote again.
— Mark Toney (@MToney) June 12, 2016
@DanPatrick You pervert Christianity in a way that would make Jesus cringe. Where is your compassion?
— Chris Sacca (@sacca) June 12, 2016
— Levi Weaver (@ThreeTwoEephus) June 12, 2016
@DanPatrick HAVE YOU NO SHAME
— mia farrow (@MiaFarrow) June 12, 2016
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) June 12, 2016
— Wendy Davis (@wendydavis) June 12, 2016
— antonio (@antoniodelotero) June 12, 2016
Well, Patrick’s office issued this statement insisting the photo was not related to the shooting:
— Lauren McGaughy (@lmcgaughy) June 12, 2016
He has since deleted the tweet.
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