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Sun Jun 12, 2016, 12:49 PM

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick deletes "reap what you sow" tweet after mass shooting at LGBT club

http://www.chron.com/news/article/Texas-Lt-Governor-Dan-Patrick-tweets-reap-what-8076147.php

A "reap what you sow" tweet from Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick that went out hours after approximately 50 people were killed at a Florida LGBT nightclub has been deleted amid backlash.
At precisely 7 a.m. Sunday Dan Patrick tweeted a photo with the words of Galatians 6. The verse reads, "Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows."
The Twitterverse circled the tweet, commenting that it was inappropriate and insensitive considering the context of the day's events. The Texas Democratic Party called for Patrick to apologize.

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick deletes "reap what you sow" tweet after mass shooting at LGBT club
By Jessica Hamilton Updated 11:20 am, Sunday, June 12, 2016

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This tweet was sent out from Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick's account hours after a mass shooting an LGBT nightclub in Florida.

Several people were injured at a nightclub in downtown Orlando, Florida, early June 12, with police in the southern US state describing the situation as an "active shooting" and described as a "mass casuality situation," according to Orlando police.

This tweet was sent out from Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick's account hours after a mass shooting an LGBT nightclub in Florida. Click the gallery to see some responses.
A "reap what you sow" tweet from Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick that went out hours after approximately 50 people were killed at a Florida LGBT nightclub has been deleted amid backlash.
At precisely 7 a.m. Sunday Dan Patrick tweeted a photo with the words of Galatians 6. The verse reads, "Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows."

The Twitterverse circled the tweet, commenting that it was inappropriate and insensitive considering the context of the day's events. The Texas Democratic Party called for Patrick to apologize.

"Tweeted as new breaks of mass casualties at a gay nightclub. Vile," one Twitter user said. "Have you no shame?"

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WhiteTara Jun 2016 OP
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Response to WhiteTara (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 01:00 PM

1. This is the kind of right-wing extremism which slimes up Texas.

 

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Response to WhiteTara (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 01:01 PM

2. Too late. I will never forget this.

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Response to WhiteTara (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 01:02 PM

3. Too late, his hatred is known to all but the MSM who allows people to "walk back" stupid shit

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Response to WhiteTara (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 01:07 PM

4. God forbid

 

This ever happens in his state.

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