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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick tweets vile message after Orlando shootings

Texas Republican tweets "reap what you sow" after 50 people slain in LGBT nightclub

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Credit:

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Credit:

“Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows.”

–Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R), on Twitter, after at least 50 people were killed and a further 53 injured at a mass shooting in a gay nightclub in Orlando.

Update: Patrick has since erased the tweet, but we’ve saved it via screenshot.

Dan Patrick Orlando Tweet

Unsurprisingly, Twitter responded negatively to Patrick’s repugnant message. (Warning: Strong language.)

Rhuaridh Marr is Metro Weekly's managing editor. He can be reached at

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