Talking Point Memo reports:
Believe it or not, Texas Lieutenant Gov. Dan Patrick (R) is actually sticking to his pro-death solution to fixing the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
“What I said when I was with you that night is there are more important things than living,” Patrick told Fox News host Tucker Carlson, referring to when he first made the suggestion last month.
“And that’s saving this country for my children and my grandchildren and saving this country for all of us. They told us, Tucker, to follow the science,” the lieutenant governor said. “Well, what science?”
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick doubles down on argument that people should be put at risk for death in exchange for a strong economy amid COVID-19: “There are more important things than living.” pic.twitter.com/WpeyIPmX6U
— TPM Livewire (@TPMLiveWire) April 21, 2020