This is just pathetic.
Dallas democrats attempted to solicit care packages for the 58 Texas dems who fled the state earlier this month to prevent the passage of an important voting bill.
The Dallas Democrats tweeted this message out on Saturday…
“Our Dems in DC said they’d appreciate care packages from home. Before 5pm Tues, we’re collecting Dr. Pepper, salsa, hard candy, hairspray, travel toiletries, hand sanitizers, sewing kits, first aid, and/ or $ to pay shipping. TY!”
Try to read that without cringing…
The Dallas dems are now facing a wave of mockery for this pathetic tweet.
Here's the Original Tweet from the Texas Democrats
The Daily Wire has more on the backlash from this embarassing tweet:
The Dallas Democratic Party faced backlash on Sunday after soliciting care packages for the Texas Democratic lawmakers who fled the state earlier this month to prevent the state legislature from being able to do its job.
The 58 Texas Democrats fled the state because they wanted to stop the democratically-elected legislature from being able to pass bills on voter integrity, as well as a variety of other issues, including protecting girls from having to compete against biological males in school sports, protecting life in the womb, and cracking down on Critical Race Theory.
“Our Dems in DC said they’d appreciate care packages from home,” the Dallas Democrats tweeted. “Before 5pm Tues, we’re collecting Dr. Pepper, salsa, hard candy, hairspray, travel toiletries, hand sanitizers, sewing kits, first aid, and/ or $ to pay shipping. TY!”
The tweet elicited the following responses on social media:
Comfortably Smug: “They can have all their basic needs met when they go back to Texas and get sent to jail. The audacity of these people to ask for handouts when there are Americans struggling.”
Clay Travis: “The Democrats who abandoned Texas are asking for care package donations?! They are grown adults in Washington, DC refusing to do their taxpayer funded jobs. And they are surrounded by plenty of stores where they can buy whatever they want. Pathetic.”
Matt Rinaldi: “They can get this at the front desk of their luxury hotel. Also, the online reviews for the hotel restaurant recommend the crab cake sandwich with citrus aioli. Hope this helps.”
Clay Travis also spoke about the tweet on Fox News:
Our friends at the Blaze have more:
Dallas Democrats were blasted over the weekend after the group advertised a donation drive soliciting supplies for Texas House Democrats who fled the Lone Star State two weeks ago to block certain legislation from becoming law.
More than 60 Texas Democratic lawmakers — 56 state representatives and nine state senators, according to the Texas Tribune — fled to Washington, D.C., to deny the Texas House the quorum required to conduct business. By fleeing the state, they effectively blocked Republican-backed legislation from certain passage.
The lawmakers plan to be in Washington through the Texas legislative special session, which is set to expire after the first week of August.
On Saturday, the group tweeted they will be conducting a donation drive on Tuesday to collect supplies — not for the needy in their community — but for Texas House Democrats who willingly left Texas.
"Our Dems in DC said they'd appreciate care packages from home," Dallas Democrats tweeted. "Before 5pm Tues, we're collecting Dr. Pepper, salsa, hard candy, hairspray, travel toiletries, hand sanitizers, sewing kits, first aid, and/ or $ to pay shipping. TY!"
The request comes despite the fact that Beto O'Rourke, the former congressman and failed presidential candidate, gave the group more than $600,000 last week.
The Texas House Democrats are also entitled to a per diem of $221 for every day of the special legislative session.
Ted Cruz and others also mocked the Texas dems: