Texas Lt. Governor Assures LGBT Community That He’s Not a Bigot, Just a Shameless Self-Promoter

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STAFFORD, TX - MARCH 1: Texas Attorney General Dan Patrick introduces Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) at a Super Tuesday watch party at the Redneck Country Club March 1, 2016 in Stafford, Texas. Cruz won the Texas, Oklahoma, and Alaska primaries. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, who sent out a fire and brimstone Bible tweet in the wake of this weekend’s mass slaughter at a gay nightclub, insisted Sunday that he was not a bigot but rather a shameless self promoter.

Writing on Facebook, Patrick claimed that “these posts are chosen in advance and scheduled in advance” — and apparently can’t also be deleted in advance if you have a very low IQ.

Patrick’s post included the phrase, “a man reaps what he sows,” which is a solemn warning to voters who choose to make an unstable religious zealot their lieutenant governor.

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