“Texans would be without electricity for longer than three days to keep the federal government out of their business.”
Rick Perry, Texas Governor 2001-2015, on the Texas ice storm
“No one owes you or your family anything; nor is it the local governments responsibility to support you during trying times like this! Sink or swim, it’s your choice! … Only the strong will survive and the week will perish.”
Tim Boyd, former Mayor of Colorado City, Texas, on the Texas ice storm
Boyd resigned his position shortly after he made this comment.