Media Matters: Sean Hannity and Texas governor blame solar power and wind power for energy blackouts in Texas Total lies
Whats up with the lies about the Texas power outage and blaming it on green energy instead of on Texas for not doing any weather proofing on its infrastructure? Well, basically, after being joined at the hip with Trump and heavily influencing and dictating many of Trump's actions, Fox is returning to its old role of liar and protector for the GOP: "With Trump largely eschewing the spotlight, Fox is transitioning from a cult of personality to its old role as a GOP mouthpiece, peddling lies to its audience for the party’s benefit. And if that keeps its viewers out in the cold, so be it." Media Matters
Note: I want to take a quick look at GOP economics to show that what happened in Texas is normal for GOP economics, i.e. the results of GOP policy is almost always chaos. Sometimes it just needs some time to play out. Though this isn't the first time this has happened in Texas so it shouldn't be a surprise.
A West Texas mayor resigned from his post amid backlash after he slammed "lazy" and "weak" residents seeking government help following power outages and freezing temperatures brought on by a vicious winter storm.
Tim Boyd, the mayor of Colorado City, Texas, shared a scathing message on Facebook Tuesday claiming residents seeking help were looking for "handouts" — and by that afternoon, had announced his resignation, ABC affiliate KTXS reported.
In depth on the Texas Power Outage:
Industry-backed climate deniers and The Wall Street Journal editorial board also join in to scapegoat renewable energy