Author Michael Arceneaux writes about the massive Texas power outages and Ted Cruz’s inaction.
Read Arceneaux’s story in its entirety below.
In the midst of one of the most devastating winter storms in Texas history, Ted Cruz continued to prove himself devoid of empathy for his suffering constituents.
Millions of people lost power and drinking water due to the deadly and devastating situation, all while the Texas senator and his family jet-setted to Mexico.
LEVEL columnist Michael Arceneaux was among those severely affected; he shared his thoughts on the piss-poor leadership in his latest piece, “How a Black Texan Watched His State Show Its White Ass.”
Read it here:
Like millions of others in the state of Texas after a winter storm decimated our electrical grid, I spent much of last week shivering in the cold darkness. And just around the time I was beginning to lose the feeling in my toes, Ted Cruz was at Bush International Airport in Houston waiting to board his flight to Cancún.
I learned this only when I finally turned my phone back on to let my family and friends know that I hadn’t died of hypothermia. My battery may have been hemorrhaging power at the worst possible time, but at least I…
Dear Sen. Ted Cruz,
You don’t know me, so I hope this missive doesn’t strike you as overly forward. I assure you I am only here to offer my services. And after the week you’ve had, you could use the help.
Your state is reeling from every lesson that politics built on Manifest Destiny has to teach, and there you are, flying out of the country. To Cancun, no less, so it’s not like you could paint it as a mission of diplomacy. …
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