[Dan] Patrick, who said he will turn 70 next week, said that he did not fear COVID-19, but feared that stay-at-home orders and economic upheaval would destroy the American way of life.
No one reached out to me and said, ‘As a senior citizen, are you willing to take a chance on your survival in exchange for keeping the America that America loves for its children and grandchildren?’ And if that is the exchange, I’m all in,” Patrick said.
(Jamie Knodel, “Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick suggests he, other seniors will be willing to die to get economy going again,” nbcnews.com, 3-24-20)
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