^
Keep Houston Press Free
4

National Blog Goes Nuclear On Dan Patrick's Looks

The national political website Wonkette has got ahold of the story of Dan Patrick's new independent-ish party. And the commenters are sparing little in roasting our favorite state senator.

There's lots of stuff about Texans, conservatives, etc. -- Wonkette is not generally a tea-partyin' place -- but they are also going nuts over the mugshot to the right.

-- "Who's the dude with the caps and bad rug? (not to sound all judgmental, but you can practically see where he ties it under his chin fer crissakes.)"

-- "First, get this guy's dentist on the phone! Next! His barber! Also, the people who made his toupee! What the hell happened here? He deserves answers! STAT!"

-- "As long as we're ripping this guy for his appearance, 'cause the dumbass ideology is boringly always the same, I figure Dan to be the type who wears his belt directly across his navel rather than at waist level so that his ample girth is evenly divided into an upper and lower fat-melon."

-- "If this article is about Dan Patrick, why is there a picture of a lesbian accompanying the article?"

-- "This guy looks like the love child of Lindsey Graham and WALNUTS! Henggghhhhh?" (Note: "Walnuts" is the Wonkette nickname for John McCain.)

I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free.

-- "Yeah, that guy's teeth... Ewwww... They're like Osmond family teeth only more so. That is all."

-- "He is not only the president, he is a member of the unconvincing toupee club for men."

We certainly don't endorse endless mocking of a person's looks, even if it is Dan Patrick. And -- as far as we know -- that hair is real and it is spectacular.

But it's nice to see Danno getting some national pub.

Keep the Houston Press Free... Since we started the Houston Press, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Houston, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Houston with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Press community and help support independent local journalism in Houston.

 

Join the Press community and help support independent local journalism in Houston.