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18. Backfired like the Texas Lt. Gov who paid for proof of fraud
Wed Feb 21, 2024, 06:03 PM
Feb 2024
A week after the 2020 election, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced that he was offering up to $1 million – paid from his campaign account – “to incentivize, encourage and reward people to come forward and report voter fraud.”

Nearly a year later, Patrick, a Republican, has paid out his first reward: $25,000 to a Democrat in Pennsylvania, who reported a man for voting twice.

Eric Frank, a poll worker, received the money earlier this month for his part in reporting Ralph Holloway Thurman, a Republican who after voting once, attempted to vote a second time as his son, as first reported by the Dallas Morning News.


“It was just ironic – it’s my opinion that (Patrick) put up, they put out this bounty to try to find Democrats committing voter fraud. And in fact, it was the complete opposite of what their intentions were,” Frank said.

Neither Patrick’s office nor campaign responded to multiple requests for comment.

Foolish + arrogant + just plain dim pay up, idiot! Attilatheblond Feb 2024 #1
BKO In 3, 2, 1... ProfessorGAC Feb 2024 #3
He should have "listened" to the flashing warnings in the... Justice matters. Feb 2024 #19
Haven't heard his ads on the radio lately. progressoid Feb 2024 #2
I noticed his brand in Ollie's last week Marthe48 Feb 2024 #6
I raised a finger in their direction the last time I saw them ArkansasDemocrat1 Feb 2024 #11
Looks like the pillow guy EYESORE 9001 Feb 2024 #4
Court upholds ruling that Mike Lindell must pay expert who debunked election lie $5M prize LetMyPeopleVote Feb 2024 #5
Get out the old check book, Mike. republianmushroom Feb 2024 #7
Wonder if the rubes will COL Mustard Feb 2024 #29
Serves him right!! TSExile Feb 2024 #8
A great day for Robert Zeidman.... SergeStorms Feb 2024 #9
I doubt he'll ever receive the reward. Lindell is as bad as Trump in that regard * Oopsie Daisy Feb 2024 #10
pay up, deadbeat!!!!!!! Takket Feb 2024 #12
Moose. Rocco. Help Mr. Pillow find his checkbook, will ya? ArkansasDemocrat1 Feb 2024 #13
Glad to hear it. Desperate Mike... Onthefly Feb 2024 #14
That's hysterical! I love it!!! Oopsie Daisy Feb 2024 #15
My Dad taught me to never write checks with my mouth that my ass couldn't cash. bluesbassman Feb 2024 #16
Lindell got drunk on his own koolade and made an expensive offer he regrets. . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Feb 2024 #17
Backfired like the Texas Lt. Gov who paid for proof of fraud JoseBalow Feb 2024 #18
oh man ... schadenfreude is so much better with irony sarchasm Feb 2024 #24
I wondered where Mike has been Don't see him hiding in people's barhrooms any more. twodogsbarking Feb 2024 #20
The courts are holding. Cannon's next. lindysalsagal Feb 2024 #21
Zeidman may have to take his payment .... 70sEraVet Feb 2024 #22
or Celerity Feb 2024 #30
FAFO ... nt sarchasm Feb 2024 #23
Pay it in real pillows or your alt-Amazon company stock, Mike!😂 Wonder Why Feb 2024 #25
Pillow Talk dupagelib Feb 2024 #26
Republicans have presidential immunity from paying their bills. ;) Chainfire Feb 2024 #27
Joe the Plumber had his days of glory, and then he crashed & burned. Joe died of natural causes last year. NBachers Feb 2024 #28
Haaaaaaahahahahahahahahaaaaa the_sly_pig Feb 2024 #31
He'll be a trivia question in 10 years and no one will get the answer right ArkansasDemocrat1 Feb 2024 #32
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