...and AOC into the bargain. Let’s make this perfectly clear:
**Why did this happen?** Texas leaders failed to heed warnings that left state's power grid vulnerable to winter extremes, experts say. An absolute must-read from @McGeeReports @erinmdouglas23 @jsmccullou https://t.co/Q9bPXJgiei #txlege— Evan Smith (@evanasmith) February 18, 2021
Green energy has been a political punching bag for Texas Republicans and Gov. Greg Abbott during devastating power outages.— Texas Tribune (@TexasTribune) February 18, 2021
But experts and officials say that a disruption in energy powered by fossil fuels was the biggest culprit behind Texas' outages. https://t.co/HWOhv1FERp
Why are they running out of water? No power for the pumps, in some cases.
I’m told Dell Children’s has also lost water. https://t.co/MsCCSYusVY— Matt Largey (@mattlargey) February 18, 2021
Yeah, it’s AOC’s fault.
Texas was warned it needed to heat pipes, insulate control panels & take other steps to keep producing power amid bitter cold after Arctic blasts in 2011 and 1989.— Jennifer A. Dlouhy (@jendlouhyhc) February 17, 2021
It's happened again. https://t.co/YPGRHuF4Kv w @AriNatter