Worst of 2017: State Rep. Jason Villalba

“The Rodeo Clown”

Few Republicans in the Texas Legislature are as liberal or hostile to conservative reforms as State Rep. Jason Villalba of Dallas. But fortunately for the constitutional rights of citizens, Villalba amounts to little more than a rodeo clown in the both action and perception.

Rather than being driven by strong and passionate belief, Villalba is motivated by what appears to be equal parts desire for the spotlight and chronic addiction to his own shoe leather. Indeed, Villalba’s trademark tactic is to constantly puff his chest out and issue grandiose endorsements or ominous ultimatums on supporting or opposing legislation – only to change his mind the next day.

His bluster and buffoonery has cemented him as one of citizens’ worst members of the Texas Legislature.

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