Megyn Kelly confronted Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick on Friday over his blustery opposition to the Obama administration’s guidance on transgender students in public schools.
Throughout her interview, Kelly tried to steer Patrick towards answering her questions rather than just spouting off talking points based on lies and dangerous myths about alleged transgender bathroom predators. He repeatedly veered off course, but Kelly held his feet to the fire.
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When Patrick touted his role in defeating HERO, the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance that in his words would have “allowed men in ladies’ rooms”, Kelly was quick to challenge him. “Allow men in ladies’ rooms or allow trans women in ladies’ rooms?” she asked.
Patrick then attempted to mansplain, saying, “Megyn, you’re missing this.” But Megyn wasn’t having it. “I don’t think I’m missing anything,” she quipped.
When Patrick then suggested that granting transgender people equal rights would lead to predatory ‘men in women’s bathrooms’, Kelly interjected, “Do you have a big problem with that? Is this a problem? With men intentionally donning women’s clothing so they can sneak into–”
But as he did throughout the interview, Patrick then cut her off. The interview ended with Kelly finally cutting Patrick off from spewing more nonsense.