The ex-Texas mayor who slammed his constituents as lazy following the epic winter storm earlier this week — which knocked out power and heat to many residents — claims his wife was fired over his blistering comments.
Tim Boyd, the former mayor of Colorado City, doubled down on his remarks from Tuesday — but said his wife shouldn’t have been punished for “defending me.”
“The anger and harassment you have caused my wife and family is so undeserved….my wife was laid off of her job based off the association people gave to her and the business she worked for,” Boyd wrote in the since-deleted Facebook post obtained by the Abilene Reporter-News.
“She’s a very good person and was only defending me! But her to have to get fired from her job over things I said out of context is so horrible.”
Boyd ripped residents of his tiny city, about 250 miles west of Dallas as they grappled with power