- November 20, 2015

Texas Ag Commissioner Compares Syrian Refugees To Rattlesnakes


KXAN — Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is facing criticism following a post on his Facebook page that compares Syrian refugees to rattlesnakes.

“Can you tell me which of these rattlers won’t bite you? Sure some of them won’t, but tell me which ones so we can bring them into the house,” says the post, featuring a photo of rattlesnakes above a photo of Syrian refugees…

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