In a new radio ad running statewide, Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson says there's something taking over Texas — "the tax monster."
"Feeding off of stimulus, bailouts, and the rampant deficit," the tax monster is "out of control!" — and heading straight from Washington, D.C. to Texas.
Who can stop it? Patterson, of course: "At the Texas General Land Office, we don't tax, we earn."
The Republican faces a Democratic challenger in Hector Uribe. Listen to the full spot below: