A warning to those who get crosswise with Jerry Patterson: This man is both armed and disarming. Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson, in his Austin office, is unfazed by his ability to please and annoy the same people at any given moment. The quirky and popular Republican Texas Land Commissioner who wears a pistol in his boot and his opinions on his sleeve has been catapulted into controversy for his decision to sell the publicly held Christmas Mountains in West Texas and his blasting of Gov. Rick Perry for endorsing Rudy Giuliani for president.
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