Now, here’s another one: he’s a shit cook.
Cornyn tweeted a Christmas Eve photo of his “brisket family tradition” that appears to feature dry-as-a-bone meat slathered with gloppy, ketchupy-looking sauce.
And this man prides himself in being a Texan?
Brisket family tradition pic.twitter.com/VbJry2rcfZ
— Senator John Cornyn (@JohnCornyn) December 25, 2020
Texans and barbecue aficionados alike were quick to disown Cornyn’s skills, suggesting that he’s spent too much time in D.C. if he thinks his photo qualifies as brisket. Austin-based chef John Bates shared a textbook example of what the Lone Star State’s revered beef cut should look like.
User @ConcernedThan’s reply has the lingering aroma of a humble brag, but we’re still here for it.
@Cajsa, who proudly bears the Nasty Woman identifier in her Twitter bio, shared a poignant thought.
While the desiccated “brisket” in the photo is horrifying on its own, many replies noted the tone-deaf nature of Cornyn’s tweet. They pointed out that the senator seems blissfully unaware that 31% of Texans are now food insecure due to the pandemic and that 2.5 million Texas households didn’t get enough food in November.
Seriously, John. Read the room.
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