Just like braodband and cell service
where, under "deregulation", US consumers pay more than most of the rest of the developed world.
TX consumers paid $28B more for electricity.
Might even have been worth it it they were investing to ensure that the people didn't freeze to death.
Scammers like that must have special teams ready with the lies for our liar, lar, liars to start spreading fast and deep. But for the liar, liar, liars the payoff is the support of their more urgent agendas.