TPA Roundup – 5/29/2012
The Texas Progressive Alliance says “on to the runoffs!” as it brings you this holiday week roundup.
This week WCNews at Eye On Williamson posts on The continuing right-wing assault on public education in Texas.
The endorsement of the three previous Democrats who lost to John Culberson is hardly a worthy vote of confidence, but that didn’t deter one candidate in CD-07, who went on to suggest that he would win the November contest by 51.3%. That spin, however, was topped by his estimate of 73% of fewer than one hundred people in a straw poll at a barbecue suggesting “overwhelming” support. PDiddie at Brains and Eggs reminds you that if a Congressional candidate exaggerates this wildly in May, he just doesn’t deserve to be on the ballot in November.
Lightseeker explores what the triumph of Republican fear mongering and pandering means to our political futures here and in the country. Check out Sobering Thoughts on Our Political Future over at TexasKaos.