It's Primary Day! Will Senator John Cornyn avoid a runoff? Who will square off in the Republican race for attorney general? Will voter turnout surpass a whopping 12 percent?
Come and take Lt. Governor candidate Todd Staples' guns, Obama.
The arrival of the primary also signals the end of campaign advertising. That's a real shame, because -- at least as far as the Republican ads go -- watching the candidates scramble to prove themselves the most concerned about border security and/or terrified of illegal immigrants is entertaining.
Most amusing to me was the number of candidates vowing to "fight Obama." Mostly they're referring to the Affordable Care Act, but there are also references to our state's unique "Texas-ness," and how each particular candidate will best resist the Socialist-in-Chief's infernal federal meddling.
But because political nuance is lost on me, I decided to see if I could figure out which of the candidates promising to "fight Obama" really could. Fight Obama, I mean.More »