A User’s Guide to How Texas’s Top Elected Officials Are Handling Coronavirus

Texas government response to COVID-19FROM THE PILLOW FORT IN MY APARTMENT, APRIL 13—To paraphrase one of America’s greatest-ever military leaders, you face a pandemic with the state government you have, not the state government you might want. The guys in there now—our indicted attorney general, our suicidal lieutenant governor, Sid Miller—those are the guys that we got. God bless ’em. They say that crises bring out the best and the worst in people, and that’s true, but also, some people are the same as they were before, only more so. In virus veritas. As our lives and livelihoods rest in their hands, it’s never been a better time for another episode of Better Know Your Statewide Elected Officials.  Governor Greg Abbott Abbott has attracted some criticism for his handling…View Original Post

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