August 2013

Actions Speak Louder than Campaign Ads

Actions Speak Louder than Campaign Ads

Texas Comptroller candidate Harvey Hilderbran released his first online campaign ad Monday morning. Maybe it was supposed to be funny…? Aside from the all-out corniness of a console television playing crackled and ominous Fox News clips in the bed of a pickup –­ (and,...
Culture of Clout-Abuse?

Culture of Clout-Abuse?

In less than 24 hours Texans heard the voice of our lieutenant governor trying to get his “step-niece-in-law” out of jail, and read the words of a powerful House committee chairman all-but admitting he used his influence to get his son into law school. Dewhurst... no...