I asked a question: why do Americans see crime where there’s little, but don’t see violence against women where there’s a lot?
Prepping America for a possible legitimate #2020 challenge.
I wonder if he’s read How Democracies Die?
Or, he’s not, not running.
Or, he’s not running now, but he might run in 2020
I noticed a few years ago the TX leg voted that private corporations have eminent domain for oil pipelines, but do not have eminent domain for trains.
Texas is an oil state. 🤔
No one on the panel wanted to talk about weighing competing values. Doesn’t bode well.
Everyone at #TribFest18 needs to go to the Driskill and get one of these amazing, ginormous cinnamon rolls. Seriously.
Says that the legislature has abrogated its oversight role, which means there is no one to expose corruption to. #TribFest18
Historians know that the “decline theory” of government (Aristotle, Machiavelli) would say that all governments become rotten over time and citizens have to be vigilant. #TribFest18
Why do we say that money=speech in politics? Culture of corruption.
Shows that we don’t trust any part of the system or any possible system. #TribFest18
Every hand went up when asked who voted for Clinton in 2016.
“This isn’t my statement, this is my client’s statement.”
“I’m seriously considering it (because reasons).
Everyone here said they voted for her, but there was only a smattering of applause for that applause line.
“People have to recognize that gerrymandering affects their lives every day.” Holder.
I don’t know why I find that so jarring. Even he refers to himself as “Mr. Trump”
Nancy Pelosi on the Dem agenda once they take the majority. #Tribfest2018
She’s telling us about Trump’s post-inaugural meeting with Congressional leadership. It was a disaster.
Whatever he talks about, he moves from the individual to the collective. He highlights what we have in common over what divides us. #Tribfest18
Says Cruz mischaracterizes Beto’s positions with an argument absurdum—taking an position to an absurd conclusion. #tribfest18
Platform is a metaphor and also literal here.
(Extreme editor voice: if he loses in 2018, then he becomes Lincoln in 2020).