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#EndorseThis: How Trump Republicans Are Killing The Lone Star State

Watch cable television and you'll see lots of Americans who are simply too stupid to take coronavirus seriously. They complain about wearing masks, insist the pandemic is a hoax, and mimic the mindless behavior of President Trump, whom they tend to idolize.

Unfortunately, a number of these imbeciles are in positions of power – notably in Texas, where Gov. Greg Abbott has led the state into a nightmare of disease and government dysfunction, along with Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn. (Vice President Mike Pence told his share of lethal lies about the Lone Star State, too.)

Somebody needs to be held accountable for the continuing destruction of Texas. And the fine people at MeidasTouch SuperPAC want to make sure everyone knows who. That's why they produced "Trump Kills Texas."

It's short but very sharp. Just click.



Governors Who Reopened Too Early See Virus Surge, Ratings Crash

Four Republican governors who rushed to reopen their states prematurely amid the pandemic have seen their approval ratings tank, according to a new poll.

The SurveyMonkey poll, published Friday by Axios, found that constituents no longer approve of the way Govs. Doug Ducey of Arizona, Ron DeSantis of Florida, Brian Kemp of Georgia, and Greg Abbott of Texas are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cases have spiked in all four states recently.

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Texas GOP Sues Houston To Hold Convention In Virus Hotspot

The Texas Republican Party was all set to hold a 6,000-person convention in Houston this next week even though the city is located in Harris County, the Texas county with the highest overall number of coronavirus cases. But because the county has averaged around 950 new COVID-19 cases each day over the last week, Houston's Democratic Mayor Sylvester Turner effectively canceled the event on July 8.

But now the Texas GOP is suing for the right to hold the event anyway as the convention's preliminary meetings were set to start next Monday. This last Thursday, a district court judge rejected the state GOP's request, so now the state GOP has appealed to the Texas State Supreme Court which will hear arguments on Saturday.

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Lone Star State’s ‘Goober’ Governor Botches Pandemic Response

Harking back to the embarrassing days of Gov. Rick "Oops" Perry, my state of Texas is once again saddled with a Republican gubernatorial goober. Greg Abbott is this guy's name, and he's another incompetent right-wing ideologue whose botched handling of our state's COVID-19 crisis makes President Donald Trump look like a master administrator of public health.

Unfortunately for you non-Texans, Gov. Abbott's extreme gooberness is now surging across our borders to afflict people in your state. Before we go there, though, ponder his slapstick performance here, where he's been swatting futilely at the fast-moving coronavirus.

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