The Texas Progressive Alliance celebrates last week’s wins and looks to build on them as it brings you this week’s roundup.
SocraticGadfly had a three-part election wrap. First, he looked at general hot takes, trends and issues from races. Second, he observed that conservative writers at centrist political mags were getting out the long knives for Beto, maybe in fear of a 2020 presidential run. Third, noting successful Democratic Socialist of America campaigns, he wondered if they would stay true to ideals once in office, and other issues, above all, the use of the word “socialist.”
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.
Colin Strother makes the case for Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Therese Odell vents about the Saturday Night Live/Dan Crenshaw situation.
Sanford Nowlin reports on how progressives hope to build on 2018.
Paradise in Hell interprets the Presidential appointment-making process.
Grits for Breakfast looks at the 2018 results through a criminal justice reform lens.
Dan Gordon cuts through the anti-Semitic crap.
And just gotta say… the view from a much more #BlueTexas is looking pretty good!! Let’s work together, and fully realize that dream in 2020 and 2022.