As Greg Abbott marches toward another re-election, he hears from the wings that he has not been "DeSantis enough."
This still-young century has been filled with improbable outsider candidacies, from Schwarzenegger and Jesse Ventura as governors to the just-completed presidency of a billionaire mogul turned reality star.
Across the nation, coal, oil and natural gas are all used far more cleanly than in past decades, allowing our air to grow cleaner without draconian overreach from climate activists.
Now, as the nation cherishes every precious step toward post-COVID normalcy, Major League Baseball has mortgaged its opportunity to enjoy a key role in the recovery.
While many nations are sending technology and now people into space, none appear to be anywhere close to America's capability to get people to the moon.
To "incite" is to encourage a person to commit a crime. No perusal of Trump's remarks that morning can find any explicit encouragement of lawless behavior.
Speculating about the 2024 presidential race is a fool's errand today, but there is value in assessing what questions will arise.
We have turned voting into a sloppy month-long festival with a staggered start and a prolonged, uncertain end.
Could 2020 be a repeat of 2016, when a Hillary Clinton presidency was widely expected until Election Day itself?
COVID rhetoric and debate performances aside, the November 3 result will hinge on a massive question which will only be answered when the votes are counted: What kind of country are we?