Some folks in Texas took notice today when Buzzfeed reported that Josh Treviño, a conservative pundit employed by the influential Texas Public Policy Foundation, had been paid $389,000 to produce propaganda for the Malaysian government, including attacks on a pro-democracy leader.
Back in the 1980s, talk-show radio hosts and prominent Republicans complained of welfare queens riding around in Cadillacs. Now, their imaginations are sparked by a similar stereotype: The drug fiend using her Lone Star card to score a hit.
In case you missed it in the magazine’s February issue, here’s a pointer to Observer contributor Robert Leleux’s review of Lady Bird Johnson: An [...]
The Workers Defense Project held its Day of the Fallen march on Feb. 27 to commemorate Texas construction workers who have been killed on the job.