Observer Radio Episode 59: Dewhurst Struggles Desperately As the Runoff Nears

Patrick Michels

Bishop Oscar Cantu, State Sen. Dan Patrick and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst
State Sen. Dan Patrick and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst at an education reform event in Austin. Patrick and Dewhurst face each other in a May 27 runoff.  Patrick Michels

In this episode of Observer Radio, editor Dave Mann stops by to discuss the escalating nastiness of the lieutenant governor race. Freelance writer Saul Elbein talks about his latest Observer story, “Licensed to Kill” and what responsibility hospitals have to keep doctors who kill and maim their patients from practicing.

Our guest for this week is UT Brownsville Government Department Chair Lupita Correa Cabrera. Speaking to us from Mexico, she explains the situation in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas and how a government plan to quell the violence there through military intervention may make things worse.

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