It's been a big week for Texas politicians making national news by talking. And talking. First it was Sen. Ted Cruz, and his 21-hour filibuster-like smackdown of Obamacare. Now Wendy Davis is reportedly running for Texas governor. She, of course, is the state lawmaker who made national news with the filibuster of an abortion bill.
His song, "The Police Are Dogs," has gotten him in trouble in the past. He says he is simply criticizing the government, while Tunisia accuses him of undermining morals.
At a time when politicians look "pathologically incapable," voters are willing to give people long absent from office another try. If things were better on their watch, why not bring them back for an encore?