Your correspondent hasn’t been writing on Grits during the latest special session because it wasn’t a time when Texas state leaders were willing to listen to reasoned argument, and this humble opuscule has little else to offer. As I wrote after the regular session ended, it’s important to be clearContinue Reading


An ally of far-right conspiracy theorist and political operative Michael Flynn has been named chair of the Moms for Liberty chapter in Sarasota, Florida. The alliance with Flynn is particularly revealing for a group that objects to criticism of its extremism; when former President Americas Worst Traitor suggested earlier thisContinue Reading