Politics can frequently devolve into absurdity, but the race for the Austin City Council seat in the newly-created District 4 has been remarkably absurd in ways, in fact, that highlight some of the weird things about the entire state of Texas. Or, at least, its constitution.
(This post has been updated following the Austin Police Department’s press conference on McQuilliams.)
Yesterday morning, President Obama made a call for Net Neutrality—something that many on the Internet have been lobbying the President to do for years. Shortly thereafter, Senator Ted Cruz weighed in with a tweet that quickly attracted a lot of attention.
Here is a horrible video of a violent homophobe getting into an altercation at DFW International Airport last Thursday. Apparently the man didn’t like the color of another man’s shirt, began yelling homophobic slurs at him, and then kicked him and attempted to punch him.