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Party Politics, Texas Edition Ep. 21: Of Rollercoasters And Monuments

“The first rule of hurricane coverage is that every broadcast must begin with palm trees bending in the wind.” – author Carl Hiaasen

The original Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas.
The original Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas.

On this episode of Party Politics: Texas Edition, co-hosts Jay Aiyer and Brandon Rottinghaus break down these tumultuous topics in Texas political news:

  • Ag Commissioner Sid Miller is angry at Six Flags for removing the Confederate flag
  • The battle over redistricting continues
  • Huffines v. Paxton: a battle in the Texas Senate!
  • Texas ranked 39th in state corruption
  • Federal Judge tosses Texas Voter ID law!

Then, in light of the University of Texas’ removal of Confederate monuments from their main mall, the profs talk about what should happen with monuments like these around the state. By the way, don’t forget to check out our national episodes of Party Politics, too.

Party Politics is produced by Dacia ClayEdel Howlin and Laura Lucas. Our audio engineer is Todd Hulslander.

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