Texas Standoff


The saga in Texas continues. Democratic state House members fled to Oklahoma last weekend to avoid arrest after walking out of session to protest a GOP redistricting plan. Now they're offering to return, provided redistricting is taken off the agenda by the Republican majority. How's that for a compromise?

(Thanks to reader Ray Whiten who suggested that we blog this topic a couple of days ago.)

There's not much to say, except that we should all be so lucky as to have our lawmakers go AWOL.