There are important values and a profound combination of hope, community spirt, and wariness of authority in country music. Progressives should start singing and dancing to the tune.
As Hurricane Dolly drew a bead on the South Texas coast and the mouth of the Rio Grande, workers began building a new section of the controversial U.S.-Mexico border Wall atop levees the government had already declared unsafe. The levees have been decertified, and if a hurricane of keen aim and sufficient strength hits, South Texans can expect the same treatment New Orleans citizens suffered.
It’s sad to report how George W. Bush captivated a cool town like Austin. Novelist Sarah Bird makes us laugh about it. We attempt here to draw a lesson: politics is social, and progressives need to get hip.