"In the morning it happened that David wrote a letter to Joab and sent it by the hand of Uriah. And he wrote in the letter, saying, “Set Uriah in the forefront of the hottest battle, and retreat from him, that he may be struck down and die.” So it was, while Joab besieged the city, that he assigned Uriah to a place where he knew there were valiant men. Then the men of the city came out and fought with Joab. And some of the people of the servants of David fell; and Uriah the Hittite died also."
2 Samuel 11:14-17
Well THIS speaks for itself:
The beginning of this session also marked an inauguration of little consequence but lots of barbecue, and a sound policy appointment from Governor Abbott to the UT System Board of Regents.
[Author's Note: Emphasis added.][Quick History Lesson: This Burnt Orange Report.]
With all due respect, Governor Abbott, when the most prominent leftist blog in this state is praising you while the base of your own party is livid, you might want to take a Mulligan....