"He who is often rebuked, and hardens his neck,
Will suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy."
[Author's Note: We were at the TAB event yesterday, but arrived after Straus spoke. It's a shame; we wish we could have observed his body language. That being said, his words speak for themselves.]
Following his laughable attempt to appear tough last week, yesterday Joe Straus spoke at TAB's legislative conference. He hysterically warned about "emotional" and "divisive" issues. San Antonio Express News reports:
Read the whole thing here.
Translation: I'm losing control of the caucus and I'm going to need a lot of help from the legacy GOP donor class if we're gonna pass crony legislation this session.