Saturday, September 24, 2016
Team Straus' oddly light presence at #Tribfest
"For there is nothing hidden which will not be revealed, nor has anything been kept secret but that it should come to light."
Greetings from this years Tribfest. In a development that will surprise no one, we had a question we hoped to ask Joe Straus. But we didn't see him anywhere on the agenda.
So, we decided to do a search on the list of speakers:
But when we followed the link, it turned out that it was just a former staffer of his speaking on an unrelated panel; apparently, Joe is absent from this year's event.
That got us thinking, so we did a search for another well known Straus lieutenant who never misses a Trib event:
Ok, now this is getting strange, but let's try one more:
Bottom Line: We don't know what it means, and it could be something as innocent as a scheduling conflict, but for Joe Straus and his two most prominent lieutenants to miss the biggest #TXLEGE insider-fest of the year is...unusual.