Signal endorsement: Sylvester Turner for Houston mayor

Tony Buzbee’s campaign– best illustrated in his drunken-like, near-incomprehensible, camo-clad election day speech– has been a bit embarrassing.   For that reason, among others, we’re unsurprisingly endorsing Mayor Sylvester Turner for a second term. ...

Our view on impeachment: Get it done.

The dominoes have fallen. Let the impeachment inquiry begin in earnest.  Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced on Tuesday that she’s greenlighting a formal impeachment investigation— an initial step—into President Trump’s actions, which, she said, violate...

Call us skeptical of Dan Patrick v. N.R.A.

Hardcore N.R.A. member Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick supporting a type of gun background check doesn’t pass the smell test.  Politics is a strange business, so anything’s possible. We hope our skepticism is misplaced. This could be one of those rare inflection points in...

Abbott has a public safety problem on his hands

Gov. Greg Abbott recently sent out a fundraising letter calling his supporters to arms to “defend” against illegal immigration. The real threat is lone-wolf white gunmen.  The Lone Star State made national headlines again Saturday with the mass shooting in...