Posts Tagged ‘david dewhurst’

David Dewhurst Joins Ethan Couch Affluenza Conversation

Jeff Prince
That, ahem, symbol of ethical integrity Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has joined the public outcry against the criminal sentence given to Ethan Couch, the teenager who drove a pickup while intoxicated and caused an accident that kill...


David Dewhurst Learns (Wrong) Lesson

Jeff Prince
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst’s recent foot-in-mouth moment, when he was recorded trying to use his name and position to bully an Allen police officer into giving a relative special treatment, taught the Texas Republican an imp...


Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst Yanks Allen Police’s Chain For Relative’s Sake

Jeff Prince
There is no reality television program on this evening that’s more simultaneously entertaining, fascinating, painful, and off-putting than this just-now-blowing-up recording of Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst throwing his weight...


SB5 Goes Down, Wendy’s Star Rises [Update: It Was Fun While It Lasted]

Eric Griffey
Just after 3 a.m. last night, Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst banged his gavel and announced that Senate Bill 5, which aimed to severely limit Texas women’s access to abortions, was dead. According to The Texas Tribune, he told...


Self-Inflicted Wounds

Keep the Texas Legislature away from redistricting.
Fraud! Shameful! There seemed to be a contest between Gov. Rick Perry and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst to see who could make the more outrageous comment after two federal courts poured out the Texas Legislature’s redistricting and...


Dewhurst’s Drive-Thru Prayer

As the state’s tight Senate race drew to a close Tuesday, Lieutenant Gov. David Dewhurst carefully chose the place of his last-ditch election gimmick to beat back upstart Tea Party-favorite Ted Cruz. That or he was really cra...