In just the past month or so, he's refused to declare disasters from their wildfires, slighted their political history, come to the state for a fundraiser where he told them they had no illegal alien problem, and then his ATF started its own little wildfire.
I've known a few Texans. One of 'em blogs here. I have two other blog-buddies from Texas. My best friend married a Texas gal.
And I gotta tell ya -- going out of your way to piss of Texas (or, at least, let it look a hell of a lot like you're going out of your way to piss off Texas) is NOT a good idea.
'Cuz if you're going to put The Windy City's way of doing things against the Lone Star State's, I know where I'll put my money.
Think about it for a moment. The city of Al Capone vs. the state of Bonnie & Clyde. The city of Rod Blagojevich vs. the state of Lyndon B. Johnson. The city of Hillary Rodham Clinton vs. the state of
And then there are those Texans for whom there simply is no Chicago equivalent: Audie Murphy, Chester W. Nimitz, and Red Adair.
This has Epic Fail written all over it, Mr. President. End this fight before Texas decides to go all Walker, Texas Ranger on your ass.
Update: Female politician corrected, three "incomparables" added just because James H. challenged me.