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February 10, 2016

John Cornyn Has Issues

Texas Republican Sen. John Cornyn is very worried about lots of things these days. But rather than obsess about them in isolation, he’s inviting everyone to weigh in on the political head-scratchers as part of his “Issue Advisers” campaign.



HOH has received two such pleas for guidance just within the past week.

Before giving up any more of our personal information to the email-harvesting operation, we demanded to know whether this new relationship would be a two-way street.

For instance, let’s say we’re all done dishing about heath care (free pot, please!), the Second Amendment (don’t shoot!) and the federal budget/deficit (stop it already!). Would Cornyn then be willing to answer some of our burning questions? They include imponderables such as:

  • Why do people still flock to Lauriol Plaza?
  • When will Congress just throw in the towel and adopt Thunderdome-style floor debate rules already?
  • What’s a conservative Texan to do once he’s been flooded with recommendations by nonconstituents who will then expect him to champion their parochial interests?

Oddly enough, we did not hear back from Team Cornyn about the buddy-building program.

And we’d like to take issue with that …

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