The candidates for Congress in Texas’ 31st District both live in the district, but they could not be from more distant planets.
The incumbent is a Bible-waving good old boy who thinks we should pray for the nation.
The challenger is a war hero, a helicopter pilot, a mom, a biker with tattoos and a lady fully capable of kicking ass and taking names.
What are Hegar’s chances of winning the race? The New York Times asks: Can a viral ad propel a Democratic challenger in a deep red district? The newspaper called 30,000+ households in the district and 409 people answered the call. This is what they had to say:
There are 830,908 people living in the district.
Now, let’s have a look at the incumbent’s television commercial.
You heard that right. “She’s as liberal as Austin is weird.” The Congressman just dismissed a large portion of his constituency, and I’d personally like to take a moment to thank him for his gift.
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