Monday, January 26, 2009

If You Thought Mississippi Was On Another Planet, Try Texas

The Texas Monthly reports on the welcome home party for former President George W. Bush in Midland, Texas.

Midland, Texas on Inauguration Day was kind of a parallel universe to the rest of the country. The Age of Obama was being heralded live on national TV, but in their Centennial Plaza, 20- to 25,000 Midlanders, waving red, white, and blue W’s, spent a gorgeous West Texas January afternoon listening to their own parade of local and statewide Republican luminaries. Music was provided by Larry Gatlin and Lee Greenwood.

The rest of the story is at:

We sometimes think that Mississippi is on another planet. But clearly, Texas is even further out on its own orbit. Don't that make you feel GOOD?

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