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Speaker Paul Ryan invokes A&M-Texas football, and it’s not well received

Posted July 19th, 2016


So earlier this year Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ran for the Republican presidential nomination. Naturally, he won his home state, but was more or less was crushed, much like Texas football last year, by the Golden Domer himself, Donald Trump.

Texans have been a little late to jump on the Trump train, and since Texas has more Republicans than any state that’s been kind of a problem. So leaders are trying  to explain it to Texans in a way they’ll understand.

First, Rick Perry said it:


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And now a guy with even less Texas sports credentials, and a guy who made an epic Cleveland sports gaffe yesterday, is using the same exact analogy. Remember, this guy, Paul Ryan, is something called “Speaker of the House.”

Obviously, these politicians are a little out of touch, because here’s a little reaction to this way of thinking that would make R.C. Slocum laugh, Mack Brown curse and Matthew McConaughey crazy blank stare into your eyes:

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