Texans Elect First Jewish Speaker
Joe Straus, a Republican from San Antonio who has been elected speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, is the first Jew to hold the position since Texas became a state. What do you think?
“Stupid, deceptively Christian-sounding surname. They should really list candidates' faiths on the ballot.”
Brady Roren –
“And people say we aren't progressive! Why just the other—quick! Look down. Here comes a black man.”
Ian Posdal –
“This is clear evidence that the dialectical nature of cultural politics eventually creates pathways for Jews to adapt to traditionally non-Semitic institutions. Y'all.”
Chloe Ballwahn –