November 28, 2023 3:37 PM
The Texas House will have several smaller trees instead of the traditional giant one and it is indeed because lawmakers are still in session; apparently there’s a chance there would have been no tree at all as Abbott shows disdain not just for the process but for people during the holidays
There’s been some griping
and joking on social media and in the halls of the Capitol today about the tiny Texas House Christmas tree that was wheeled into the chamber today. The smaller tree was even compared to the sad little tree from "A Charlie Brown Christmas."
Yes, I’m really writing
about this. And this may be a bit tongue in cheek but stick with me because
there is a larger point.
For months, I’ve said DPS should
recommend that special sessions can’t be held during the holidays because the traditional
giant tree would cause line-of-sight issues on the House floor. The sergeants
need to be able to see everyone at all times, after
Well, it appears there’s
something to that.
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By Scott Braddock