When a cop with a political agenda can get away with persecuting a woman with a debilitating illness, Republicans can stop talking about limited government and personal liberty. If Romano's a potential terrorist, then so are you.
Ronald Reagan did the nation a lasting disservice by bringing into our politics in a huge way the Jerry Falwells and Pat Robertsons of this world. Thirty years later this Reagan coalition is still going strong.
In what was possibly the first example of a political feminist meme, Wendy Davis and her team managed to turn what might have been a fairly unnoticed special legislative session into a full-blown feminist social media extravaganza.
I have been asked if it was planned. The truth is this: when you have no words left, when every word spoken has fallen on deaf ears, when the representative you have chosen to speak is no longer allowed to do so, sometimes all there is left to do is scream.
Regardless of gender, geography, and views on abortion, there should be little doubt in people's mind that Davis achieved something remarkable last night, singlehandedly changing the lives of thousands of women and inspiring thousands more.