Some primaries separate the partisans from the pretenders, the moderates from the true believers. Not so here in Texas, where we just had our primaries, and Republicans are arguing over who won the circular firing squad.
No member of the Texas State Board of Education has damaged the state's educational system more than the anti-intellectual Ken Mercer. And now, voters have the opportunity to put an end to his embarrassing actions.
Our nation and our children will be watching to see if the Republican party commits itself to the America of opportunity and possibilities, free of the hate, bigotry and prejudice found in the Texas GOP platform.