Two Conservatives Walk into a Bar

The runoff candidates are Republicans Shelley Luther and Drew Springer. Luther generated headlines when she went to jail temporarily after reopening her salon against Governor Greg Abbott’s order. She became a symbol for Republicans angry with government-mandated business closures in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic.

Springer is a state Representative whose House district surrounds — but doesn’t include — Wichita Falls. He has a business background and Abbott’s endorsement. The governor calls him a “proven conservative” who has the backing of the National Rifle Association.
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One runs a clip joint; the other carries clips for the NRA.

Texas runs on Guns and Money.