Maybe you thought the race for governor would be about gravel roads?
For the last week, it has instead been a public conversation about disability and divorce and, to some extent, an exercise in politically correct speech.
The leading characters in the contest — Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis — are not always the speakers in question. Others are doing some of the speaking for and about them: consultants, aides, supporters, social media gnats and the amplified trolls who always gather around partisan politics.
The governor’s seat is open for the first time in 14 years because of Rick Perry’s ...