This might be kind of awkward.
Usually, when candidates with seemingly every advantage blow their political races, they retreat into the holes they crawled out of.
In fact, until this year, Texas never had to contend with statewide officeholders serving after being rejected by the voters.
Now we have two.
Gov. Rick Perry is actually the milder case. He went off to seek the Republican nomination for president, made himself the wrong kind of YouTube star and came home with nothing but war stories to show for his effort.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, on the other hand, is now in ...