Analysis: For Dewhurst, This is All Too Familiar

It would be interesting to know whether the film Groundhog Day is on the “recently viewed” list on David Dewhurst’s Netflix account.

The lieutenant governor is right back where he was two years ago, a prominent and wealthy Republican officeholder locked in a primary runoff with a populist conservative.

This might have been U.S. Sen. John Cornyn’s fate but he was able to avoid it. Instead of drawing a formidable primary challenger, Cornyn got U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Friendswood, who could not even hold the support of Cornyn’s detractors on the right.

Once again, Dewhurst embodies ...

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