Archive for July 7th, 2009

Some folks think that former Travis County District Attorney Ronnie Earle is going to run for Governor. That would make three old White dudes running as Dems. So far, none of the three are articulating a message that is appealing to the base. All of them have that tired worn out look. None of them come across as having what it takes to energize the base. Do you actually think that any of the three will become Governor? Do you think that having any of the three at the top of the ticket is going to help down ballot Dems? We can do better than this. Commentary would certainly encourage a Latino or Latina to get into the race. I certainly believe that a credible Latino or Latina could easily win the Dem Primary. Give me a call, come to H-Town, take me to lunch, join me at The Yard, and I’ll advise you on how to do it. Now is the time! Si se puede!

Commentary will be checking out the Michael Jackson Memorial on TV today – why not? If it is going to be broadcast live on a lot of the networks, it has to be worth watching – right?

According to my ‘Stros note, Miggy is one of four ‘Stros Shortstops to get selected to the NL All Star Team. The others are Denis Menke, Craig Reynolds, and Dickie Thon. Twelve ‘Stros Outfielders have been selected as All Stars: Rusty Staub, Jimmy Wynn, Cesar Cedeno, Tery Puhl, Jose Cruz, Jerry Mumphrey, Kevin Bass, Moises Alou, Lance Berkman, Carlos Beltran, Carlos Lee, and now Hunter Pence.

I got news for you. There is a certain buzz hanging at The Yard. At the halfway point, we’re 40-41 and I like our chances.

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