by Ursula K. LeGuin
Slumping Texas Governor Veers Hard Right, Courting Tea Party Vote
(headline on a story in Slate by Will Oremus, 25 Oct. 11)
It’s the Texas Tetrathlon: slump, veer, court, and fake. Think of the physical and moral flexibility involved in it. Remarkable!
Ursula K. Le Guin is a founding member of Book View Cafe. One of her recent books is Out Here: Poems and Images from Steens Mountain Country, co-authored with photographer Roger Dorband.
She contributed an original poem, “In England in the Fifties,” to Book View Café’s anthology Breaking Waves, which benefits the Gulf Coast Oil Spill Fund.