Back in the middle of January I got a four-page flyer form an outfit calling itself the “Texas Citizens Coalition.” The group is headed up by Rosenberg realtor Gary Gates.
Their ostensible goals sound conservative enough:
1. A smaller role for government at all levels
2. The elimination of over-reach and reduced regulation
3. A pro-business, pro-capitalism environment
4. Personal responsibility
All well and good. But why drop a flyer two months after the election?
My working theory is that Texas Citizens Coalition is another group created with the express purpose of supporting Speaker Joe Straus against his conservative critics.
Supporting evidence for the theory:
If anyone has an alternate explanation, I’d be happy to hear it. Here’s the flyer itself: