In a new Second Reading Podcast, James Henson & Joshua Blank talk about some political developments in Texas this week, the nasty reactions to the execution of a search warrant at Mar-a-Lago (including from Texas officeholders), and how it all points yet again to the troubled state of politics in the United States.
Some snapshots of data referenced in the podcast
|Neither favorable nor unfavorable||9%|
|Don't know/No opinion||2%|
|Category||Lean Republican||Not very strong Republican||Strong Republican|
|Neither approve nor disapprove||8%||12%||11%|
|More political violence||64%|
|Less political violence||8%|
|The same amount of political violence||17%|
|Don't know/No opinion||11%|
About the Second Reading podcast. The podcast has been produced intermittently by Jim Henson for the Texas Politics Project, with production support from UT's Liberal Arts Development Studio, since 2016. You can find past episodes and subscribe to the Second Reading podcast in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Stitcher.