clout? their state is a disaster and they have a 50-50 record at best at anything good coming out of there- molly ivins and willie nelson spring to mind- and texans are worried about clout? the state is so bad the bush family are comfortable living there and they are worried about clout? let me give you a hint about clout tex-ass- don't nobody like you. secede. please. do us all a favor.
my apologies to my blogger buddies who live there- you fall into the good 50%