In Other Election News ...
Crawford paper goes blue, and Jennifer Gale gives up
Major election news perennial candidate Jennifer Gale has abandoned her bid as a write-in candidate for Congressional District 10. Presumably, her enormous constituency will now go for the more serious write-in contender, Lorenzo Sadun, a UT professor and Democrat who is doing his level best to wreck Tom DeLay's attempt to redistrict Austin into political irrelevance. Sadun is opposing GOP nominee Michael McCaul.
A documentary by BBC reporter Greg Palast, Bush Family Fortunes: The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, will show at the Paramount Theatre (713 Congress) at 7pm Tuesday, Oct. 12, with Palast introducing the film in person. Tickets are $12, available from Star Ticket outlets and the Paramount box office; call 469-7469 or go to www.startickets.com.