The Atheist Experience in Austin Texas talks about the developments for Texas’ board of education election this year. It’s not exactly a clear, sweeping victory for science and reason, but McElroy is well and truly out, having been knocked out in the primary.
We’ll see how things shake out, but it does allow a spark of hope that the state of Texas won’t single-handedly destroy the quality of school textbooks for the rest of the country.
Though I will admit, I’ll miss the big lug just a little. He was always good for a cringe-inducing quote that would leave me torn between despairing laughter1 and that face you make when you accidentally drink sour milk.
1 – Or possibly a Joseph McCarthy-esque eerie giggle.