Readers comment on Bud Kennedy’s Wednesday column, “Dems have ray of hope in contest for attorney general,” on star-telegram.com.
Sam Houston (the Democratic candidate for attorney general) is more qualified than Paxton. Paxton recently paid a $1,000 fine after he acknowledged he had collected money from an investment firm for referring clients but did not disclose the payments. His answer: “Duh, you can’t expect me to know everything.” Beth Dawson
The results of the primary runoff are not in yet and already you are shoveling mud at November. Jerry Howard
Too bad for Bud this wasn’t even close. Welcome Mr. Paxton. Robert Harris
Bud, Bud, Bud, you are welcome to whatever spin on this you would like. However, the fact is that Texans have spoken and rejected the business-as-usual, Democratic/Republican-complex-established way leaders govern. Joe Kilfeather
(Paxton) made a mistake and paid a fine — no story here, Bud. Next week, Tea Party person has speeding ticket. Roger Voss