Bud Kennedy

August 9, 2014 12:00 AM

‘Secure the border’: From Tea Party shout to GOP marketing slogan

The party’s fractured voters are rallying around border hawks, partly over ‘amnesty’ but also as a market-tested campaign message.

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About Bud Kennedy

Bud Kennedy


Bud Kennedy is a homegrown Fort Worth guy who started out covering high school football here when he was 16. He went away to the Fort Worth Press and newspapers in Austin and Dallas, then came home in 1981.

Since 1987, he's written more than 1,000 weekly dining columns and more than 3,000 news and politics columns. If you don't like what he says about politics, read him on barbecue.

Email Bud at bud@star-telegram.com

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