"We've seen the future, and it's Texas," writes New York Times columnist Gail Collins in her latest book, “As Texas Goes: How the Lone Star State Hijacked the American Agenda.”
Collins looks at the political influence the state has had on American politics, Enron, No Child Left Behind, the S&L crisis and textbooks that question evolution.
Madeleine talks with her about the book, and her fascination with the state’s outsized influence.
As Texas Goes - Prologue
Gail Collins, New York Times columnist and author