Whether she's writing about redneck politics in her native Texas or the discreet charms of Bushwazee, Molly Ivins is never less than devastatingly honest — and hilarious. Our toughest, funniest, and savviest columnist delivers the goods on:
-Texas politics: "Well, our attorney general is under indictment. He ran as 'the people's lawyer'; now we call him 'the people's felon.'"
-The flag-burning debate: "Bush's last birthday cake was in the form of the American flag, and he ate it — stars, stripes, and all. Think about where that flag wound up — I call that desecration."
-Being a woman in Texas: "There are several strains of Texas culture: They are all rotten for women. ... One does not infrequently see cars or trucks sporting the bumper sticker "Have fun — beat the hell out of someone you love."Paperback. 284 Pages.