Mar 02, 2013 4:40 PM GMT
The results are hard to argue with. In addition to a budget surplus, Texas has strong job growth, lower taxes, a better business climate than most other states, and schools that are among the highest-performing in the nation despite the Democrats’ charges that they are underfunded.
The Economist notes that other red states are looking to Texas for policy inspriation. It isn’t difficult to see why.