Texas: Rallying to Resign

Into the modernistic Civic Center in the Rio Grande city of McAllen (pop. 32,728) last week crowded some 650 Texans to cheer Davy Crockett's words from the movie, The Alamo: "There's right and there's wrong. You gotta do one or the other. You do the one and you're living. You do the other, and you may be walking around, but you're dead as a beaver hat." Then nearly 200 of them announced their resignations from the Democratic Party and pledged their allegiance to the G.O.P. in Texas.

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