from New Zealand-Nurse rattles teacups in Lone Star electionSubmitted by BFrank on Tue, 03/02/2010 - 11:40
Lytle is a blink-and-you'll-miss-it kind of town, one of hundreds dotting the vast flat ranchlands of southern Texas. A smear of houses by the main highway between San Antonio and Laredo. Population: 2383.
The first streets were not paved here until after World War II. A sewage system took until the 1960s.
In short, Lytle, Texas, has never been big enough to have much impact on the politics of the Lone Star state. And few Texas politicians have ever paid much attention to it.
Until Debra Medina, that is. When