Texas Republican Lawmakers Pull Off a Misdirection Worthy of Houdini

And it’s still working

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Harry Houdini’s greatest skill wasn’t magic, it was misdirection. While he was pulling off whatever trick or sleight-of-hand that enabled his “magic” to happen, he kept the audience’s attention focused elsewhere so they wouldn’t see what he had up his sleeve. Over the last month or so, lawmakers in Texas have…