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Power Ranking Local Experts Most Qualified To Sound Off on the Whole Greg Abbott-Ted Nugent-Wendy Davis Deal

Greg Abbott made a campaign stop yesterday in Denton with Ted Nugent. Wendy Davis doesn’t like Nugent’s songs. She didn’t specify which songs, exactly, but my money’s on “Little Miss Dangerous” and “Wang Dang Sweet Poontang.” Maybe “Love Grenade.” Anyway, it got me to thinking. If I had a TV news show, and if I needed an expert to break down this mess, tell me what the Nugent-Abbott alliance means to the gubernatorial race, whom would I invite to my show? Who of the local pundits and reporters knows a whole lot about politics and this race in particular? Who is sourced up? Who can give me a take? I start making my calls at the top of this list and work my way down:

Gromer Jeffers
Robert Draper
Tom Benning
Wayne Slater
Ryan Rusak
Mark Davis
Bud Kennedy
Emily Ramshaw
Cal Jillson
Brendan Higgins
Jim Schutze
Eric Celeste
Shelley Kofler
Robert Wilonsky
Dianna Hunt
Wick Allison
Pete Freedman
Skip Hollandsworth
Troy Aikman
Molly Ivins
Julie Lyons
Mike Rhyner
Barry Whistler
Carolyn Davis
Courtney Kerr
Pretty much anyone from local shoegaze rockers True Widow
Candy Evans
Mike Snyder
Ramona, the chimp that just gave birth at the Dallas Zoo
Tod Robberson
Claire St. Amant