Winter Storm Uri and Politics 101

Winter Storm Uri has ravaged Texas this week. There’s a lot to focus on, though I find analyzing politician responses to the situation most important.

In some cases, depressing.

Senator Ted Cruz has been under fire for going to Cancun, Mexico on Wednesday while millions of Texans went without power. He originally planned on being there for four days but the intense public backlash forced him to come back the next day.

Conservative pundit Sean Hannity allowed Mr. Cruz to explain himself on Thursday. Sure, the Senator was…