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Texas' big freeze may not lead to needed reforms

Could last week's power crisis prompt a broader reckoning about the limits of Texas' anti-government, low-regulation philosophy? Not if its leaders' political ambitions and desire to differentiate themselves from the Biden administration are factors, said fellow Mark Jones. “Any time that Mr. Biden gives in to the left wing of his party, those will be opportunities for [Gov. Greg] Abbott,” said Jones. Read more at the The Economist (subscription required).