a native Austinite, I brace for the annual descent of SXSW madness upon
my hometown with a bizarre combination of excitement and horror. When
100,000 people pour into the hippest streets of your city, stumbling
around all the bars, venues, and restaurants you've loved since high school, the
feeling it induces is a lot like bringing your favorite toy to school
for show and tell, then having to watch while all your friends play
with it at recess.
Via Bostonist, Blue Mass Group has video of our new Massachusetts Senator talking with Neil Cavuto on Fox News about the incident in Texas where a man lit his house on fire and then flew his plane into an IRS building in Austin. He seems to be saying that the guy shares a mindset with his own supporters. The relevant quote: