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The Blueberry in the Tomato Soup: Austin’s Mythical Liberalism

When I talk about Austin’s mythical liberalism — I don’t mean ‘liberalism so epic it has earned its own myth’, I mean mythical as a synonym for fictitious or fictional, as a word that connotes delusion.

I moved to Austin, Texas in 1997 to attend graduate school at The University of Texas at Austin. After graduation I worked at the university full time for…