Texas GOP Leader Not Sure Jew Can Really Be a Good House Speaker

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Along with a group of Texas tea partiers, an official from the Texas State Republican Executive Committee would prefer it if a Christian served as the state's House Speaker instead of the Jew who currently holds the position. "I got into politics to put Christian conservatives into office. They’re the people that do the best jobs over all," John Cook told a reporter recently. It's cool, though, because he has two Jewish friends, or used to. [Think Progress]