Trump Triumph Means Robust Texas Twang at Black Tie & Boots Inaugural Ball

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — With Stetsons out en masse, creative bolo ties galore and country singers crooning, the nation's capital was hit with more Texas twang Thursday night than it has seen since the Bush years.The Texas State Society's Black Tie & Boots ball returned with as much southern flair as ever before Thursday, as Longhorns, Aggies, Horned Frogs and Mustangs of all stripes partied deep into the night ahead of Friday's inauguration."I am finally home," squealed one teenage girl as she entered the convention center to the sounds of whooping Lil Wranglers, comparing the sights to her high school prom "grown-up style."  Continue reading...

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