Doc Hastings, Dr. Price and T. Jefferson Parker
My week of conversations with incoming leaders of the new House majority wraps up today with conversations with “Doc” Hastings, the new leader of the House Natural Resources committee, and Dr. Tom Price, who will chair the Republican Study Group.
I will wrap up the week witha conversation with novelist T. Jefferson Parker, who has turned his considerable talents to the issues surrounding the border with Mexico.
Iron River came out a year ago, and The Border Lords debuts on Monday. They ought to be read in order, and for those confused by the growing chaos south of our border they are excellent introductions to the complexity of the crisis engulfing Mexico, fast-paced and riveting but also illuminating as to the choices the United States has to make, and soon.