November 18, 2009 2:00 PM

Commentary: Hutchison needs to pick her fight

Based on the rhetoric coming from the senior senator from Texas over the past couple of weeks, you might think she was preparing to defend the Alamo itself. U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, in deciding to remain in the upper house of Congress while she runs for governor, has said she has to do what is best for Texas by fighting to the last stand against some pretty evil forces. The truth is Hutchison is in a high-stakes political game and is hedging her bets.

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