"He is losing the war. The body armor he supplies to his troops in political warfare – money money money – is ineffective against the enemy's ideological fervor for better public schools. The more he flouts his assets – James Leininger, Bob Perry – the more the enemy regards him as a symbol of decadence and is determined to rise up against him. He is responsible for the largest casualty rate his troops have suffered in decades."
– Paul Burka on TexasMonthly.com, calling for Republican Rep. Tom Craddick to resign as Texas House Speaker