The word "crisis" has become a ubiquitous term to describe California: Budget crisis, education crisis, water crisis, immigration crisis. Even state parks are, sadly, in a state of "crisis." With all these crises, it doesn't really surprise us that Californians picked up and left in droves last year. But what did throw us for a fun loop was to learn that most of those Golden State denizens left for, of all places, Texas -- where something is only considered a "crisis" when it's just not big enough.
Seriously, considering all the gay-hating, Sarah Palin-loving, meat-eating freaks there are in Texas, we just don't see how our blue blood could possibly flow in that direction. We would have expected the mass exodus to make its way to our sister states, such as Oregon or Washington. So aside from the fact there is no income tax there, why Texas?
Here's what we think: