Analysis: Abbott’s icebreaker

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Gov. Greg Abbott meets with local El Paso leaders to discuss the coronavirus situation for the city and state on Aug. 13, 2020. Credit: Ivan Pierre Aguirre for The Texas Tribune

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Greg Abbott sounds like a guy who’s had both of his COVID shots. Such confidence!

The governor went to a Lubbock restaurant Tuesday to announce that he’s rescinding his coronavirus restrictions. No more mask requirements. No more capacity limits. None of it.