I consider New Braunfels my hometown. I am very proud of it. But lately, I have begun to think that there is a weakness in New Braunfels that we are mistaking for strength.
There have been several reported incidents of members of the Trump Train shouting racial slurs and their social media has included threats to minority citizens. I can produce evidence of each of these things. Members of the Trump Train coordinated a visit to a business in the town’s Gruene Historical District, a major source of income for our tourism industry, to yell and intimidate the store owners to drop their coronavirus mask policy, in front of other customers.