Lent has begun.
Let us see what some folks around have given up for Jesus:
Rick Armendariz (Forma Group): Blogging.
County Judge Veronica Escobar: Happy Hour.
Transportation Commissioner Ted Houghton: Being chismosa.
County Commissioner Vince Perez: Being the inner spoon.
State Representative Marisa Marquez: Whataburger. Seriously. She was on the right track losing weight, but something has happened.
State Senator Jose Rodriguez: Being relevant.
State Representative Mary Gonzalez: Women. Oh, I kid. Mary has never been into women. So for realz. Trains. Not talking about transportation.
Jaime Abeytia: Inappropriate sexual positions. Oh, who am I kidding? The man can barely do a push-up let alone an inappropriate sexual position. So for trill...employment.
Martin Paredes: His citizenship. That and Bobby Bowling's money. Oh, and copyright infringement.
City Representative Carl Robinson: Paying attention during City Council meetings.
Paul Foster: Rick Perry.
Deceased Commissioner Dan Haggerty: Crown. Oh, never mind. Haggerty has actually been good lately about being sober.
Taylor Moreno: Banging guys whose last names are NOT Moreno.
City Representative Cortney Niland: Being so charming.
District Attorney Jaime Esparza: Prosecuting Canutillo ISD Trustee Armando Rodriguez's DWI case. Oh, wait he gave that up a long time ago.
City Representative Candidate Peter Svarzbein: (CONTENT REMOVED AT THE REQUEST OF THE ADL)
Hector Montes: Chasing Stephanie.