Video: Houston's Annise Parker on The Colbert Report
by: Reeve Hamilton, The Texas Tribune, July 22, 2012 2:07:00 am
She was not there, as host Stephen Colbert joked, to pick up basketball star Jeremy Lin, who was recently acquired by the Houston Rockets after a headline-grabbing season with the New York Knicks. Instead, the discussion focused on the city of Houston.
Colbert was particularly interested in how a city in Texas could possibly have elected a mayor like Parker, who is openly gay. Parker was particularly interested in discussing her city's economy and growing job market.
Here's the video:
This article originally appeared in The Texas Tribune at http://www.texastribune.org/texas-politics/texas-political-news/video-houstons-annise-parker-colbert-report/.