CNN senior global affairs analyst Bianna Golodryga recently shared with her Twitter followers that she “can’t comprehend” how Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is willing to give Texans a chance to behave responsibility without the government telling them what to do:

But, while not everyone shared Golodryga’s — and her friend’s — anxiety, at least Slate national correspondent Will Saletan totally gets where she’s coming from:

Spoken like a true expert.

Ah. Well, that would certainly explain it.

What a shame Texas won’t be enjoying the pleasure of his company anytime soon.

And as far as his prediction about Texas’ impending economic disaster goes, well, let’s just see how it all plays out, shall we?