When TNR Learned that Kay Bailey Hutchinson was officially starting her gubernatorial campaign against Rick Perry, we decided to go into the archives, and we found a devastating profile from 1993. In it, Jacob Weisberg describes “the utter vacuousness of her views” and remarks that, in person, she behaves as “an automaton, releasing a trained, expressionless smile, but concealing any spark of human warmth.”

Click here to read the whole, brutal thing.