Kaufman County is one of the most insignificant of Texas' 254 counties. It's a bedroom community to Dallas, overwhelmingly white and Republican. They are less educated than the average Texan. Basically, Kaufman County is where the poor, white trash of Dallas live.
Two months ago a deputy district attorney was gunned down outside the Kaufman County courthouse when he arrived at work. Yesterday, the district attorney of Kaufman County and his wife were executed with an assault rifle when they answered the door to their home.
Suspicion has fallen on the Aryan Brotherhood. Certainly, the greater Dallas area has long been a comfortable home for several white supremacist organizations. And the Dallas region is renown as the murder capital of Texas with a murder rate twice that of New York City.
For as long as anyone can remember, racism and murder have been the favorite recreational activity of the greater Dallas area.