A close up of Big Tex's belly from the photo directly above. Is that a face? Two faces?
Developing . . . Here's a video of the whole thing -- start to finish. Five minutes.
Edit: The initial smoke . . .
Edit: And we'll wrap it up with some on-the-spot comedy:
Edit: Ok, one more. As with other great American disasters, the mayor needs to show up. And tweet about it.
"I can hear you. The rest of the world hears you. And the
people who burned Big Tex down will hear from all of us soon."