Wendy Davis autobiography underwent some … revisions

posted at 12:01 pm on January 20, 2014 by Ed Morrissey

Let’s face it — Wendy Davis has as much chance of winning the gubernatorial election in Texas as Richard Sherman has as a candidate for Ambassador to Canada. Greg Abbott is outraising her on the campaign trail, and will likely outpace her on the hustings as well, and is considered a large favorite for a big win in November, despite Davis’ supposedly compelling biography. And as for that, it turns out to be less compelling than advertised anyway:

While her state Senate filibuster last year captured national attention, it is her biography — a divorced teenage mother living in a trailer who earned her way to Harvard and political achievement — that her team is using to attract voters and boost fundraising.

The basic elements of the narrative are true, but the full story of Davis’ life is more complicated, as often happens when public figures aim to define themselves. In the shorthand version that has developed, some facts have been blurred.

Davis was 21, not 19, when she was divorced. She lived only a few months in the family mobile home while separated from her husband before moving into an apartment with her daughter.

A single mother working two jobs, she met Jeff Davis, a lawyer 13 years older than her, married him and had a second daughter. He paid for her last two years at Texas Christian University and her time at Harvard Law School, and kept their two daughters while she was in Boston. When they divorced in 2005, he was granted parental custody, and the girls stayed with him. Wendy Davis was directed to pay child support.

Joel Pollak has more at Breitbart:

Wendy Davis, the Texas state senator whose filibuster for abortion rights made her a Democratic superstar and launched her campaign for governor, has admitted to the Dallas Morning News that she lied about key events in her life, including her first divorce. Davis may even have lied under oath, testifying in a federal lawsuit over redistricting that “I got divorced by the time I was 19 years old,” when in fact she was divorced at age 21.

Other missing details have included: her second husband paid her way through law school and she divorced him the day after the last payment was made; her ex-husband accused her in initial court filings of adultery, and was awarded custody of their two daughters; and she first ran for city council in Fort Worth as a Republican.

“My language should be tighter,” she said, admitting her campaign biography has been less than truthful.

Thomas Lifson (among others) wonders if “perjury is in play”:

Davis has portrayed herself as a 19 year old single mother, following her divorce, but in fact, she was 21 years old at the time of the divorce. She testified under oath in a federal lawsuit to being 19, though, so perjury may be in play.  But okay, perjury aside, shading two years off and making herself a minor is not that significant, buut it is an indication that she plays fast and loose with the data in order to make her situation look more pathetic and desperate. Not a good sign, and not the most important lie. It is the lies by omission that are most important.

No, perjury won’t be in play, at least not from a legal standpoint. For a prosecutor to sustain a perjury count, the lie under oath has to be purposeful and material to the matter at hand. Many people get forgetful about their age relative to events in their lives; I was just having this same problem discussing with friends about when I received a radiation treatment for Grave’s disease, which was a relatively significant event in my life. (I was off by five years, not two.) Furthermore, it wasn’t material to the matter at hand — the redistricting plan in Texas — and was offered as background for her testimony to describe her life as a young, single mother. Legally, Davis has nothing to worry about.

Politically, it might be another matter. She’s trying to market herself as a crusading truth-teller for women’s rights in a benighted state. It doesn’t help when your autobiography turns out to be as fact-challenged as Davis’ for that sales pitch. Her divorce from her second husband as he paid off her Harvard bill doesn’t look too meritorious, either, even if he’s still supportive of her as a person and candidate. Instead of being a crusading truth-teller, Davis looks a lot more like an untrustworthy opportunist … like many politicians.

Besides, Davis’ entire platform rests on the claim that abortion doesn’t kill human lives, an assertion rebutted by elementary biology and in opposition to science. Regardless of how one feels about the sanctity of human life, there’s simply no getting around the monstrous lie of abortion. That’s the most important lie of the Davis campaign, and the one that corrodes everything else it touches.

Update: Emily Zanotti’s take on the Davis biography adjustments had me laughing:

By “some facts,” the Dallas Morning News actually means, “basically everything.” The bones of the story are still intact, but when considering how to portray them to the media, Wendy glosses over some important details. A few highlights:

  • Wendy was actually 21, not 19, when she got a divorce from her first husband and had to move back into her parent’s trailer park home, where she lived only a few months before finding an apartment of her own for herself and her daughter. Now that might not seem like a big deal, but Wendy testified under oath, in a federal lawsuit regarding redistricting, that she was 19 when she got divorced. She’s lucky that wasn’t material to the case at hand, but she might want to think twice about volunteering incorrect information after she’s sworn to uphold the truth.
  • Jeff Davis, Wendy’s second husband, paid her way through Texas Christian University and then through Harvard Law School and cared for her first daughter and a second daughter they had shortly after they were married. He took out loans and cashed in his 401(K) to pay her way through school. They divorced in 2005, literally the day after Jeff Davis wrote his final check paying off her student loan:

Jeff Davis said that was right around the time the final payment on their Harvard Law School loan was due. “It was ironic,” he said. “I made the last payment, and it was the next day she left.

  • When she and Davis got a divorce (the court documents cite adultery on Wendy’s part but the final divorce decree makes no mention of any infidelity), she handed full custody of their daughter to her now ex-husband, stating that he was a “nurturing father” and that it was just “not a good time” for her. Because when you have shared children, the very first thing you think about when deciding on their future, is whether they fit in to your busy schedule. A future colleague would put Wendy’s priorities in perspective to the DMN:

“Wendy is tremendously ambitious,” he said, speaking only on condition of anonymity in order to give what he called an honest assessment. “She’s not going to let family or raising children or anything else get in her way.”

Basically, every country music song that’s ever come out of Texas was written about Wendy Davis.

All that’s missing is a truck and a dog, I guess.

Update: Emily responds:

A Toyota? In a country song in Texas? Not hardly:


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This is also a huuuuuge fraud, on-going, in front of our very eyes, to save Medicare funds for other applications, social eng. for ex.

Strictly on topic, when are the leftists not liars and thugs?

Schadenfreude on January 20, 2014 at 12:04 PM

Her whole problems is that she actually has a public biography.

Unlike, say, our President, who managed to remain a cipher right up to … well … now.

JEM on January 20, 2014 at 12:05 PM

Hillary/Wendy — 2016

Schadenfreude on January 20, 2014 at 12:06 PM

Wendy has lost her grip on the pole.

docflash on January 20, 2014 at 12:06 PM

When they divorced in 2005, he was granted parental custody, and the girls stayed with him. Wendy Davis was directed to pay child support.

To get such a decree is huuuuuge…you know the implications.

Schadenfreude on January 20, 2014 at 12:08 PM

Lemmee see her birth certificate…AND her college transcripts.

Galtian on January 20, 2014 at 12:08 PM

Other missing details have included: her second husband paid her way through law school and she divorced him the day after the last payment was made; her ex-husband accused her in initial court filings of adultery, and was awarded custody of their two daughters; and she first ran for city council in Fort Worth as a Republican.

My language should be tighter,” she said, admitting her campaign biography has been less than truthful.

For the way she said the bolded part she should NEVER win anything. That in and of itself is charlatanic.

Schadenfreude on January 20, 2014 at 12:09 PM

Living and dying by the sacrament of abortion.

WordsMatter on January 20, 2014 at 12:09 PM

She will claim victim rights on having to deal with a male dominated society and the left will be tolerant and forgive her.

Deano1952 on January 20, 2014 at 12:11 PM

Wendy’s a typical leftist, baby-killing…*rhymes w/ ‘door’.*
Go Greg Abbott GO!
Woo!

annoyinglittletwerp on January 20, 2014 at 12:11 PM

To get such a decree is huuuuuge…you know the implications.

Schadenfreude on January 20, 2014 at 12:08 PM

What could they possibly be?

EnglishRogue on January 20, 2014 at 12:11 PM

She had a child between age 19 and 21, and was married and divorced around the same time. She had another child later and left the children with their father to go to Harvard Law. And now she seems radically in favor of abortion?

She went to Harvard Law at the same time as the Obama’s?

She liked telling the story that she went from trailer park to Harvard Law, that is probably the story she told to get in there.

Fleuries on January 20, 2014 at 12:11 PM

We don’t like her because of her race.

Akzed on January 20, 2014 at 12:12 PM

If you were allowed to charge someone with perjury for lying about their age, you could put half of the women in this country in jail.

Maybe a good bit more than half.

Tom Servo on January 20, 2014 at 12:13 PM

Politically, it might be another matter. She’s trying to market herself as a crusading truth-teller for women’s rights in a benighted state…

That’s the most important lie of the Davis campaign, and the one that corrodes everything else it touches.

Not to forget that she’s a liar to the people of TX on her claim that she’s really pro life.

Schadenfreude on January 20, 2014 at 12:14 PM

You realize, of course, that exposing her lies about her personal life is horribly sexist?

By 2016 “sexist” will be the new “racist.”

myiq2xu on January 20, 2014 at 12:14 PM

What could they possibly be?

EnglishRogue on January 20, 2014 at 12:11 PM

Mothers almost exclusively get to keep the primary custody of the kids. There must be so much more in those docs…to have had the courts conclude that he keeps both kids…

Schadenfreude on January 20, 2014 at 12:15 PM

The dems love their liars though. You hate wimmins if you point her lies.

DanMan on January 20, 2014 at 12:16 PM

Next you’re going to tell me the pink sneakers were fake….

/Disillusioned and disappointed

There Goes the Neighborhood on January 20, 2014 at 12:16 PM

She’ll make the perfect mistress to Bill Clinton.

Schadenfreude on January 20, 2014 at 12:19 PM

Didn’t she wear Depend® underwear/diapers so she could piss herself while filibustering?

OmahaConservative on January 20, 2014 at 12:20 PM

Perhaps she should have just married a governor of Texas, seem a more likely M.O. for her. I love feminists, men are unnecessary except when they aren’t. Very convenient.

Cindy Munford on January 20, 2014 at 12:22 PM

There must be so much more in those docs…to have had the courts conclude that he keeps both kids…

Schadenfreude on January 20, 2014 at 12:15 PM

Schad, maybe it’s as simple as her not wanting to be punished with the burden of having to take care of her babies.

They teach them all the same up in Cambridge.

CTSherman on January 20, 2014 at 12:22 PM

This is really a disaster for the Democrats, and makes them look totally incompetent. The money Davis has raised for her pointless campaign is sorely needed by other Democrats in more competitive races. The Democrats were idiots to invest in someone so weak as candidate, and apparently without looking more closely at her background. While I’m fairly certain most of the media will protect here, there’s a chance she could become a laughingstock nationally, and a liability for Democrats outside of Texas.

EricW on January 20, 2014 at 12:23 PM

Lying liars always lie. And as Schadenfreude pointed out above, the fact that her husband was awarded custody and child support, speaks VOLUMES about the reprehensible personal character of this…. person.

Harbingeing on January 20, 2014 at 12:25 PM

There must be so much more in those docs…to have had the courts conclude that he keeps both kids…

Schadenfreude on January 20, 2014 at 12:15 PM

The reason? She agreed to it. The first kid wasn’t even his. Had she demanded child support and temporary alimony she would have gotten it in Texas. Not an unusual situation at all. That she lied about is going to be her problem.

DanMan on January 20, 2014 at 12:26 PM

The ‘Injun’ senator from Mass/Wendy Davis — 2016

…now, that would make Hillary’s day…

Schadenfreude on January 20, 2014 at 12:26 PM

Schadenfreude on January 20, 2014 at 12:15 PM

MMMM-not so fast w/ that one.
While my ex and I had joint custody of Spawn-he was raised mostly by his dad. I didn’t have maternal instinct, and had no desire/lacked the means to be a full-time mom.
My ex was/ is a good, stable guy. That was what my son needed.
When it comes to the custody thing-I won’t judge Abortion Barbie on that.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 20, 2014 at 12:26 PM

I agree with Ed that her misstatement about her age when she was divorced is a big nothing burger.

Ted Torgerson on January 20, 2014 at 12:28 PM

How bad must WD be that they not only gave her ex-husband sole custody of their daughter, but also her daughter from a previous marriage? Not winning “Mom of the Year” any time soon.

BigAl on January 20, 2014 at 12:28 PM

Not that I’m any paragon of virtue, but I was also awarded sole custody of my children and child support from the ex in my 1995 divorce. I know a little about what character traits the court considers unfit for motherhood. Wendy Davis must be a real piece of work.

Harbingeing on January 20, 2014 at 12:29 PM

Maybe she simply didn’t want the hassles involved with being a single mom. I had a SIL who was that way so my brother got the kids by default…

OmahaConservative on January 20, 2014 at 12:30 PM

Let’s face it — Wendy Davis has as much chance of winning the gubernatorial election in Texas as Richard Sherman has as a candidate for Ambassador to Canada.

She has an uphill climb, there’s no doubt. But I think her chances are better than we might think. Don’t underestimate a relatively attractive female Democrat with the publicity she’s getting. She gets a 2-3 point boost in the polls merely for being a woman, and at least a 5 point boost on the publicity wave she’s riding.

So, everything being even, Abbot would have to be 8 points better than her. He probably is, but probably not much more than that. A significant stumble at the right moment and Davis could easily swoop into the Governor’s chair.

No, I don’t even want to think about it, but politics being what they are, you have to.

Chris of Rights on January 20, 2014 at 12:31 PM

Wendy Davis/P*ssed Shoes/2016!
(sarc)

canopfor on January 20, 2014 at 12:32 PM

Roll your eyes all you want at the following:

I’m glad the dilemma with the brain dead woman with the 20 week fetus and a husband/family that wants her off life support is happening now in Fort Worth and not later. I live in Ft Worth and I know how she got Republican women to cross over and vote for her.

Marcus on January 20, 2014 at 12:32 PM

Not that I’m any paragon of virtue, but I was also awarded sole custody of my children and child support from the ex in my 1995 divorce. I know a little about what character traits the court considers unfit for motherhood. Wendy Davis must be a real piece of work.

Harbingeing on January 20, 2014 at 12:29 PM

Oh Please! This Davis woman is a paragon of Virtue and good
character…compared to that absolutely UNFIT MOTHER
from Alaska!!!

Just ask any Dem, they’ll tell you!!

ToddPA on January 20, 2014 at 12:33 PM

In case everyone hasn’t read the entire thing, her daughter by her first marriage was 21 and in college at the time of the divorce, so she really didn’t play into the custody situation. Just to be a witch, I wonder if she went to school on a scholarship?

Cindy Munford on January 20, 2014 at 12:34 PM

MMMM-not so fast w/ that one.
While my ex and I had joint custody of Spawn-he was raised mostly by his dad. I didn’t have maternal instinct, and had no desire/lacked the means to be a full-time mom.
My ex was/ is a good, stable guy. That was what my son needed.
When it comes to the custody thing-I won’t judge Abortion Barbie on that.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 20, 2014 at 12:26 PM

Except that she used her motherhood as a political resume enhancer, so this is fair play to look at.

You had joint custody; she didn’t. There’s a reason for that. There seems to be flat-out abandonment issues here.

theCork on January 20, 2014 at 12:36 PM

Mothers almost exclusively get to keep the primary custody of the kids. There must be so much more in those docs…to have had the courts conclude that he keeps both kids…

Schadenfreude on January 20, 2014 at 12:15 PM

She willingly gave up her custody rights to pursue her career. Sort of an ex-post facto abortion.

Which is much better that the kind she’s promoting, of course.

kcewa on January 20, 2014 at 12:36 PM

In case everyone hasn’t read the entire thing, her daughter by her first marriage was 21 and in college at the time of the divorce, so she really didn’t play into the custody situation. Just to be a witch, I wonder if she went to school on a scholarship?

Cindy Munford on January 20, 2014 at 12:34 PM

Thanks for pointing this out. I think there is plenty to nail her on w/o dragging the custody thing into the fray…

OmahaConservative on January 20, 2014 at 12:37 PM

So this thing, got pregnant by her second husband so she could corner him into paying for law school? The left is pathetic. Not because incidents like this are the sole property of the left, but because they have no problem attempting to white wash her sh!tty past and holding her up as this role model for little tweens every where.

JAGonzo on January 20, 2014 at 12:37 PM

Chris of Rights on January 20, 2014 at 12:31 PM

He would be wise not to touch her “autobiography” and just let it come out on its own. Although the husband seems to still be supportive, he seems to be the source for a lot of the clarification. I think he is handling it very nicely.

Cindy Munford on January 20, 2014 at 12:37 PM

This woman is vile. May God have mercy on her soul when she shows up before Him in her blood soaked sneakers.

NotCoach on January 20, 2014 at 12:38 PM

The Rush Limbaugh Show

LIVE STREAMING:

http://tunein.com/radio/The-Rush-Limbaugh-Show-p20617/

canopfor on January 20, 2014 at 12:39 PM

Killery’s life story underwent some revision, too. Same with Fouxcahontas Warren. And then there is…Barack…formerly known as Barry, not to mention his grifter wife.

These kinds of things never stick to ‘rats. The country has decided: democrats lie…and that’s A-OK with them.

Rational Thought on January 20, 2014 at 12:39 PM

I thought Fauxcahontas was about as shameless and low someone could stoop – but Abortion Barbie is taking it to a new level of low.

It speaks volumes that she’s a role model and idol for so many vapid and clueless ideologues.

Athos on January 20, 2014 at 12:40 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on January 20, 2014 at 12:26 PM

Apples and oranges

Schadenfreude on January 20, 2014 at 12:42 PM

OmahaConservative on January 20, 2014 at 12:37 PM

I don’t have any problem going after her on the custody, I just want to be accurate. The way I see it, she bailed on these girls, twice. Once to go to Harvard (no law schools nearby?) and then once when she decided it was (finally) time to go out on her own and make a name for herself. I noticed that the husband got her entrance into the political world also.

Cindy Munford on January 20, 2014 at 12:42 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on January 20, 2014 at 12:26 PM

You are not alone in your decision regarding your children. I made the same decision and while I pay hefty child support, my kids and I have a strong relationship, I am on more than good terms with their father and although I suffer “punishments” for my decision (i.e, missing school event, etc.), I still believe that the decision we made (no decree from the court, we mediated our divorce) was the right one for the kids. Do I have regrets…YOU BET. I too won’t judge Abortion Barbie on her custody issues,but that is the least of it when it comes to everything else.

ihasurnominashun on January 20, 2014 at 12:42 PM

Rational Thought on January 20, 2014 at 12:39 PM

Didn’t Killery try to claim she was named after Sir Edmund Percival Hillary six years before his claim to fame?

OmahaConservative on January 20, 2014 at 12:43 PM

She’ll be crying soon. And between her sobs saying “How dare these evil Republicans question my love for my children?!”

And then the story will become how Republicans like to bully poor single “moms.”

Rational Thought on January 20, 2014 at 12:44 PM

What difference does it make?
And did I mention I am a Cheyenne medicine woman?
wendy

pat on January 20, 2014 at 12:44 PM

Cindy Munford on January 20, 2014 at 12:42 PM

We already knew she wasn’t mother of the year by virtue of the fact she promotes abortion. Only a monster does that…

OmahaConservative on January 20, 2014 at 12:46 PM

“My language should be tighter,” she said, admitting her campaign biography has been less than truthful.

I thought the official term was “I misspoke” when someone on the left lies.

bw222 on January 20, 2014 at 12:47 PM

Schadenfreude on January 20, 2014 at 12:15 PM

It’s probably as simple as she didn’t want custody, & husband had already been Mr. Mom while she was in law school thousands of miles away.

But, she should’ve had someone advise her that this kind of information is (or should be!) political kryptonite, especially if you play fast & loose with the facts.

cs89 on January 20, 2014 at 12:47 PM

Marcus on January 20, 2014 at 12:32 PM

No surprise that you support murdering that baby.
I pray that life wins out. They can pull the plug AFTER the baby is viable!

annoyinglittletwerp on January 20, 2014 at 12:48 PM

@emzanotti A Toyota? That doesn’t qualify as a “truck” in country songs, especially in Texas. It’s an open-air back-end sedan.

— Ed Morrissey (@EdMorrissey) January 20, 2014

Hold on there pardner’:

They are trying hard.

Not that I would go for one over a Ford if they were half the price.

cozmo on January 20, 2014 at 12:49 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on January 20, 2014 at 12:26 PM

Sounds like you did the right thing for all concerned.

kcewa on January 20, 2014 at 12:49 PM

When they divorced in 2005, he was granted parental custody, and the girls stayed with him. Wendy Davis was directed to pay child support.

To get such a decree is huuuuuge…you know the implications.

Schadenfreude on January 20, 2014 at 12:08 PM

maybe the judge took away her babies..
because she didn’t abort them when she had the chance..
like any good liberal would do..

going2mars on January 20, 2014 at 12:49 PM

I thought the official term was “I misspoke” when someone on the left lies.

bw222 on January 20, 2014 at 12:47 PM

That’s just her loose language getting in the way again.

NotCoach on January 20, 2014 at 12:49 PM

OmahaConservative on January 20, 2014 at 12:46 PM

I’m sure her support of abortion on demand regardless of the length of the mother’s(?) pregnancy was just a gift for her daughters.

Cindy Munford on January 20, 2014 at 12:51 PM

Roll your eyes all you want at the following:

I’m glad the dilemma with the brain dead woman with the 20 week fetus and a husband/family that wants her off life support is happening now in Fort Worth and not later. I live in Ft Worth and I know how she got Republican women to cross over and vote for her.

Marcus on January 20, 2014 at 12:32 PM

While I’m tempted to declare that BS, do tell us her grand secret.

nobar on January 20, 2014 at 12:51 PM

When they divorced in 2005, he was granted parental custody, and the girls stayed with him. Wendy Davis was directed to pay child support.

So she takes out her frustration on the unborn?

Gold-digging baby killer.

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(FYI, if interested, I made another comment in Jazz’ “science research is crap” thread.)

davidk on January 20, 2014 at 12:51 PM

Pols in general and demorats in particular so often seem to need to revise their backgrounds.

Too many ‘rats running around who said they served in Vietnam only to discover they didn’t actually enter Vietnam, just heard about it while reading a pamphlet in the Army recruiting office.

Bishop on January 20, 2014 at 12:52 PM

Those of you with ‘issues’ on her decree, giving up the child/children, though one was 21…paying him support…comparing to your unique situations…

Staring right at us is her hypocrisy of claiming to have had such a “challenged” life as a young mother, growing up with all that ‘pain’, bla, bla, bla…she even claims to be “pro-life”, no kidding…

…then finding out all that was reported by Ed and quotes…We don’t know, nor would even care about her divorce, had she not lied and made all the wondrous claims.

Schadenfreude on January 20, 2014 at 12:52 PM

While I am not suggesting that her giving up custody to her husband wasn’t the right thing, since she appears to be a self center witch, I am saying it doesn’t play well in fly over country.

Cindy Munford on January 20, 2014 at 12:53 PM

Heh, it was the holy ghost :)

Schadenfreude on January 20, 2014 at 12:53 PM

I wonder if she will kiss babies while campaigning?

Cindy Munford on January 20, 2014 at 12:53 PM

Wendy’s second husband, paid her way through Texas Christian University and then through Harvard Law School and cared for her first daughter and a second daughter they had shortly after they were married. He took out loans and cashed in his 401(K) to pay her way through school. They divorced in 2005, literally the day after Jeff Davis wrote his final check paying off her student loan:
Jeff Davis said that was right around the time the final payment on their Harvard Law School loan was due. “It was ironic,” he said. “I made the last payment, and it was the next day she left.

One way to “work” your way through school.

kcewa on January 20, 2014 at 12:54 PM

Cindy Munford on January 20, 2014 at 12:51 PM

Yep. I’ll never understand how any ‘mother’ who has given birth and the precious gift of a baby can support such a monstrous evil…

OmahaConservative on January 20, 2014 at 12:55 PM

According to Breitbart, Davis started divorce proceedings against Husband #2 the day after the last tuition payment was made:

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/01/19/Liar-in-Pink-Shoes-Wendy-Davis-s-Composite-Life

bw222 on January 20, 2014 at 12:56 PM

I wonder if she will kiss babies while campaigning?

Cindy Munford on January 20, 2014 at 12:53 PM

Well played, darlin’

OmahaConservative on January 20, 2014 at 12:57 PM

Anybody remember the movie Summer Rental with John Candy?

The woman in that one who pays him a visit to show off her
“new” Chest is Wendy Davis…..

“It was either these, or a new power tool for Stanley”.

ToddPA on January 20, 2014 at 12:57 PM

I am sure Brian Williams will be covering this in depth on tonight’s newscast. Sarc.

bw222 on January 20, 2014 at 1:00 PM

The dems want Texas blue.There are alot of Electoral votes to steal.Her money is mostly from out of state.There will be mega voter fraud for this election.If Texas goes blue the repubs will never win the WH in our lifetimes.

docflash on January 20, 2014 at 1:01 PM

Wendy Davis is all too typical of divorcees. That tuition story makes her sound just like my ex. Don’t forget, guys, women do this because they feel they are entitled to do this.

Nomennovum on January 20, 2014 at 1:03 PM

docflash on January 20, 2014 at 1:01 PM

We have voter ID.
Now…if only we’d stop printing our ballots in languages other than English…

annoyinglittletwerp on January 20, 2014 at 1:04 PM

If Texas goes blue amnesty passes the repubs will never win the WH in our lifetimes.

docflash on January 20, 2014 at 1:01 PM

Yet, the majority of the HA authors support amnesty.

bw222 on January 20, 2014 at 1:07 PM

bw222 on January 20, 2014 at 1:00 PM

On the schedule right after Benghazi.

Cindy Munford on January 20, 2014 at 1:07 PM

Let’s not forget this gem from HotAir: Wendy D: “don’t you hate it when politicians use abortion to further their own ambitions . . .?”

http://hotair.com/archives/2013/07/01/wendy-davis-dont-you-hate-it-when-politicians-use-abortion-to-further-their-own-career-ambitions/

BigAlSouth on January 20, 2014 at 1:11 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on January 20, 2014 at 1:04 PM

Regardless, it could get as interesting as 2006.

The dems are ready to throw all kinds of sand into the gears.

cozmo on January 20, 2014 at 1:11 PM

Don’t worry, DailyKos loves this type of thing and will have a front page story on it in 3…2….1.

lostinjrz on January 20, 2014 at 1:14 PM

On the schedule right after Benghazi.

Cindy Munford on January 20, 2014 at 1:07 PM

And just before fast and Furious.

bw222 on January 20, 2014 at 1:20 PM

cozmo on January 20, 2014 at 1:11 PM

Lubbock’s jihadist population is growing. You can bet that those unpleasant people won’t vote GOP.
Yeah-the area’s still very conservative-but if measures aren’t taken to curb the expansion of that particular…demographic…10-20 years from now it won’t be.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 20, 2014 at 1:21 PM

****************** WendyGate ******************************!!!

canopfor on January 20, 2014 at 1:21 PM

Other missing details have included: her second husband paid her way through law school and she divorced him the day after the last payment was made

So is this what she calls putting herself through law school? And how do you call yourself a single mother if you don’t have full custody of your kids? Only an opportunistic idiot writes a bio full of lies and expects no one will find out.

scalleywag on January 20, 2014 at 1:31 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on January 20, 2014 at 1:21 PM

The population growth in much of Texas has been astounding. I am seeing the demographics in my, and nearby, neighborhoods (most blue majority, one red) changing dramatically. Five story super mixed use apartment complexes in inner city Dallas, who’ed ah thunk it?

There is already grumbling about the Texas voter ID law. Look for a federal to attempt to put a stop to it before November.

cozmo on January 20, 2014 at 1:34 PM

scalleywag on January 20, 2014 at 1:31 PM

It doesn’t matter to dems. Most of whom are ignorant idiots.

cozmo on January 20, 2014 at 1:36 PM

Davis claims the money for her Harvard tuition came from common funds earned by herself and her husband.

Where did she work: the Jackrabbit Ranch?

bw222 on January 20, 2014 at 1:36 PM

Someone in the press is vetting progressive candidates? Is this that non-lapdog adversarial press thing that I’ve heard rumors about?

Kaisersoze on January 20, 2014 at 1:40 PM

So her background is pretty much a total lie.
Isn’t that a resume enhancer for Dems?
It sure didn’t hurt 0barky or Fauxcahontas all that much…..

dentarthurdent on January 20, 2014 at 1:40 PM

Only an opportunistic idiot writes a bio full of lies and expects no one will find out.

scalleywag on January 20, 2014 at 1:31 PM

0barky and Fauxcahontas?

dentarthurdent on January 20, 2014 at 1:41 PM

Thanks for pointing this out. I think there is plenty to nail her on w/o dragging the custody thing into the fray…

OmahaConservative on January 20, 2014 at 12:37 PM

In that case, you’re not thinking like a Democrat.

vityas on January 20, 2014 at 1:41 PM

If she was a Republican, her divorce papers would have already been on the front page, with the adultery claims in a bold font.

Cindy Munford on January 20, 2014 at 1:44 PM

I wonder how this is going to play with the MSNBC and HuffPo crowd? To me the biggest take away is she was willing to give up her children for a political career; if she will sell out her children, what will she do to her constituents?

Tater Salad on January 20, 2014 at 1:48 PM

Wendy’s a typical leftist, baby-killing…*rhymes w/ ‘door’.*
Go Greg Abbott GO! Woo!
annoyinglittletwerp on January 20, 2014 at 12:11 PM

Now, now… it’s not nice to call any woman a boar.
Or is it bore?

Marcola on January 20, 2014 at 1:52 PM

Tater Salad on January 20, 2014 at 1:48 PM

My travels show me that the same people who have said the most awful things about Gov. Palin, are horrified at even the slightest bad press for this little princess.

Cindy Munford on January 20, 2014 at 1:54 PM

I saw a SmartCar the other day with an “I Stand With Wendy”(complete with pick tennis shoe) sticker on it’s bumper. There aren’t too many SmartCars in Texas.

NOMOBO on January 20, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Even when she was trying to do damage control, she still had her fingers crossed.

Blake on January 20, 2014 at 2:07 PM

This woman is vile. May God have mercy on her soul when she shows up before Him in her blood soaked sneakers.

NotCoach on January 20, 2014 at 12:38 PM

Please. Any god worth its salt would destroy this woman and her ilk.

SouthernGent on January 20, 2014 at 2:09 PM

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