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Wendy Davis running away from abortion?

posted at 12:43 pm on January 23, 2014 by

Here’s a nice catch by Andrew Johnson at The Corner. On the Wendy Davis campaign issues page, there seems to be something missing … you know, the something for which Davis is famous — or notorious:

She may owe her national stardom to her eleven-hour filibuster of a bill that bans abortions after 20 weeks, but now that she’s running for governor, Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is shying away from any mention of abortion on her campaign website.

In fact, she doesn’t even have a mention of “reproductive rights” in any context on the issues page. The only hit on “reproductive” on a Bing search of the website goes back to her filibuster against SB1 last year. The word “abortion” doesn’t come up at all.

She does brag about a filibuster, but it’s not the one that made her famous, Johnson reveals:

davis-filibuster

Even Wendy Davis knows that she’s too extreme for Texas on abortion.

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Has Child Abandonment or Gold Digger been added to her bio yet??

Rich on January 23, 2014 at 12:46 PM

She should also run away from the gubernatorial race…because she isn’t going to win.

GOPRanknFile on January 23, 2014 at 12:49 PM

As long as she keeps going to New York, Washington and California fundraisers, it won’t matter what she puts on her webpage, because her bi-coastal big money donors and the big media outlets there won’t allow her to run away from it (the only reason they even give a damn about Wendy Davis is because they got thrills up their legs at the idea of a third trimester abortion backer winning the governorship of Texas. If she drops that, she might as well not even bother with her out-of-state fundraisers, unless she’s already told them the abortion plank omission is only a temporary, tactical retreat).

jon1979 on January 23, 2014 at 12:51 PM

Wait a minute. I thought only guys on our side stepped in it when it comes to abortion.

CurtZHP on January 23, 2014 at 12:53 PM

You know, I am feeling kind of witch today. I think we need to see a picture of the log cabin little Wendy lived in with good old ATM Jeff.

Cindy Munford on January 23, 2014 at 1:04 PM

Abortion barbie realizes she’s not running in New York city?

gwelf on January 23, 2014 at 1:07 PM

I can assure our reporters here in Texas are easily as liberal as any on the east coast and will not get close to mentioning abortion in any context when addressing her. They have some heavy lifting to do.

DanMan on January 23, 2014 at 1:13 PM

It would be worth going to a campaign stop just to ask her if she were wearing a catheter.

TexasDan on January 23, 2014 at 1:14 PM

one picture of her at a Code Pink rally in SF or PP in some other state will damage her here…its going to be the quietist campaign in a long time

DanMan on January 23, 2014 at 1:29 PM

I predict a shrinking website & campaign as well.

22044 on January 23, 2014 at 1:32 PM

James O’Keefe, again.

“Stand with Wendy” was meant to be a slam on Abbott.

Fallon on January 23, 2014 at 1:33 PM

Why is she wasting time on running? I’m a Texan. She won’t win. Put in Kinky Friedman. At least he is entertaining.

neyney on January 23, 2014 at 1:53 PM

James O’Keefe, again.

“Stand with Wendy” was meant to be a slam on Abbott.

Fallon on January 23, 2014 at 1:33 PM

That’s not even the worst part. Their campaign workers are openly encouraging voter fraud.

Doughboy on January 23, 2014 at 2:22 PM

No one thought Wendy’s campaign was going to go full term.

Tom Servo on January 23, 2014 at 2:28 PM

Everyone runs away from abortion, even abortion backers.

thebrokenrattle on January 23, 2014 at 2:38 PM

James O’Keefe, again.

“Stand with Wendy” was meant to be a slam on Abbott.

Fallon on January 23, 2014 at 1:33 PM

This is awful. The only thing that gives me pause is that it’s from O’Keefe, but if true, this is terrible.

GOPRanknFile on January 23, 2014 at 2:39 PM

That’s hilarious.

In my TX congressional district, Democrats who run for US rep don’t even mention that they are Democrats. You have to look hard to even find a mention of their party on their campaign sites.

Dems who run for governor and want to avoid a complete blowout have to avoid all open contact with the national party.

juliesa on January 23, 2014 at 2:40 PM

I notice on that page in the picture, she says nice things about Texas.

All her out of state donors loathe Texas and Texans, and everything about us. That’s another thing she has to keep quiet on. That’s dirty money in my mind.

juliesa on January 23, 2014 at 2:46 PM

Their campaign workers are openly encouraging voter fraud.

Doughboy on January 23, 2014 at 2:22 PM

It’s what Democrats do.

It’s also why they scream “raaaaaacism!” any time some state tries to pass common-sense voter ID laws, or any other measures to improve electoral security. They know how easy, and how widespread, voter fraud currently is, and they also know that 99% of it benefits Democrats. They’ll do whatever it takes to keep the scam going.

AZCoyote on January 23, 2014 at 2:49 PM

Of course.

The point of the filibuster wasn’t to garner statewide attention, but national attention.

And now that she has that, she can talk about her other filibuster, and confuse the issue in voters minds.

Chris of Rights on January 23, 2014 at 2:50 PM

Fallon’s link about those disgusting battleground Texas people: what horrible things to say about Abbott, who’s a genuine nice guy. Those witches should know that TX collects more child support money from deadbeat parents than any other state because Abbott has made it a mission. He’s also big on going after the human traffickers who exploit women and children.

juliesa on January 23, 2014 at 2:53 PM

Those witches should know that TX collects more child support money from deadbeat parents than any other state because Abbott has made it a mission. He’s also big on going after the human traffickers who exploit women and children.

juliesa on January 23, 2014 at 2:53 PM

Well no wonder Abortion Barbie hates Abbott – she appears to be the epitomy of “deadbeat parent” – and talk about exploiting children……

dentarthurdent on January 23, 2014 at 2:58 PM

Wendy Davis is hanging up her rhetorically abortion blood stained pink shoes???

Say it isn’t so!

RJL on January 23, 2014 at 4:48 PM

James O’Keefe, again.

“Stand with Wendy” was meant to be a slam on Abbott.

Fallon on January 23, 2014 at 1:33 PM

This is awful. The only thing that gives me pause is that it’s from O’Keefe, but if true, this is terrible.

GOPRanknFile on January 23, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Dems know O’Keefe is not shooting blanks. Here’s NY’s Gov. Cuomo taking a page from Barky’s IRS manual, to use state agencies for punitive harassment of O’Keefe:

Conservative activist O’Keefe claims Cuomo targeting his group

bofh on January 23, 2014 at 11:25 PM

Ah, but our friends in Texas will help Wendy “Abortion Barbie” remember her (dark) roots.

Jaibones on January 23, 2014 at 11:55 PM

She should also run away from the gubernatorial race…because she isn’t going to win.

GOPRanknFile on January 23, 2014 at 12:49 PM

What’s the under/over on her withdrawal from the race?

roy_batty on January 24, 2014 at 10:05 AM