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Wendy Davis’ Open Carry announcment
may cost her any chance of winning

Legal Insurrection, by William A. Jacobson

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/9/2014 5:47:11 AM

Start from the premise that Wendy Davis probably was going to lose the election against Greg Abbott no matter what. But probably wasn’t a sure thing. Abbott never was in Edwin Edwards territory: “The only way I can lose this election is if I’m caught in bed with either a dead girl or a live boy.” It didn’t help that Davis’s narrative of being a struggling teenage single mom who brought herself up by her bootstraps all the way to Harvard Law School fell apart. Davis always had the base, and maybe if she got lucky, if Republican turnout was low, and she

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Reply 1 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 2/9/2014 7:16:00 AM     (No. 9725225)

Abortion Barbie wearing six-guns is a bit of a jarring image.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 2/9/2014 7:17:25 AM     (No. 9725229)

FTA:"Let me tell you one thing. Given a choice between a Real Republican and a Democrat who talks like a Republican, Republicans will pick the Real Republican every damn time. And your base Democrats will stay at home. I have statistics to prove that."

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici, 2/9/2014 7:33:49 AM     (No. 9725244)

Somebody needs to explain the same thing to Republicans. Just as "Given a choice between a Real Republican and a Democrat who talks like a Republican, Republicans will pick the Real Republican every damn time." so will Democrats pick the real Democrat every time.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: krause, 2/9/2014 7:39:21 AM     (No. 9725250)

Not a good thing for her handlers to put on their resumes. Totally dumb move. She´s now a female Charlie Crist. They even kind of look alike.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Udanja99, 2/9/2014 8:05:12 AM     (No. 9725274)

FTA...however, I do expect the candidates I support to be honest with both me and themselves.

But she still voted for zippy twice. Wake up, honey. Demoncrats lie. All of them. All the time.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MOBeef4u, 2/9/2014 8:26:58 AM     (No. 9725300)

A Democrat woman is ticked off at Davis for pandering? Is this some kind of joke? Dems whole modus operandi is based on pandering. I guess it depends on who is being pandered to. I think Texas Republicans are smart enough to spot it, unlike their brethren across the aisle.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: 4freedom, 2/9/2014 8:35:18 AM     (No. 9725311)

She´s always got voter fraud she can count on, ala Al Franken.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: farmwife, 2/9/2014 9:13:36 AM     (No. 9725371)

It couldn´t possibly be that she is unqualified, not very bright, and running on one issue that Texans don´t like. No, if she loses it will be because she was on the ´wrong´ side of the gun issue.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/9/2014 9:36:59 AM     (No. 9725408)

Hmmm, Open carry of what?...a medical bag for Murder?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 2/9/2014 9:45:39 AM     (No. 9725429)

I´m old and have been a political junkie for all of my adult life, so I´ve seen pandering, and lots of it --from both sides, but this takes the Gold Medal. Seriously. If Pandering were and Olympic sport . . .

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Reply 11 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 2/9/2014 9:52:39 AM     (No. 9725437)

And, don´t forget the trademark pink sneakers, #1.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: enuf8, 2/9/2014 1:15:55 PM     (No. 9725679)

Wendy has already stated, as was reported earlier, that she carries a gun.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 2/10/2014 12:41:50 AM     (No. 9726152)

#12, is it a pink one--or at least a pink holster?

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