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Texas Race Has Democratic Party Squirming
Wall Street Journal, by Nathan Koppel

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Posted By:StormCnter, 3/22/2014 11:53:02 AM

AUSTIN, Texas—As it makes a bid for relevance in the Lone Star State, the Texas Democratic Party is contending with a "Kinky" problem. The state party had lined up a preferred slate of candidates under gubernatorial nominee Wendy Davis for this fall, as it seeks to win a statewide office for the first time since 1994. But Richard "Kinky" Friedman, a cigar-chomping, cowboy-hat-wearing humorist, crashed the party. He knocked out the establishment Democrats´ favored candidate, Hugh Asa Fitzsimons III, in this month´s primary for agriculture commissioner, a powerful position that oversees an agency with 700 employees and a $550 million annual

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This is what the Democrat Party in Texas has sunk to:
Wendy Davis and Kinky Friedman

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MDConservative, 3/22/2014 12:04:48 PM     (No. 9779807)

Kinky has been pretty popular around these parts, i.e. Lucianne.com, a few times, IIRC.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MissMolly, 3/22/2014 12:07:21 PM     (No. 9779810)

I remember, #1. Kinky Friedman attracts the voters who loved Pat Paulsen or Donald Trump. Unserious voters, in other words.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Winmag, 3/22/2014 12:08:02 PM     (No. 9779812)

I read that if you click on the Abortion Barby ad for contributions she pays a small fee to the website. I do it hoping it will cost her campaign a few bucks.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mws50, 3/22/2014 12:36:43 PM     (No. 9779858)

Does not matter. No democrat will win a State-wide election, and a bunch of them will lose their local elections, thanks to the DC imbeciles.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 3/22/2014 12:38:59 PM     (No. 9779863)

The more the Nazional DNC interferes in Texas elections, be they local or state, they will lose.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 3/22/2014 12:40:15 PM     (No. 9779866)

See, even Kinky thinks Greg Abbott is a shoo-in, otherwise he´d be running for governor.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Jntsrgn, 3/22/2014 12:43:09 PM     (No. 9779872)

Wendy Davis is going to lose in a landslide.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: enuf8, 3/22/2014 2:19:11 PM     (No. 9779964)

Ole! Kinky throwing a kink in the Dems plans. Now, who would have thought he could be useful?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: oh-heck, 3/22/2014 3:40:32 PM     (No. 9780031)

This is exactly the same as what is happening in the Republican Party. Why isn´t the press calling it a Democrat Party civil war?

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