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Dems see bright future even in a loss (Wendy Davis)
The Politico ^ | June 22, 2014 | Anna Palmer and Katie Glueck

Posted on 06/22/2014 9:40:26 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Democrats are publicly rooting for Wendy Davis to turn Texas blue.

But privately, many of her supporters are resigned to her losing. And, already, some political operatives are pondering how she can stay politically relevant beyond November.

Davis is down by 12 points to opponent Greg Abbott in the race for governor, a disadvantage that many liberals believe could mean a blow-out in November.

But even if Davis suffers a big loss, she could still score a win for her political career — setting herself up as an important player in the party regardless of the final score.

It’s a political path followed by many candidates of both parties — from Sarah Palin to Mike Huckabee — who gain political power and influence even after losing an election.

Texas State Teachers Association public affairs director Ed Martin, who has worked for years in Texas politics with Davis, said her future is bright....

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


TOPICS: Texas; Campaign News; Parties
KEYWORDS: abortion; abortionbarbie; democrats; gop; gregabbott; huckabee; palin; republicans; texas; wendydavis
Sarah Palin and Mike Huckabee were already elected as governors, ladies. Apples and oranges.
1 posted on 06/22/2014 9:40:26 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Her future is about as bright as Biden.

Good riddance, Abortion Barbie.


2 posted on 06/22/2014 9:43:13 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Hail Satan” follows her to the last gasp of her political life.


3 posted on 06/22/2014 9:43:27 AM PDT by gusopol3
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Wendy Davis and Sandra Fluke.

Your Democrat “dream ticket” for 2024 when POTUS Lizzie Warren retires.

Of course Wendy will have to defeat Senator Michelle Robinson Obama in the primaries.


4 posted on 06/22/2014 9:44:02 AM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Make a new ‘RAT party position of High Priestess for Abortion Barbie. She promotes their prime sacrament — murdering babies by the trainload.


5 posted on 06/22/2014 9:45:22 AM PDT by twister881
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
So Davis' Abortion Barbie makeover isn't working with Texans? The 'RATS need to stand tough. More Mexican voters are on the way. This time they're bringing their "children".

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6 posted on 06/22/2014 9:45:56 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Feed the wacko enrviromentalists to the starving polar bears.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

BOL!

Abortion Barby Wendy will get smashed in the election.

Hopefully, the rat party will continue t love her and to donate money and time to try and make her relevant.

Comparing her to two elected governors is like comparing a Brownie scout member to a Seal Team Member re ability to handle and protect oneself.


7 posted on 06/22/2014 9:48:59 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obozo, the Sunni WonDoer, will not divert $'s from his war on Americans to help our Veterans!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Sarah Palin and Mike Huckabee were already elected as governors, ladies. Apples and oranges.

very true... and neither Palin nor Huckabee lost their governorships in an election... Davis has a ways to go to be compared with both Palin and Huckabee...

8 posted on 06/22/2014 9:55:03 AM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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... Ed Martin, who has worked for years in Texas politics with Davis, said her future is bright....

Well of course he's going to say something like that - What do you expect him to say? He works for her - he won't say she's a looser!

9 posted on 06/22/2014 9:56:04 AM PDT by Ken522
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Greg Abbott brings staunch conservatism, toughness to race for governor, but lacks Perry bravado
http://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/state-politics/20130713-greg-abbott-brings-staunch-conservatism-toughness-to-race-for-governor-but-lacks-perry-bravado.ece
13JUL2013

“I was deeply honored to stand side-by-side with him defending the state of Texas,” Cruz, who was solicitor general under Abbott, said in a written statement.


10 posted on 06/22/2014 9:56:11 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And Mike Huckabee isn’t all that influential, certainly not in the same league as Palin.


11 posted on 06/22/2014 10:00:18 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: latina4dubya

She’s what? A state senator? I could gain that office. Big deal.


12 posted on 06/22/2014 10:00:43 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: nascarnation

Just in time to go up against Chelsea Hubbell Rodham Clinton in 2028.


13 posted on 06/22/2014 10:01:25 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If it doesn't include border security, it isn't "reform." It's called "amnesty.")
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To: cripplecreek

I don’t think Gov. Palin pardoned any people who later went on to murder again, did she?


14 posted on 06/22/2014 10:02:14 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: twister881

I think Abortion Barbie should advocate for murdering all of those Central American children who are pouring across our border. Afterall, is just a matter of age. What difference, at this point, does a few years make?


15 posted on 06/22/2014 10:07:36 AM PDT by Ancient Man
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If she did, I’m sure the democrats would have let us know.


16 posted on 06/22/2014 10:15:04 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Viennacon

Oh yes, just like a generation ago Ann Richards was supposed to issue forth a new wave of Democrat domination in Texas...


17 posted on 06/22/2014 10:20:51 AM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: Viennacon

In the Democratic Party, being a criminal or just plan weird is a resume enhancer.


18 posted on 06/22/2014 10:36:07 AM PDT by Lake Living
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

12 points my @ss.


19 posted on 06/22/2014 11:10:29 AM PDT by manic4organic (It was nice knowing you, America.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If she wants a political future, she needs to leave Texas.


20 posted on 06/22/2014 11:12:04 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She has proven she is a pathological liar. Now she just needs to learn to make the lies believable to the low information voters and she will become one of the liberal elite.


21 posted on 06/22/2014 11:18:10 AM PDT by Senator_Blutarski
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To: ScottinVA

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22 posted on 06/22/2014 11:28:18 AM PDT by Maudeen ("End Times Warrior - Just a Sinner Saved by Grace")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Rush is right again. For liberals, losing is a resume enhancer.


23 posted on 06/22/2014 11:35:54 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (Every time you say no to a liberal, you make the Baby Barack cry.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Dem’s never see a bright future. They are filled with hate generally and specifically for America.


24 posted on 06/22/2014 12:01:42 PM PDT by mulligan (I)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Amazing exhibit if liberal media bias. Even when a leftwing candidate is about to get shellacked, the media continues with the glowing puff pieces. Meanwhile, in the article, it says Republicans are “terrified” of her future. LOL!


25 posted on 06/22/2014 2:39:53 PM PDT by nhwingut (This tagline is for lease)
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