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Wendy Davis Exaggerates Success Story: "I Need to Focus More on Details"
Townhall.com ^ | January 20, 2014 | Cortney O'Brien

Posted on 01/20/2014 2:15:21 PM PST by Kaslin

Texans are all too familiar with her story. State Senator Wendy Davis overcame hardship as a divorced teenage mother living in a trailer before eventually getting accepted into Harvard Law school and scoring political victories - at least, according to her campaign team. She and her staff have used this narrative to fundraise in the Texas governor’s race and media outlets like the Today show have gushed over her success story. Now, it turns out Davis has not been so “successful” in telling the whole truth about her past.

The Dallas Morning News is clarifying some of the state senator’s blurry details:

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.

But don’t worry, Davis has a good excuse for coloring her past:

"My language should be tighter," she said. "I’m learning about using broader, looser language. I need to be more focused on the detail."

New York Magazine calls Davis’s fabrication her campaign’s “first bump in the road.” First? Clearly, these editors haven’t been following Lone Star State politics. The Democratic senator’s exposed inaccuracy is just the latest in her “not ready for prime time” gubernatorial campaign. First it was absence on the campaign trail, then her inability to answer questions and recently her team’s “fuzzy math.” Not to mention, she has been avoiding the one issue for which she became famous, since it won’t get her many votes in the deeply conservative state.

Regardless of how fuzzy the details are in her background, if Davis wants to be governor of Texas, her story may not have a happy ending.

Another fun tidbit: #MoreFakeThanWendyDavis is trending on Twitter right now.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: demlies; texas; tx2014; wendydavis; wendydavisbio

1 posted on 01/20/2014 2:15:21 PM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Poor Windy. She wasn’t a struggling single mom after all, but is now a Democrat whore.


2 posted on 01/20/2014 2:16:27 PM PST by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: Kaslin; All

Looks like Wendy Davis also aborts the truth...


3 posted on 01/20/2014 2:17:21 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (Amnesty And Not Ending ObamaCare Will Kill GOP In 2014)
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To: IbJensen

Exactly


4 posted on 01/20/2014 2:18:05 PM PST by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: SeminoleCounty

She’s a liberal. What else do you expect?


5 posted on 01/20/2014 2:19:02 PM PST by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Kaslin

Lol jay Leno couldn’t write better stuff..this woman is too nutty for Bellevue..but of course she loves murdering babies so that’s a good thing on a Dem resume


6 posted on 01/20/2014 2:20:13 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Kaslin

I guess that sounds better than saying she should stop lying whenever she thinks she can get away with it.


7 posted on 01/20/2014 2:22:07 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: IbJensen

So Windy is not her name, but an appellation depicting a physical trait? Like a native American name?

‘Windy’ IS a lot easier to say than ‘Woman perpetually shooting her mouth off without a hint of truth or reason’.


8 posted on 01/20/2014 2:22:29 PM PST by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: Kaslin

Abortion Barbie is as fake as her Botoxed forehead. Her God-hating followers won’t care though, they’re used to voting for liars.


9 posted on 01/20/2014 2:22:44 PM PST by Deb (If you wanna laugh everyday, follow Deepak Chopra on Twitter)
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To: Kaslin

So, she was a gold-digging tart (at best) who dumped her Sugar Daddy as soon as she had her degree.

I hope she was a good time in the sack, and that the old guy is still grinning.


10 posted on 01/20/2014 2:24:27 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Kaslin

True can’t expect the truth from a lib


11 posted on 01/20/2014 2:26:42 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (Amnesty And Not Ending ObamaCare Will Kill GOP In 2014)
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To: Kaslin

What sums her up (outside being a moron) is what kind of mother voluntarily leaves her children and husband behind in Texas to attend Harvard (or any out of state school for 3 years)? There are several fine law schools in Texas and I rate them higher than any ivy league goober factory.


12 posted on 01/20/2014 2:29:03 PM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: Travis McGee

She love you long time...


13 posted on 01/20/2014 2:29:40 PM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: Kaslin

Nah, she just needs to lie better. And to those people on the left, they don’t care.


14 posted on 01/20/2014 2:29:54 PM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Kaslin

Will women vote for a woman who abandoned her children and paid child support to the father?


15 posted on 01/20/2014 2:34:01 PM PST by RginTN
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To: Kaslin

We only need look to the example of Senator Elizabeth Warren, (Marxist-Massachusetts), who invented the faux history of herself as an American Indian. This is a common behavior pattern with many of the really poorly wrapped liberals that try to make themselves seem to be “mainstream”.

Wendy Davis is plying this “poor little me” angle a little too hard, as she certainly got more than her share of “affirmations”, as clearly, she is at a level far above her competence, the “Peter Principle” (this is a real thing, and has nothing to do with finding the right guy to sleep with, though that probably happened too) as applied to elective office.

And even at that, she is WAY below the league that Herself, Madame Benghazi, the Cold & Joyless, has managed to self-promote to.


16 posted on 01/20/2014 2:34:57 PM PST by alloysteel (Obamacare - Death and Taxes now available online. One-stop shopping at its best!)
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To: Kaslin

“Need to focus more on details”

Oh.. got it. We’re expected to give her a Sandy Burglar pass.. “Oh, that’s just Wendy.. she’s just sloppy! Sloppy, sloppy, sloppy!!l

Sloppy.

Like her marriage to the Sugar Daddy.


17 posted on 01/20/2014 2:37:14 PM PST by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: Kaslin

She is another elizabeth warren.


18 posted on 01/20/2014 2:38:07 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: Kaslin
When they divorced in 2005, he was granted parental custody, and the girls stayed with him.

In the majority of custody cases, fathers have overwhelming odds against them unless they can prove the mother is unfit (a druggie, a drunk, whores around, indifferent, etc.) I hope opposition research gets the details about why she was an unfit mother before the general election.

Hmmm. Maybe this explains why Abortion Barbie is pro-abortion.

19 posted on 01/20/2014 2:38:45 PM PST by OrangeHoof (2001-2008: "Dissent Is Patriotism!" 2009-2016: "Dissent Is Racism!")
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To: RginTN

“Will women vote for a woman who abandoned her children and paid child support to the father?”

Well... not ALL women.. Just that 60% grouping that’ll give a sister a pass so long as she’s “pro-choice.”


20 posted on 01/20/2014 2:40:35 PM PST by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: Travis McGee

The low information voters won’t care.


21 posted on 01/20/2014 2:41:36 PM PST by StoneWall Brigade
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To: SeminoleCounty

It takes a great deal to see pappy get custody in a divorce, does it not? Were we lobbying the Haaavvaad professors too well?


22 posted on 01/20/2014 3:00:03 PM PST by sayfer bullets (“I didn’t leave the [---] party, the [---] party left me.” - Ronald Reagan)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Soon she’ll claim to be a hard working Miner, another Democrap way of saying she was a professional Gold Digger! .. ;)


23 posted on 01/20/2014 3:00:35 PM PST by carlo3b (Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad.. Henry Kissinger)
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To: OrangeHoof
In the majority of custody cases, fathers have overwhelming odds against them unless they can prove the mother is unfit..

That is being charitable at best, a woman that loses her kids are usually incarcerated for extended terms, or don't want them.. Or as in my case, I got the kids to shut me up.. My bet this is the true case..

The second husband's filing papers in her divorce case, when she gave up custody of her children, one from each marriage, claimed she was an adulteress.. The claim was dropped after she relinquished any claim to custody..

24 posted on 01/20/2014 3:11:51 PM PST by carlo3b (Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad.. Henry Kissinger)
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To: Kaslin

Wow, when several Texas newspapers expose her resume as at best deficient and at worst a fraud she is in trouble. And I never thought of the Dallas Morning News as conservative but it is pointing out the blemishes.


25 posted on 01/20/2014 3:16:33 PM PST by CedarDave (Fox News - Obama couldn't sign up for healthcare because the system couldn't verify his identity!)
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To: carlo3b

Are those filings public? Obummer managed to get his senatorial opponents sealed files opened.


26 posted on 01/20/2014 3:21:57 PM PST by outofsalt (If history teaches us anything it's that history rarely teaches us anything.)
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To: Kaslin

Another stinkin leftist liar? She’ll make a great president someday.


27 posted on 01/20/2014 3:39:40 PM PST by high info voter
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To: RginTN

This Texas woman will never vote for her for reasons of ignorance.

If Wendy’s brains were dynamite, she wouldn’t have enough to blow her nose.


28 posted on 01/20/2014 3:41:17 PM PST by patriotsoul
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To: Kaslin

She might be able to get away with embellishing(I’m being charitable with that word)the truth in a blue state like Connecticut, Illinois, or California but in Texas the good folks down there will send her to a crashing defeat in November. At least I hope so because if nut case liberals like Davis can actually win a statewide race in the Lone Star State then it means the Democrats may have a lock on the electoral college for a long time to come.


29 posted on 01/20/2014 3:44:31 PM PST by dowcaet
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To: outofsalt

The files have been disclosed in several news organizations, including CNN, and FOX.. The adultery claim can be Googled..

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2014/01/20/report-wendy-davis-life-story-more-complicated-than-compelling-narrative/


30 posted on 01/20/2014 3:45:41 PM PST by carlo3b (Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad.. Henry Kissinger)
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To: IbJensen
Poor Windy. She wasn’t a struggling single mom after all, but is now a Democrat whore.

Uh...

Welcome to the club?

31 posted on 01/20/2014 3:48:41 PM PST by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: Kaslin

LIAR, LIAR...pants on fire.


32 posted on 01/20/2014 4:19:10 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Kaslin

She went to Texas CHRISTIAN University. Yet she believes in murdering babies.


33 posted on 01/20/2014 4:57:20 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: VerySadAmerican

It’s just a name these days


34 posted on 01/20/2014 4:59:30 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: carlo3b

“Or as in my case, I got the kids to shut me up.” Please, explain.

The mother committing adultery does not enter into the equation in Texas. The courts simply wants to know where the kids will be better off. With that said, the court typically assumes the kids will be better off with the mother. In this case, I have a feeling she simply didn’t want them.


35 posted on 01/20/2014 5:04:52 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: VerySadAmerican

No dirty laundry from me out in public, however, I can relate to being given the children without contest, having information that could strain future relationships and reputations had the contest continued through the courts and became public..

I am suggesting that Ms Davis relinquished her custody battle to prevent the adultery accusation to come to fruition through the discovery process, in the court case, thus at least destroying any possible future political aspirations..

The other possibility is that she just didn’t want the kids, no matter how it looked, but that is a much better explanation for her uber-abortion stance..


36 posted on 01/20/2014 5:23:28 PM PST by carlo3b (Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad.. Henry Kissinger)
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To: LibLieSlayer
She is another elizabeth warren

Yeah but it worked for Fauxchahontas - really well, in fact.

To the 47%, the devil himself would be better than any republican. It will all be forgotten when the media remind all of us why this woman, while somewhat flawed is still better than any dried up old republican.

So what she spread her legs to get everything she has? She abandoned her kids? - only to serve the greater good . . .

She is a high priestess of abortion - trump card

37 posted on 01/20/2014 5:45:29 PM PST by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: atc23

Texas ain’t Massachusetts.


38 posted on 01/20/2014 5:47:21 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: alloysteel
Don’t forget our fearless leader. His autobiography is to a considerable extent fictitious.
39 posted on 01/20/2014 8:25:42 PM PST by RobbyS (quotes)
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To: atc23

She has two problems. She is in Texas and not commiechusetts and Texans are not the droids of that communist state.


40 posted on 01/21/2014 3:58:33 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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