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  •  I'll believe it (1+ / 0-)
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    when I see some polling showing Davis tied or ahead. I fully expect, despite this kind of crap, that Abbott will win by more than 10 points. A lot of people actually LIKE this kind of thing.

    “Republicans...think American standard of living is a fine thing--so long as it doesn't spread to all the people... And they admire of Government of the United States so much that they would like to buy it.” Harry S. Truman

    by fenway49 on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 08:34:07 AM PDT

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    •  Some people do like this crap (3+ / 0-)
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      TKO333, MikePhoenix, Eyesbright

      But some people don't, and some of those normally vote Republican.

      Perry/GWB took great pains not to run around offending women and Latinos.  There was a reason why Perry was offering in-state tuition to illegal immigrants who grew up in the state, and it's not because he has a heart.  Texas Republicans long understood that turning Latinos into a bloc vote for Democrats was a bad idea, but Abbott seems to have missed that lesson.

      It isn't 1990 any more, by any stretch, but I'm smelling a lot of Clayton Williams in the Abbott campaign.

      29, white male, TX-07 (current), TN-09 (born), TN-08 (where parents live now)

      by TDDVandy on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 10:35:10 AM PDT

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