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Greg Abbott and George P Bush (Jeb's son who moved to Texas to run for office) attended a typical GOP fundraiser at a fancy mall in Houston recently, but this one seemed a bit different to the Chronicle reporter who wrote about the affair.  He says the GOP is "sounding alarms about the brains behind" Battleground Texas, the group registering Democrats to vote.  

Here's my favorite quote:

It wasn't a packed house — and the rank-and-file who came weren't the younger and Hispanic voters that Republicans acknowledge they need to stay in power. Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples, who said he thinks Davis' filibuster riled up Democrats enough to cost Republicans seats as soon as next November, reminded the audience that the party's average age of delegates is 58.
It is not too early folks.  Texas and Texans are ready to turn Texas blue.  h/t Michael Li @mcpli twitter.  

Originally posted to htowngenie on Sat Nov 30, 2013 at 08:42 PM PST.

Also republished by Turning Texas: Election Digest, TexKos-Messing with Texas with Nothing but Love for Texans, and Houston Area Kossacks.

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