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The Wendy Davis story
Dallas Morning News, by Editorial

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Posted By:garnet, 1/22/2014 8:45:19 AM

The bare-bones Wendy Davis story — the one without embellishment — is sufficiently inspiring as a matrix for defying expectations. The daughter of a teenage mother and a teenage mother herself, Davis managed to beat the odds by getting a college education and Ivy League law degree, then launching a political career that’s brought her national adulation. But since Davis’ Democratic gubernatorial ambitions caught fire last year, “facts have been blurred” in the retelling of her life’s story, as reported Sunday by this newspaper’s senior political writer, Wayne Slater.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: StormCnter, 1/22/2014 8:48:28 AM     (No. 9700942)

Good on ya, DMN editors! It´s good to see you at least attempting to be unbiased in a state race, even if it´s mostly meant to protect Wayne Slater.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Starlady, 1/22/2014 8:49:55 AM     (No. 9700944)

Her story sounds to me like she found herself a Sugar Daddy to marry to achieve her goals then discarded him as soon as his purpose was completed. How inspiring.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mathman, 1/22/2014 8:57:55 AM     (No. 9700951)

Just what we need.
Another John F´n Kerry.
Another skilled (?) liar.
Watch out, Texas.
You are going to get your wallets emptied.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: RayLRiv, 1/22/2014 9:13:59 AM     (No. 9700965)

ALL DemoRATS are skilled liars and users.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: cThree, 1/22/2014 9:22:38 AM     (No. 9700974)

#1 What are you thinking? The DMN editors are going to hurt themselves sucking up that hard, framing her lies in a "fuller picture" that´s "less useful as a political narrative."

An honest headline over that editorial would have been something like, The Wendy Davis lies are OK with us (we´re all liberals here).



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Reply 6 - Posted by: Udanja99, 1/22/2014 9:29:15 AM     (No. 9700983)

Back pedaling?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/22/2014 9:38:15 AM     (No. 9700996)

Quote: "Davis managed to beat the odds by getting a college education and Ivy League law degree, then launching a political career"
...all paid for by someone else...and she takes credit for doing it all herself.

Another lying Lib...

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Reply 8 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 1/22/2014 9:45:49 AM     (No. 9701009)

Sounds like she employed some of the tools used in the world´s oldest profession to get what she wanted.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: VAPMAN, 1/22/2014 9:48:58 AM     (No. 9701015)

Harvard Law School seems really good at teaching their students to lie.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Pros7767, 1/22/2014 9:52:34 AM     (No. 9701024)

She not only discarded her husband, but she discarded her 2 children as well. Given her propensity for lying, they´re much better off with their father who sounds like a good and decent man.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ru4us, 1/22/2014 9:52:55 AM     (No. 9701025)



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Reply 12 - Posted by: ru4us, 1/22/2014 10:12:39 AM     (No. 9701049)

Oops!

So what? It seems that at least nightly, we´re told by some pundit, that we expect our politicians to lie. During the Clinton years, it was we expect all husbands to cheat.
So here it is, a partial answer to one of the mysteries of the Universe: From where do values come? In our lifetime, we´ve seen fidelity and honesty replaced with tolerance, and industry, with diversity.

This is truly amazing, considering the origin of the former values. These came from ancient writings that were for millenia, universally accepted, as WISDOM.

Our new emperor has decreed that we should be having lots of conversations. I would suggest we should start with: Just what do we want as values? Everything else would work itself out, once we got that right.


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Reply 13 - Posted by: happy conservative, 1/22/2014 10:16:17 AM     (No. 9701059)

She´s just another liberal woman. Getting famous and popular because of a liberal man. Hillary, Michelle, Nancy, you name ´em.

They thought they had this one because she was adequately attractive and had a "back story". But the truth is uglier than their fiction.

As for the DMN, this was a cya story. The dems can never handle true gender equality in media. Remember Sarah Palin? Badgered, followed, and ridiculed for being a loving mom in a solid marriage. Then remember Hillary and Rick Lazio. He showed her a paper which turned into him bullying her at a debate. Whiners and wimps, all of ´em.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Northcross, 1/22/2014 10:22:36 AM     (No. 9701072)

I like the part about "refocusing" the narrative, which means backtracking from the outright lies. School aged kids are advised strongly not to "refocus" their stories about the missing cookies.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: JAN, 1/22/2014 10:27:31 AM     (No. 9701077)

The true definition of a grafter.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 1/22/2014 10:31:34 AM     (No. 9701081)

The DMN knows Wendy Davis stands a snowballs chance in hell of getting elected, therefore they can report straight up to shore up their "unbiased" bonfides. /s

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Mai Bad, 1/22/2014 10:33:50 AM     (No. 9701083)

Yo..yo..Sounds like she banged her way through school?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: tomanderson61, 1/22/2014 10:39:42 AM     (No. 9701093)

"The bare-bones Wendy Davis story — the one without embellishment — is sufficiently inspiring as a matrix for defying expectations."

Inspiring? Big deal. I was on my own at 19, worked through college working two jobs (three in the summer), living on four nights sleep, surviving in a lousy apartment, but put money away and had my first home at 23, a nicer one at 25.

I was responsible and didn´t get anyone pregnant.

I guess I am so freaking inspiring, along with the millions of others who have done the same and more.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 1/22/2014 10:49:00 AM     (No. 9701106)

She´s a whore. A money grubbing whore, who´s now taken it to an art form.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: web, 1/22/2014 10:57:55 AM     (No. 9701120)

I fail to see what is so inspiring about marrying an older man for his money, having him raise the children and letting him pay for your education, then leaving him the day after he pays off the last of your student loans. Apparently everyone in her life are there simply to be used until no longer useful. Typical liberal sociopath.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: rochow, 1/22/2014 11:00:34 AM     (No. 9701123)

Actually, she shows all the qualifications of a Dem.Lies, lies, lies....and I am sure if one digs deeper more lies will appear. Excellent article!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Arizona Chief, 1/22/2014 11:23:58 AM     (No. 9701156)

With few exceptions, every idiot in government has attended either Harvard or Yale. Add Wendy to the list.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/22/2014 11:24:07 AM     (No. 9701157)

"... a political career that’s brought her national adulation."

ROFL Wha-a-a-at?

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Reply 24 - Posted by: odinsacolyte, 1/22/2014 11:45:03 AM     (No. 9701183)

No

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Reply 25 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 1/22/2014 11:47:37 AM     (No. 9701189)

She "made it as a single mother"?

NO - - she did NOT "make it as a single mother"!!!

She was a married woman who lived off her husband´s income - - then abandoned him and her two natural children to pursue her own desires.

C´mon, you leftists at the Dallas Morning News - - we´re not all as stupid as your regular readers.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 1/22/2014 12:26:25 PM     (No. 9701262)

Well, hey! at least she didn´t lie about her service in Vietnam like Blumenthal

or about medals, like JFKerry

or like Clinton who didn´t inhale or have "sexual relations with that woman"

or the other Clinton that didn´t know anything about Benghazi and who conked her head and had the flu and had a concussion

and what damn difference does it make anyway???

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Reply 27 - Posted by: radrelic, 1/23/2014 3:21:39 PM     (No. 9702891)

And isn´t another white red-man like Ward Churchill and Elizabeth Warren? We could admire her for that but why bother?



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