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Is deep-red Texas ready
for a gay Latina Democrat?
Lupe Valdez thinks so

Guardian, by Tom Dart

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Posted By:tisHimself, 1/13/2018 8:09:07 AM

It would rank as one of the greatest political upsets of 2018 and a stunning rebuke to Trumpism: a gay Latina Democrat grabbing hold of the country’s biggest red state. But is Texas ready for Lupe Valdez? The question was first posed in Dallas in 2004, when Valdez scored a surprise victory to become the nation’s first openly gay female Hispanic sheriff on the same night that George W Bush secured a second term in the White House. She won re-election three times in Dallas county before announcing last month that she would resign to stand for Texas governor. Born in San Antonio,


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Muguy, 1/13/2018 8:18:16 AM     (No. 11508875)

Not a chance.

Not anything to do with being a woman, a lesbian, or Hispanic.

So what if the big cities vote for demonrat socialist, she would get far fewer than "Abortion Barbie" Wendy Davis.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JansGraphix, 1/13/2018 8:30:38 AM     (No. 11508900)

Like most of America, the biggest, most populace cities in Texas are infected by hard core leftists from Austin to Dallas. Is anybody surprised? It sounds like the Guardian is. If the only votes that counted were from the big cities, this would be the norm. Especially if the permanent illegal immigrant underclass were encouraged to grow even more than the natural born citizenry in this country. As is currently the case.

I guess that legalizing law breaking is the new norm now after 8 years of Marxist ´rule´. As long as it veers to the hard left.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Nimby, 1/13/2018 8:53:20 AM     (No. 11508932)

Who? Never heard of her.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: rolfnader, 1/13/2018 8:57:36 AM     (No. 11508935)

If not, she´ll beat the b´jeeeezes out of you!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: hpmatt, 1/13/2018 9:02:01 AM     (No. 11508940)

Hey - our ‘non-partisan’ democrat mayor took down the FDR-dedicated momument of Bobby Lee w/o a peep; my Florida-living Congressman Pete Sessions and Senator ‘Big John’ Cornyn support DACA; and up until this last session the Texas-House has let a RINO block all conservative legislation; Texas could be ready to go purple if Trump doesn’t keep his most important promise to BUILD THE WALL and republicans stay home.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ida lou pino, 1/13/2018 9:11:36 AM     (No. 11508951)

Lupe Valdez? Didn´t she commit suicide years ago?

No, wait - - that was Lupe Velez.

Lupe Valdez? Nah - - never heard of her.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 1/13/2018 9:33:34 AM     (No. 11508975)

The Guardian is not a credible reporter.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: PageTurner, 1/13/2018 9:37:38 AM     (No. 11508979)

Latina is fine. Gay is fine. Leftist is not.

Just say no.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Persecutor2, 1/13/2018 11:40:18 AM     (No. 11509114)

Three words to start with: Dallas ain´t Texas. Slightly relevant side note: Kind of laughable how far these identity-politicians stretch to get a "first" these days : "first"
openly gay
in Texas

For context, Travis County (Austin) had a lesbian female sheriff decades ago, Harris County has since followed suit IIRC--it´s actually apparently kind of a "thing" in the big-city enclaves in Texas.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: columba, 1/13/2018 1:13:21 PM     (No. 11509242)

LGBT ideologues do not accept reality. As the Masterpiece Cakeshop Supreme Court case shows, their goal, domestically and globally, is to impose social acceptance of homosexuality and transgenderism even on those unwilling to celebrate it.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Talk2, 1/13/2018 1:39:37 PM     (No. 11509280)

Highly unlikely Lupe will ever be elected governor simply because she is not liked very much.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 1/13/2018 5:07:19 PM     (No. 11509448)

Sorry. We already have a wise, gay Latina on the Supreme Court. Ain´t gonna happen, especially since there are likely to be 2 dozen Democrats jockeying for the nomination.

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