In this week’s WTF Friday, we go deep, deep into the lavatories of democracy.
Tag Archives: Greg Abbott
Wendy Davis is out with her first two ads—both of them attack ads, neither featuring Davis. What should we make of them?
Judge John Dietz rules Texas’ school finance system is unconstitutional, closing a years-long trial and sending the case on to the Texas Supreme Court.
The legal challenges to Texas’ abortion restrictions will amble on for some time: But even if the pro-life coalition loses, it wins.
The problem with suggesting that folks “drive around” poking their noses into the dealings of chemical companies and fertilizer manufacturers is that, well, folks are probably going to do it.
It is a little hard to believe that the prospect of tort reform fraying around the edges motivates Greg Abbott less than $350,000 in campaign money.
When the final part of Texas’ abortion goes into effect on Sept. 1, Texas is likely to have only six clinics left—down from 44 in 2011.
Davis and Van de Putte may want the same thing, but they have very different opponents, very different styles and very different organizations backing them.
Greg Abbott is arguing to the Fifth Circuit that Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage should be upheld to encourage straight couples to procreate.
Wendy Davis’ campaign has been largely reactive, keying off Greg Abbott’s mistakes rather than articulating a vision for Texas.