Home

About
- About Us
- Community Guidelines

Advertising on BOR
- Advertise on BOR

Advertisements

Greg Abbott Plans to Continue Smear Campaign Against Wendy Davis


by: Lone Star Project

Fri Jan 31, 2014 at 05:06 PM CST


(Thanks to LSP for sharing this audio directly with our readers! - promoted by Katherine Haenschen)

Audio obtained by the Lone Star Project proves that Greg Abbott is on board with the hateful smear campaign against Wendy Davis.

Speaking to Republicans in Wimberly, Texas last week, Abbott laughed about the online and Twitter attacks on Davis's family and vowed to, "keep that conversation up for nine months.”

Hear the audio here.

Abbott’s involvement had already been confirmed a day earlier when San Antonio Express-News reporter Peggy Fikac wrote that, "Abbott's campaign has questioned details and pointed out discrepancies in the story she tells of her life."




Of course, Abbott’s role in the personal attacks on Davis has been obvious for months. His top campaign consultant – New Hampshire-based right wing operative Dave Carney – has been rolling out personal insults and ugly attacks against Davis since mid-summer.


More below the jump, including Karl Rove's efforts to smear Wendy.
ADVERTISEMENT
Karl Rove’s Lie Confirms GOP Fear of Wendy Davis

National right-wing henchman Karl Rove is known for going out on a limb to spread a lie. In fact, he last made headlines on Election Night 2012 when he refused to admit that  Barack Obama had won Ohio - and the White House. Even FOX News anchor Megyn Kelly called out his lie.

Now, Rove is proving how much of a threat Wendy Davis is to national Republicans - by lying to cover for Greg Abbott. Just yesterday, Rove flatly stated what he surely knew to be untrue.  Rove said "Greg Abbott has not been slinging mud. He's avoided this to the greatest extent possible."

Right.

Abbott apologists like Republican strategist Matt Mackoviak have also lied to the press about Abbott’s role in the Davis smear campaign. 8 days after Peggy Fikac confirmed Abbott’s involvement Mackowiak said "Abbot had nothing to do with this story."

We better get used to the lies. As Abbott says, "we're gonna keep that conversation up for nine months." 



Copyright Burnt Orange Report, all rights reserved.
Do not republish without express written permission.


Tags: , , , , (All Tags)
Print Friendly View Send As Email

Connect With BOR
    

2014 Texas Elections
Follow BOR for who's in, who's out, and who's up.

Candidate Tracker:
-- Statewide Races
-- Congressional Races
-- State Senate Races
-- State Rep. Races
-- SBOE Races
-- Austin City Council

Click here for all 2014 Elections coverage

Menu

Make a New Account

Username:

Password:



Forget your username or password?


Texas Blue Pages

Texas Blue Pages
A career network for progressives.

Advertisement

Shared On Facebook

Burnt Orange Reporters
Editor and Publisher:
Katherine Haenschen

Senior Staff Writers:
Genevieve Cato
Joe Deshotel
Michael Hurta
Ben Sherman

Staff Writers:
Omar Araiza
Emily Cadik
Phillip Martin
Natalie San Luis
Katie Singh
Joseph Vogas

Founder:
Byron LaMasters

Blogger Emeritus:
Karl-Thomas Musselman

Read staff bios here.

Traffic Ratings
- Alexa Rating
- Quantcast Ratings
-
Syndication

Powered by: SoapBlox