Greg Abbott: Your Gay Marriage Will Cause Immoral Straight Baby Making

Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott has proven once again that GOP politicians do not understand how the whole same-sex vs different-sex thing works: by seriously arguing that same-sex marriage bans somehow decrease "out of wedlock" births and that legalising same-sex marriage in Texas would… » 10/12/14 5:01pm 10/12/14 5:01pm

Texas Republican Launches and Quickly Folds 'Boats N' Hoes' Super PAC

A high-level employee at a prominent Texas firm that has provided consulting services to some prominent Republicans in the Lone Star State will be closing his Boats N' Hoes Super PAC this week, after people found out about it. This is a dark day in both the world of boats and the world of hoes. And in the candidacy of… » 4/17/14 5:30pm 4/17/14 5:30pm

Slumming With Ted Nugent Backfires Gloriously for Texas Candidate

Last week, I got an email from Wendy Davis's campaign, telling me that I should be outraged that Greg Abbott, a candidate for governor (and current attorney general of my fine home state of Texas) was palling around with noted idiot, sexist, racist nutbag Ted Nugent. My immediate reaction? Good. Seriously. » 2/24/14 12:10pm 2/24/14 12:10pm

Opponents Offer Unhelpful Critique of Wendy Davis: She's A Bad Mom!

Texas gubernatorial candidate and pro-choice It Girl Wendy Davis announced just last week that she'd raised over $12 million dollars over the second half of 2013. And, on Sunday, like clockwork, a Dallas paper ran a barbecued garbage "expose" that slammed her for being a bad mother. Texas-style sexism really sticks to… » 1/21/14 7:20pm 1/21/14 7:20pm

So What The Hell Just Happened With That Texas Abortion Law?

Earlier this afternoon, Twitter was, uh, a-twitter with news that a judge had struck down that awful Texas law that Wendy Davis filibustered back in June. But it's not all sunshine and roses and dancing in a field wearing adorable matching orange tee shirts; only part of the law was struck down, and the state of Texas… » 10/28/13 5:50pm 10/28/13 5:50pm

GOP Adviser Reminds Twitter That Calling Wendy Davis Stupid Is Stupid

Not content to let Texas gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott wade into the stupid pool without a spotter, political adviser David Carney, the mastermind who made Rick Perry seem like a perfectly acceptable politician to the Texas voting public, decided it’d be great to criticize Wendy Davis on Twitter. Because that … » 9/15/13 12:00pm 9/15/13 12:00pm

Republican Thanks Supporter Who Called Wendy Davis 'Retard Barbie'

Fun fact: Texas, in addition to being one of the largest economies in the world, is also America's leading producer of assholes. Case in point: Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott, who replied to a supporter's tweet calling Wendy Davis "retard Barbie" with a gracious "thank you" before… » 8/19/13 11:50am 8/19/13 11:50am