Here is a roundup of Texas press reaction to the GOP party platform -- they seem more than a little dismayed by the growing extremism.
How do you know when a Republican is terrified? They start breaking out the Nazi and Hitler comparisons. An intern for Wendy Davis's Republican opponent Greg Abbott in race foe Texas governor tweeted:
Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott is keeping it classy in Texas, where he refused to denounce the "Abortion Barbie" campaign posters that greeted Democratic state Senator Wendy Davis in California Thursday.
Republican Greg Abbott's campaign has been criticizing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis for taking money from liberals outside of Texas, so imagine the surprise when Abbott went on Hugh Hewett's national right wing talk radio show and begged for dollars.
Kesha Rogers, a LaRouche supporter who equates Obama to Hitler and calls for his impeachment, is leading the Dem Senate primary in TX.
During an interview with conservative radio host Ben Ferguson on Friday, has-been rocker and right-wing nutjob Ted Nugent gave a non-apology for his comments last month
The Wendy Davis campaign has seized on the Texas Republican Party's Ted Nugent problem and turned up the heat on her opponent, Greg Abbott and the rest of the Republicans that are silently standing behind Nugent's remarks.
The fanatical Christian-right is targeting Girl Scout USA's annual cookie sales for a boycott because the group listed Wendy Davis as an incredible woman of the year.
Wendy Davis' two daughters have written open letters to refute the ugly smear campaigns against their mother.
In an article that was published on Real Clear Politics Thursday morning, Ann Coulter claimed that Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is nothing more than "a gold-digger who found a sugar daddy."
On Tuesday, Jeff Davis declined CNN's request to appear in an on-camera interview regarding Wendy Davis' personal life story. Instead, he gave them an email response stating that he feels that Wendy Davis "would make a very capable governor."
Wendy Davis is more than fighting back against the sexist Republicans today who are trying to destroy her gubernatorial campaign. Davis dropped an atomic bomb of truth intended to wipe out the GOP's smear campaign.
Expect these ugly personal attacks to continue, as Ms Davis threatens the good old boys running the state of Texas. They will cluelessly focus on all aspects of Ms Davis' womanhood.
RedState.com founder and Fox News contributor Erick Erickson took to Twitter on Tuesday to dispute Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis’ fundraising totals for the last-half of 2013. Once again, as he has done repeatedly since this past summer when Davis gained national prominence due to her filibuster on the Texas Senate floor over reproductive rights, Erickson referred to Davis as ‘Abortion Barbie.’ Below is the tweet:
On Tuesday evening, Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis released her campaign's fundraising figures for the last half of 2013 and they were nothing short of amazing.
Only one of the five Democratic candidates seems worthy of support from progressives, liberals and centrists interested in flipping the seat from red to blue. That candidate is El Paso attorney Maxey Scherr.
Late on Monday, just 15 minutes before the deadline to file, Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX) shocked the GOP establishment by placing his name on the ballot for March's Republican primary and will face off with incumbent Sen. John Cornyn.
"We control 30 governorships, we control 26 state houses and senates chambers. You know, we, in fact, know how to speak to women on their policy issues."
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If Republicans weren't taking Wendy Davis seriously before, they should start now. A new poll found Davis trailing Republican Greg Abbott 40%-35%.