Sunday, January 19, 2014

So, basically, she married a sugar daddy, cheated on him, dumped him when he had paid her way through law school, and left him with the kids; a real feminist heroine.

Wendy Davis, unmasked - Thomas Lifson/American Thinker

Abortion Barbie’s Throne of Lies - Gay Patriot

Left-wing heroine Wendy Davis — whom the left adores because she filibustered on behalf of infanticide and unsanitary abortion mills — turns out to have made up a lot of the details in her official biography.

Uh oh, Wendy Davis’ life story not what it seems - Le-gal In-sur-rec-tion

She left her husband the day after he made her last student loan payment

As Wendy Davis touts life story in race for governor, key facts blurred - Dallas Morning News

Wendy Davis has made her personal story of struggle and success a centerpiece of her campaign to become the first Democrat elected governor of Texas in almost a quarter-century.
While her state Senate filibuster last year captured national attention, it is her biography — a divorced teenage mother living in a trailer who earned her way to Harvard and political achievement — that her team is using to attract voters and boost fundraising....

In an extensive interview last week, Davis acknowledged some chronological errors and incomplete details in what she and her aides have said about her life.

“My language should be tighter,” she said. “I’m learning about using broader, looser language. I need to be more focused on the detail.”

Wendy, We Hardly Knew Ye - John Fund/National Review Online

Last June, Texas state senator Wendy Davis led an unsuccessful filibuster trying to block a bill abandoning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. She became a mainstream media darling was hailed as “incredible” by the national Girl Scouts office, and her flush $12 million-campaign war chest almost certainly makes her the Democratic candidate for Texas governor. But unlike her fellow Texan, U.S. senator Ted Cruz, who stayed on his feet for hours in September of last year speaking against Obamacare, Davis didn’t see her background and life story put under a microscope and picked apart....

Wendy Davis autobiography underwent some … revisions - Ed Morrissey/HotAir


Other missing details have included: her second husband paid her way through law school and she divorced him the day after the last payment was made; her ex-husband accused her in initial court filings of adultery, and was awarded custody of their two daughters; and she first ran for city council in Fort Worth as a Republican....

The media tend to protect Democrats--notably, Barack Obama, Davis's contemporary at Harvard Law School--when they present false "composites" of their lives. It remains to be seen whether they treat Davis the same.