Via Gabe Malor, not only would (i.e. will) Abbott’s wife be the first Latina first lady of Texas, Abbott himself likes to stress that fact when he introduces her at rallies. Dave Weigel tweets that Mrs. Abbott is featured on campaign billboards with her husband across the state. …
It’s no secret, in other words, that he and his wife are of different races. On the contrary, it’s a message broadcast repeatedly by the Abbott campaign itself to appeal to the state’s growing Latino population. Team Wendy is surely aware of that.
Greg Abbott won’t say whether he’d defend an interracial marriage ban—troubling but not surprising from someone who defends a “poll tax.”
— Wendy Davis (@WendyDavisTexas) October 20, 2014
Would Greg Abbott defend a law that’s clearly unconstitutional, and which, if somehow successful, would render his own marriage of 32 years null and void? These are the important questions raised by Wendy Davis’s vital, empowering candidacy. At the rate we’re going, I feel like it’s inevitable within the next two weeks that she’ll accuse Abbott outright of faking his disability.