Wendy Davis’ attack ad against Greg Abbott a ‘tasteless Hail Mary’ [video]

http://twitter.com/#!/jimgeraghty/status/520660657260478464

The Texas gubernatorial campaign of Wendy Davis has reached a desperate low with this attack ad on her Republican opponent Greg Abbott:

After getting justice for himself, Greg Abbott spent his career denying that same justice to other victims. WATCH: http://t.co/KpuBJdU5fa

— Wendy Davis (@WendyDavisTexas) October 10, 2014

What do you all think about this new @WendyDavisTexas ad against @GregAbbott_TX? https://t.co/8of3tOZe4X

— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) October 10, 2014

Wow.

New Wendy Davis ad begins: "A tree fell on Greg Abbot. He sued and got millions." http://t.co/yVHhSspEJm This will go over well, I'm sure.

— Lachlan Markay (@lachlan) October 10, 2014

Had to check this was really Wendy Davis' channel. Couldn't believe she'd use this as an attack ad. https://t.co/cTdAazqNQa it is. she did.

— Logan Dobson (@LoganDobson) October 10, 2014

The reviews are in: Awful, horrible and beyond desperate:

OMG, new Wendy Davis attack ad on Abbott features…an empty wheelchair: https://t.co/FJDwrcZBLM Wow. #TXGov

— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) October 10, 2014

@guypbenson Then: Paul Ryan pushes lady in wheelchair off cliff. Now: Wendy Davis pushes Greg Abbott out of wheelchair.

— Jeryl Bier (@SpeakWithAuthor) October 10, 2014

#notwinning RT @guypbenson: OMG, new Wendy Davis attack ad on Abbott features…an empty wheelchair: http://t.co/NgiwvzQ8bm… Wow. #TXGov

— Mary Katharine Ham (@mkhammer) October 10, 2014

"A tree fell on Greg Abbott. He sued and got millions." — Wendy Davis' new ad. Um, terrible. http://t.co/3olowcEhhs

— Chris Cillizza (@TheFix) October 10, 2014

@lachlan a slow pan…of Abbott's wheelchair? Holy shit.

— Cuffé (@CuffyMeh) October 10, 2014

"Eff it. Let's go after the cripple." http://t.co/kSaMx1JPfV

— Cuffé (@CuffyMeh) October 10, 2014

@jaketapper A tasteless "Hail Mary" by @WendyDavisTexas. @GregAbbott_TX

— ن Miké Ramoné ن (@ThePantau) October 10, 2014

These are the types of ads you run when you want to lose by 20% instead of just 15%. https://t.co/OQW3hZCw5h

— Sean Davis (@seanmdav) October 10, 2014

No kidding. RT @moody: This kind of ad is a pretty sure sign that a candidate is desperate. https://t.co/JeVOeejjkn

— Brandon Morse (@TheBrandonMorse) October 10, 2014

So, @WendyDavisTexas finally gets desperate enough to go after the wheelchair. https://t.co/0RGDofWCYo

— Emily Zanotti (@emzanotti) October 10, 2014

What in the actual fuck is wrong with @WendyDavisTexas? That ad is absolutely disgusting.

— Tommy (@FirstTeamTommy) October 10, 2014

@rustyweiss74 Ya know, it takes a lot to make someone who lives in DC cringe these days…. that ad is awful. Wow.

— FreedomDork (@JackieBodnar) October 10, 2014

Friendly advice for the Davis camp:

Ominous music & an empty wheelchair? Stick to what you do best, @WendyDavisTexas: Defending late-term abortions. pic.twitter.com/CX8brt7cPv

— T. Becket Adams (@BecketAdams) October 10, 2014

.@WendyDavisTexas You know, you could have aborted that ad anytime before it went public. Legal even in Texas.

— Nathan Wurtzel (@NathanWurtzel) October 10, 2014

Just amazing.

Updates:

‘I’m a successful biped’! Tweeters predict Wendy Davis’ next campaign ad

‘BAM. Nailed it.’ Abbott campaign responds to Wendy Davis’ despicable attack ad

‘Great call, Cosmo’! Does women’s mag still endorse wheelchair hater Wendy Davis?

‘Sell your soul much?’ Wendy Davis’ comms director defends vicious anti-Abbott ad

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/10/10/eff-it-lets-go-after-the-cripple-you-have-to-see-wendy-davis-new-attack-ad-video/