Noah Seeks To Make Filibusters Great Again With Wendy Davis MSNBC Doc
October 14th, 2022 10:18 AM
Trevor Noah wants to make the filibuster and the disruption of legislative proceedings great again. Now that he is set to leave The Daily Show, Noah has signed on to be the executive producer of a series of MSNBC documentaries entitled The Turning Point, the first of which is about former Texas State Senator Wendy Davis called Shouting Down Midnight and on Thursday,…
NY Times Hails Return of Wendy Davis of Pro-Abortion Filibuster Infamy
July 23rd, 2019 11:11 AM
On the front of The New York Times National section, Matt Stevens reported breathlessly on the reemergence of Wendy Davis (aka “Abortion Barbie”): “From Filibuster Over Abortion To Run for Seat in U.S. House.” As a Texas state senator, Davis notoriously attempted a filibuster of a state abortion bill in 2013, which made her, in Stevens’ words, an “overnight political star.” Then she badly lost…
Variety: Sandra Bullock Agrees to Play Wendy Davis in Upcoming Film
November 9th, 2017 8:43 PM
On Thursday night, Variety penned a brief item revealing that actress Sandra Bullock has accepted the role of abortion activist, far-left Texas Democrat, and liberal media darling Wendy Davis in a possible film about Davis’s career. Reporter Justin Kroll wrote that Bullock “will star in the spec ‘Let Her Speak’ as Texas senator Wendy Davis, whose 11-hour filibuster helped stall an anti-abortion…
Giddy MSNBC Brings on Wendy Davis, Asks About Her Pink Sneakers
June 27th, 2016 1:06 PM
Moments after the Supreme Court handed down a ruling on Monday morning that struck down a pro-life Texas law, MSNBC Live host Thomas Roberts brought on none other than former Democratic Texas State Senator and liberal hero Wendy Davis to discuss how she “was fighting back tears” seconds before her live shot and inquired about “where those pink sneakers are” from her 2013 filibuster for abortion.
NBC Developing 'Dramedy' Based on Wendy Davis
October 9th, 2015 11:32 AM
What happens if you are a candidate for governor and you lose badly? Not just a mere bad loss but one of historically bad proportions following an absolutely horrible campaign marked by the cowardice of shying from previously well known positions. Well, if you are a liberal it could mean you can score a TV show based on the aftermath of your loss. Such is the case with Wendy Davis. The "Abortion…
To Bash Kevin McCarthy, MSNBC’s Hayes Turns to...Wendy Davis?
October 1st, 2015 12:19 AM
During his segment on the Wednesday edition of MSNBC’s All In attacking Speaker of the House candidate Kevin McCarthy for his comments about Hillary Clinton and the Benghazi Committee, host Chris Hayes made quite the choice of liberal pundits in none other than failed Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis, who compared McCarthy and the panel to the “witch-hunt” against Planned…
MSNBC.com's Promoting Wendy Davis's Latest Project
June 12th, 2015 5:45 PM
Back in 2013 and 2014, MSNBC did their darndest to promote and, well, elect Wendy Davis. That didn't go over well, but the abortion-rights enthusiast has set about on a new project. So naturally MSNBC.com's own Irin Carmon -- a former "Champion of Choice" laureate -- caught up with the former Texas state senator and published an exclusive at MSNBC.com today headlined "Wendy Davis to start new…
Hayes, Davis Tag Team to Hit Bush on Parenting, Graham on Abortion
June 11th, 2015 11:17 PM
On Thursday night’s edition of MSNBC’s All In, host Chris Hayes turned to none other than former Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate and abortion activist Wendy Davis to trash Jeb Bush over his views concerning the need for two-parent households and Senator Lindsey Graham’s introduction of a bill in the Senate that would prohibit abortions after 20 weeks.
NYT Blog: Wendy Davis Shows Media's Liberal Bias Can Hurt Democrats
November 7th, 2014 2:22 PM
Using a spin no one in the liberal chattering class would imagine, New York Times columnist Ross Douthat compared Wendy Davis to Delaware’s Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell. Both were ideologically mismatched with the states they were running in, but O’Donnell’s victory was a political shocker.
Douthat said the media's bias on culture-war issues can lead to "fond delusions" like Wendy Davis…
Election Night Reality vs. MSNBC's Wishful Thinking
November 6th, 2014 9:10 PM
Election night was a tough night for Rachel Maddow. The results of the night, even in deep blue states like Oregon, give conservatives much to cheer and liberals much to dread.
LOL: Lizz Winstead Blames Wendy Davis Defeat on . . . 'Redistricting'
October 31st, 2014 3:35 PM
Comedy gold! As the co-founder of the Daily Show, Lizz Winstead might be a funny lady. But what she came up with today was surely an unintentional laugh line. Appearing on Joy Reid's MSNBC show this afternoon, Winstead blamed Wendy Davis' impending thrashing in her race for Governor of Texas on . . . "redistricting."
Lizz, last time we looked, there is no districting—"re" or otherwise—when it…
Democratic Candidate Embarrassments the Networks Are Skipping
October 29th, 2014 10:27 AM
Despite a plethora of Democratic candidates this year who have embarrassed their party – from Wendy Davis attacking her opponent’s disability to Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Alison Grimes refusing to say if she voted for the President to Nikki Haley’s Democratic male opponent calling her a whore – the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) networks have been almost silent in airing these stories on…
Networks Fail to Cover Gaffes from Dems Wendy Davis and Mark Udall
October 20th, 2014 11:42 PM
With the midterm elections two weeks away from Tuesday, the major broadcast networks on Monday night ignored gaffes from Democratic Senator Mark Udall of Colorado and Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis as both seek to make up deficits against their Republican opponents Cory Gardner and Greg Abbott, respectively.
Wendy Davis Plays the Race Card and It Blows Up in Her Face
October 20th, 2014 4:01 PM
Wendy Davis keeps failing. The one-time media darling keeps whiffing in her attacks against her Republican opponent in the Texas gubernatorial race. On Monday she implied Texas Republican Attorney General Gregory Abbot was against interracial marriage - even though Abbot’s wife, Cecilia, is a Latina.