The Big Conversation
Attention lingered on Sen. Wendy Davis as Gov. Rick Perry jumped into the post-filibuster debate on Thursday.
Speaking at a National Right to Life convention in Dallas, Perry lashed out at Davis, whose 11-hour filibuster on Tuesday helped kill controversial abortion legislation and shot her to national stardom.
"Even the woman who filibustered the Senate the other day was born into difficult circumstances. The daughter of a single mother, she was a teenage mother herself," Perry said. "She managed to eventually graduate from Harvard Law School and serve in the Texas Senate."
"It’s just unfortunate," he ...