4

David Dewhurst Is Deeply Disturbed by "A Night of 1,000 Vaginas!"

^
Keep Dallas Observer Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Dallas and help keep the future of Dallas Observer free.

Nothing gets the cash flowing into a Texas Republican's re-election campaign quite like a plot by coastal liberal elites to turn Texas into a dystopian failed state that will probably be powered by aborted fetuses. So the fundraising email Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst sent on Wednesday urging supporters to "stand with me today and stop Hollywood from its destructive liberal behavior" by donating to his campaign was to be expected.

Dewhurst, though, isn't sounding a general alarm about the evils of California. His plea for cash is pegged to a very specific event, a comedy show scheduled for tonight in Los Angeles to raise money to fight Texas abortion restrictions.

"That's right, Hollywood believes so strongly in ending innocent life, that it's using jokes to raise money to fund abortions," Dewhurst writes. "It's disturbing that people who don't even reside in Texas feel the need to change our laws, and use comedy as a way to raise money for a medical procedure that can deeply harm the health of a woman, not to mention end an innocent life."

See also: Cornyn: Under Democrats, Texas Will Become Dystopian Failed State

"There is nothing funny about abortions," he adds elsewhere.

Nowhere in his email or the associated petition does Dewhurst reference the event by its name, which, for the record is "A Night of 1,000 Vaginas!"

We can only speculate that Dewhurst would make such a key omission because the thought of female genitalia makes him squeamish. Anyhow, it seems like a real leader should at least be able to name his foe.

Send your story tips to the author, Eric Nicholson.

Keep the Dallas Observer Free... Since we started the Dallas Observer, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Dallas, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Dallas with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.

 

Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.