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AG Abbott Thanks Tweeter Who Calls Sen Davis Offensive Names

Updated: Sunday, August 18 2013, 07:26 PM CDT

The social media hemisphere was set ablaze when a Dallas attorney tweeted his support for Attorney General Greg Abbott’s run for governor while insulting possible runner Senator Wendy Davis in the process.

On Saturday, a tweet originating from attorney Jeff Rutledge’s Twitter account appeared to show support for Abbott’s campaign. The tweet states “@GregAbbott_TX would absolutely demolish idiot @WendyDavisTexas in Gov race – run Wendy run! Retard Barbie to learn life lesson. #TGDN @tcot”

A tweet originating from Abbott’s account responded a few hours later, stating “@jefflegal @tcot – Jeff, thanks for your support. #TGDN”.

It has not been confirmed whether the tweets from either party are in fact from Rutledge or Abbott or a member of their staffs.  We are working to confirm this but a member of Abbott’s communication staff has said he cannot comment at this time.

We will have more information as this story develops.

AG Abbott Thanks Tweeter Who Calls Sen Davis Offensive Names

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