Twitter http://tpr.org en Abbott Says His "Thanks" Wasn't Endorsing "Offensive Language" http://tpr.org/post/abbott-says-his-thanks-wasnt-endorsing-offensive-language <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the online aftermath of a tweet calling state Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, a "Retard Barbie" and an "idiot," a group advocating for Texas women in politics said they have had an outpouring of support.</span></p><p>The tweet was sent on Saturday by Denton Attorney Jeff Rutledge as a comment on the 2014 governor's race, which is currently without a commitment from Davis, and earned a "thanks" from Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott:</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 19:19:54 +0000 Ryan Poppe 16910 at http://tpr.org Abbott Says His "Thanks" Wasn't Endorsing "Offensive Language" Abbott Twitter Town Hall A Rocky Step Into Social Media Campaigning http://tpr.org/post/abbott-twitter-town-hall-rocky-step-social-media-campaigning <p>Taking a step into the social media world, a tactic that has been deployed with success by Democrats in recent campaigns, Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott held a question and answer session live on Twitter yesterday evening.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 19:06:33 +0000 Chris Eudaily 15050 at http://tpr.org Abbott Twitter Town Hall A Rocky Step Into Social Media Campaigning