Scene at Wendy Davis’ press conference shows ‘absolute desperation’ [photo]

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Wendy Davis doubles down by using people in wheelchairs as campaign props. Seriously what.

— Dana Loesch (@DLoesch) October 13, 2014

Wendy Davis is so shameless https://t.co/r3hguIeaX1

— Lachlan Markay (@lachlan) October 13, 2014

As Twitchy has been reporting, Wendy Davis has been heavily criticized for her “wheelchair” ad against her Republican opponent Greg Abbott. The Davis campaign backpedaled slightly, but at a press conference today, Davis showed no signs of backing down:

After Abbott ad, Wendy Davis is holding press conference right now with disabled people in wheelchairs pic.twitter.com/V54NCy4awR

— Alex Pappas (@AlexPappas) October 13, 2014

Wow.

Wendy Davis be like, I see your man in a wheelchair, and raise you three wheelchairs and four minorities.

— J.R. Salzman (@jrsalzman) October 13, 2014

No shame in her game! “@AlexPappas: Davis is holding press conference right now with disabled people in wheelchairs pic.twitter.com/i23H335rr2

— Jon McC (@fatdaddybulldog) October 13, 2014

.@AlexPappas "I'll take shameless, sort-of apology pandering for $2,000, Alex."

— WBH Politics (@WBH_Politics) October 13, 2014

@AlexPappas @CarlToddHand I hear the 'Star Trek' red alert alarm going – Damage control!!

— Oliver Jolin (@TransplantHeart) October 13, 2014

@AlexPappas Using people in wheelchairs as props/tokens. Absolute desperation.

— ¯_(ツ)_/¯ (@GOPMommy) October 13, 2014

@AlexPappas oh for the love of…she is unbelievable.

— KatLadyNE (@KatLadyNE) October 13, 2014

@AlexPappas OMG, stop. She is the lowest of the low. She needs to find her rock and crawl back under it.

— Suze (@suze109) October 13, 2014

Caption! "Wendy Davis would have preferred these people were aborted. But since they weren't, photo op!" https://t.co/wSO16fNLPe

— RB (@RBPundit) October 13, 2014

The history books might view it this way:

The Wendy Davis campaign is the greatest, most hilariously awful political event in recent memory.

— T. Becket Adams (@BecketAdams) October 13, 2014

Update:

Here’s video from Davis’ press conference:

No. Just no. https://t.co/EYIWLyrRix

— Ashe Schow (@AsheSchow) October 13, 2014

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