Today has been a good day. Although I had to cancel yesterday's voter registration events due to the weather, today's events went smoothly. In fact, we registered twice as many voters as I had dared hope for, given that it was still in the 30s here almost all day.
In case you missed this, Transcripts Editors posted Open letters from Dru and Amber Davis, Wendy Davis' daughters yesterday. I'm just going to post two excerpts, but both are worth reading in their entirety:
My name is Dru Davis and I am Wendy Davis's daughter. I hate that I feel the need to write this, but I have been reading and hearing so many untrue things about my mom and I want to set the record straight. And sadly I feel the need to be crystal clear on the malicious and false charge of abandonment as nothing could be further from the truth. My mom has always shared equally in the care and custody of my sister and me.
My name is Amber Davis and I am Wendy Davis’ oldest daughter. I have spent the past few days reading the ludicrous comments that people have shared on social media about my mother and our family. It is a shame that those who don’t know us feel the need to comment on the details of our lives as if they've lived them. I have a hard time understanding how such hate and negativity can result from one person’s false accusations.
From my family to yours – Happy New Year! pic.twitter.com/9WVlNJDwkw— Wendy Davis (@WendyDavisTexas) December 31, 2013
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