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Texas moms go viral after they declare war on Greg Abbott
One of the moms from the Mothers Against Greg Abbott ad Photo: Screenshot A new group called “Mothers Against Greg Abbott” is taking on the Republican Texas governor for his extreme rightwing policies and its first ad has already gone viral.
The PAC bills itself as a “diverse group” of mothers, including Democrats, independents, and Republicans. The groups name is a reference to Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign slogan “Make America Great Again,” which is often shortened to “MAGA.”
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A video clip posted to social media this past Friday has already been viewed 2.4 million times on Twitter. The ad cites many of Abbott’s policy decisions and failures, including the failure of the power grid in the state and the law to put a $10,000 bounty on anyone suspected of helping someone get an abortion.
The ad also references a few LGBTQ policies in the state, saying that nothing in Texas politics changes “until we were called child abusers for loving and supporting our transgender children,” referring to Abbott’s order in February to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate the supportive parents of transgender kids for […]