Bill White is running for governor, and he's already under attack for supporting gay rights

It’s official. Houston Mayor Bill White, a Democrat, is running for governor. White’s announcement is being broadcast live on his campaign Web site as we speak. Meanwhile, the Texas Republican Party is already attacking White and accusing him of being “too liberal for Texas.” The online ad posted above alleges, among other things, that White supports gay marriage. After the jump, the full press release sent moments ago by White’s campaign.

—  John Wright