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"No, actually I called you ..."

Houston Mayor Annise Parker speaks to supporters of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance at a watch party Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, in Houston. The ordinance that would have established nondiscrimination protections for gay and transgender people in Houston did not pass. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

After Houston voters defeated an LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance that critics said would allow men to access women’s bathrooms and boys to access girls showers and locker rooms, Annise Parker — the openly gay mayor of the nation’s fourth-largest city — was not happy.

Houston Mayor Annise Parker speaks to supporters of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance at a watch party Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, in Houston. The ordinance that would have established nondiscrimination protections for gay and transgender people in Houston did not pass. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

“All of this about pedophiles going into women’s restrooms was an out and out and falsehood, they knew it was a falsehood, and they sold a bill of goods,"  Parker said Wednesday. "That’s all I can say. Masterfully played.”

But that isn't all she said.

When someone called out Parker for name-calling toward those who voted against the ordinance, she only doubled down on the ad hominem attacks:

"No, actually I called you transphobes, but if the shoe fits...-A," Parker wrote back.

And with that the floodgates opened, with one commenter on Saturday calling her words "shameful" and others doing much the same:

(H/T: Young Conservatives)

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