Skip to comments.MSNBC Blasts Paralyzed Pro-Lifer Greg Abbott’s “Matchstick-Thin Legs”
Posted on 03/08/2014 8:17:15 AM PST by Morgana
Fresh from his becoming the republican nominee for governor in the Lone Star State, Greg Abbott is now the subject of attack by left-wing cable television station MSNBC. The liberal news network is following friends of Wendy Davis in going after the pro-life Texas gubernatorial candidate over his physical disability.
The Truth Revolt web site reports on MSNBCs horrible comment:
GregAbbott5On Friday, MSNBC reporter Zachary Roth described Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is paralyzed from the waist down, this way:
The simple sight of him in his wheelchairmatchstick-thin legs dangling in front of him as he maneuvers himself aroundis enough to set him apart from the parade of conservative Republican white men who talk about helping the job creators and seem never to have suffered a day in their lives.
The description of Abbotts matchstick-thin legs is incredible; MSNBC would never use a similar description with regard to, for example, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, nor would MSNBC describe the physical infirmities of Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) in such demeaning terms. But from the same network that routinely sings odes to State Sen. Wendy Davis, Abbotts opponent, its no surprise, even though the article discusses Abbotts spine of steel.
At age 26, Abbott was struck by a falling oak tree that injured his back as he jogged by. He has used a wheelchair ever since and has become an eloquent pro-life advocate speaking up for both the disabled and the unborn.The accident serves as a reminder that regardless of someones circumstances, he or she deserves a chance at life, Abbott has said.
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As I laid there motionless on the ground, gripped with pain, as helpless as a child in the womb, I knew my life had changed forever, he said at the National Right to Life convention in June. Some people think its easy to write off the lives of the disabled or the different. But every day, God reminds us that all life has value, no matter the form.
“Matchstick thin legs”.... come from atrophy (i.e. LACK OF USE ..... because he is paralyzed).
The MSNBC Brain....also matchstick thin from lack of use
didn’t even know Abbott was wheelchair bound... how the heck did I miss that?
Yes, I am waiting for all the disability rights organizations to come out swinging in his defense. Crickets .
and other body parts....
Like maybe the spine?
90% of the people watching MSNBC are conservatives looking for something to bitch about.
Stop watching this network, ignore their idiotic announcers and stop giving them free PR.
they only have like 1000 viewers at any one time. More people see you get your teeth cleaned than watch MSNBC.
I think the real problem is that Wendy has failed too quickly.
I had hoped she would be a national progressive campaign money sinkhole.
Probably too lame now to draw much national support.
I’m not sure she will even get a date with Bill Clinton.
Disabled people put too much strain on Obamacare. They’d prefer to see them exterminated.
I’m continually astonished by the media’s fixation on physical beauty (as they see it) of the Left’s icons, from the leg tingling “sexiness” of Barak to the “awesome muscular arms” of Michelle. They literally swoon over the supposed attractiveness of their hero’s. Yet, there was Scott Brown (R) who posed as a nude model with a well-above-average “build” and not a word.
And, when it gets down to it, do you want the captain of your plane to be supremely competent, yet ugly, or drop-dead-movie-star attractive and a complete idiot? (I think the question answers itself.)
“is enough to set him apart from the parade of conservative Republican white men who talk about helping the job creators and seem never to have suffered a day in their lives.”
How the hell is this even considered legitimate commentary on TV? And to think that people scream about Fox News?
Each and every day my HATRED and Disdain for Libtards increases, without fail.
These “people” are the most Vile, Disgusting, and Loathsome creatures that have ever sullied the face of the earth.
He was paralyzed after a tree fell on him wile he was jogging. This happened some years ago.
“Im not sure she will even get a date with Bill Clinton.”
Oh, I don’t know about that. The Queen of Baby Killers still has a pulse and we all know that the Dope From Hope has no standards at all when it comes to females.
I’m gueesing Wendy Davis supporters on the attack using the MSM
We will know them from the rotten fruits they produce.
Making fun of a person’s disability is cesspool worthy.
Sucks to be a deranged leftist but they choose it with glee.
So be it....
You’re braver than I am.
I would never try to get into the head of some slimy Libtard POS.
He doesn’t even require a pulse. Remember when he was hitting on that 3,000 year old mummy?
MSNBC watchers are like Klan informants- there’s more FBI informants in a Klan meeting, than there are actual Klan members themselves.
Cheer up-—its gonna be a sweet day in early November when we flush down their lieberal darling from Rhodent Island ‘Gone with the Windy’.
I can’t punch that ballot hard enough for Abbott.
No one is making fun of that alien lifeform that’s taken up residence on ‘Windy’s’ left cheek.
I don’t watch it so I can bitch about it. I watch it because it’s the best comedy on TV. Unfortunately afterwards I cry because I am so happy that people with that severe of mental retardation can create a television show.
They truly are courageous and I am happy the network gives them a forum to perform.
Very good point!
See? He isn’t even worthy have having credit for requiring a pulse!
I’m with you all the way!
Abbott’s legs look like Obama’s legs?
This SOB would probably say that JimRob doesn’t have a leg to stand on. *spit*
He may be paralyzed and in a wheel chair, but in the looks department he has those commies at MSNBC beaten by a mile- and he has quite an impressive record too
MSNBC.coms Zachary Roth Continues to Scare Readers Surrounding Voter ID Laws
Ever since MSNBC launched its sister website MSNBC.com, writer Zachary Roth has been obsessed with new voting laws, and has consistently demonized GOP-sponsored legislation as a form of voter suppression. Roths latest piece, published on January 28th, continued MSNBCs scare tactics surrounding popular voter ID laws.
The title of Roths article fretted that the GOP wants to change Missouri constitution for voter ID and the MSNBC author made it clear once again where he stood on the issue of requiring voters to show a photo ID to vote.
Roth said that in Missouri:
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the GOP Machine
The Machiavellian case for public financing of elections.
By Zachary Roth
Without really asking for it, then, Democrats have been given a mandate by voters to clean up Washington. Rather than running with it, however, the party is poised once again to check the box on corruption. Democratic leaders have announced that, in their first 100 hours in office, theyll introduce an ethics- and lobbying-reform package that would ban lobbyist-financed gifts, meals, and travel; mandate disclosure of all member contacts with lobbyists; and address the problem of earmarks by requiring that the sponsors of funding for home-state pet projects be identified, among other steps. These measures are a clear improvement on the toothless approach embraced by congressional Republicans in the wake of the Jack Abramoff scandal last year. But few seriously believe that they get to the heart of Washingtons influence problem. That problem will exist as long as elected officials must raise large amounts of money to run for office from the organized economic interests theyre supposed to be regulating. Thats why any serious effort to clean up Washington must break the connection between money and elections.
MSNBC Attacks Greg Abbott: “Its hard to turn a guy in a wheelchair into a villain”
In a shocking display of cruelty, MSNBCs Zachary Roth attacked Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott in an article under the headline: “No One Pushes Greg Abbott Around.” Abbott, who is in a wheelchair, is the Republican gubernatorial candidate running against Wendy Davis.
MSNBCs Roth goes on to write, Put simpler: Its hard to turn a guy in a wheelchair into a villainno matter his record.
The Left mocked John McCain’s Viet Cong broken arms and Bob Dole’s injured hand as well.
But if you point out that Abortion Barbie has had beauty work done, you are considered a misogynist.
I am waiting to hear about Wendy Davis’ “bleached blonde strawlike hair” atop her buxom, aging body.
Hey, thought experiment: In the last 2 years, how many times has Fox been forced to apologize for their heinous comments?
Okay, how many times for MSNBC?
I know we’re all used to it by now, but I thought the disparaging lefty observation of the white maleness of the GOP crowd was worse than the matchstick comment.
When those who have no compassion or empathy disgrace the physical outward appearance of anyone, it is a rejection of the deformities within themselves.
> No one is making fun of that alien lifeform thats taken up residence on Windys left cheek.
Man that thing is ugly too. Kills her looks for me.
Democrats and liberals need no further than to look in the mirror to find corruption and the problem with our government.
Indeed. Looks like Bubba’s going to be spending his time with that Grimes woman in KY. She’s better looking than Wendy and actually has a chance of competing against the feckless McConnell.
People should mail her razor blades to give her a hint.
Its just a “mass of tissue”.
Well, only the democrats have been making an issue of it. The republicans don't breathlessly run around shouting about how they are making history.