Skip to comments.Gabrielle Giffords reports progress on recovery in New York Times essay
Posted on 01/08/2014 2:18:21 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
Wednesday marks the 3-year anniversary of a shooting rampage in Tucson that killed six people and wounded 13 others including former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
Tuesday night, Giffords reported significant progress on her recovery.
In a New York Times essay titled "The Lessons of Physical Therapy," Giffords shares her battle back from the shooting that left her with damaged eyesight, trouble speaking, a paralyzed right arm and leg and the loss of her job.
Giffords says after years of intensive physical therapy, she has regained some use of her right arm, saying her "arm moves when she tells it to."
In the essay, she draws comparisons between her physical struggle and her fight for tougher gun laws, saying progress is slow, but each day she wakes up resolved to keep working.
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I am nauseated by the Democrats' using this woman as a prop. The media will likely be all over this third anniversary of the liberal whack job murdering people.
Probably very likely. I think so many things attributed to her are those of her husband, or from members of the group(s) now using her as this generation’s Jim Brady.
If she wasn’t a Congressman would she have gotten this treatment? Would she get it under Obamacare?
It wasn’t the “lack of gun laws” that caused her tragic shooting but they’re too dumb to realize that.
Among the six killed was a Conservative Federal Judge that regrettably was not armed. Never a mention.
Great news huh? But she still wants to take your guns away so you can’t protect yourself from the same thing happening to you!
As I recall, she didn't "lose her job." She symbolically held office and finally quit just a couple days after she became eligible for a full congressional pension.
Her husband seems to be a creep, from what I can see. He acts like her shooting was the best thing that ever happened to HIM.
How do you measure progress when she already a progressive liberal moron before the shooting!?!
Let me be blunt... I no longer care... I was very concerned for her early on but she is nothing more than an America hating drone... she is a satanic whore for the left. Her husband is even worse... using her to try and enter politics himself... to the left of marx.
I disagree. I don’t think she really knows she is being used. Consider she had a lot of brain damage from her injuries.
I think early on it was decided she would be taught to parrot a line....and no real debate would be permitted. Notice she is never asked direct questions, she is only permitted to speak from prepared remarks and, in interviews, only with a surrogate.
Most noticeable, NO CHALLENGING questions are ever asked.
She is a victim twice: first from the leftist whack job who shot her and second from the leftist politicians who are making her a figurehead.
I don’t disagree with you but I no longer care... she is just a leftist hammer, which the left can use to bash my head in.
Giffords......just go away like a bad rash on our butts.
You were a live puppet for the Marxist liberals before you were injured and now you are a “pre-programed” robo-puppet for the liberals.
Not a single thought is yours any longer and anything you say has been “staffed” by the “gun grabbers” who surround you.
Just go away!
They're not dumb. They're cynically dishonest. The people who believe their lies are dumb.
They want guns banned so that they can round us all up and out us into concentration/slave camps and work us to death for the state.
She was a leftist parrot before she was shot. Why would anyone expect her to change?
This thought brought to you by one of the many folks who stood outside her empty office, trying to force her to hold a townhall meeting on Obamacare. When she gave in and had them, she made it clear the only constituency she cared about was Nancy Pelosi!
She was always a leftist tool!
All exactly right (I was at 98% of those gatherings also, plus the Sierra Vista and Tucson townhalls, where she and Carmona threatened to storm out).