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MSNBC ATTACKS GREG ABBOTT: ‘IT’S HARD TO TURN A GUY IN A WHEELCHAIR INTO A VILLAIN’
Breitbart ^ | 5 Mar 2014 | Brandon Darby

Posted on 03/05/2014 8:30:51 AM PST by mandaladon

In a shocking display of cruelty, MSNBC’s 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. MSNBC’s Roth goes on to write, “Put simpler: It’s hard to turn a guy in a wheelchair into a villain—no matter his record.” This incident is not the first time left-of-center advocates for Wendy Davis have crossed lines in using Abbott's disability. The pro-Wendy Davis group Battleground Texas made headlines when a leader from the group was caught on tape in an undercover James O'Keefe video saying, "I'm wondering how this is going to work out, since he's in a wheelchair and most of the slogans are 'Stand with Wendy.'" Another snippet of the video revealed a Wendy Davis supporter at an event at an Austin, Texas Democrats club saying, "He's not good looking, he doesn't have a personality, and he's in a wheelchair." The crowd laugh and applauded.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: elections; gregabbott; lbieralmedia; liberalmedia; msnbc; obama; tx2014
Sick bastards!
1 posted on 03/05/2014 8:30:51 AM PST by mandaladon
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To: mandaladon

Ugly people. No wonder the chant of her supporters in the state capitol rotunda was, “Hail, Satan!” That’s who the ungodly follow.


2 posted on 03/05/2014 8:32:19 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: mandaladon

Maybe turnabout is fair play. Perhaps a headline about Wendy....something like “Wendy Davis’ election plans were NOT Aborted in the Tuesday Primaries.”


3 posted on 03/05/2014 8:33:22 AM PST by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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To: mandaladon

The only worry I see about Abortion Barbie is that she will be too weak to become the progressive funding sinkhole that would suck money from other nationally important races.


4 posted on 03/05/2014 8:35:35 AM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: mandaladon

I’m not looking forward to Abortion Barbie’s attacks from now til November! It’s going to be a long, hateful campaign.


5 posted on 03/05/2014 8:38:04 AM PST by MomofMarine
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To: mandaladon

they’ll be cry’n when he rolls over abortion Barbie on the way to the governors house.


6 posted on 03/05/2014 8:39:38 AM PST by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: mandaladon

The democrat candidate says nothing so the media keeps it up. The republicans control the Texas senate. They should censure her and tell her to knock it off. But, no. Like always, the republicans sit around and take it.


7 posted on 03/05/2014 8:40:38 AM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: MomofMarine

It’s going to get ugly. Abbott should try and take the high road and let the b!tch rant and look stupid.


8 posted on 03/05/2014 8:40:49 AM PST by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: mandaladon

I don’t know if you took a look at the Texas Vote yesterday, but Abbott’s vote was about 3 times that of Davis. I wouldn’t worry too much about what the loons at MSNBC say. Besides, nobody watches MSNBC.


9 posted on 03/05/2014 8:46:11 AM PST by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: 12th_Monkey

Taking the high road is how the Republicans lose.


10 posted on 03/05/2014 8:46:55 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: fatnotlazy
MSNBC is the equivalent of the old GONG Show, minus the humor.
11 posted on 03/05/2014 8:49:19 AM PST by billhilly (Its OK, the left hated Bush.)
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To: fatnotlazy
MSNBC is the equivalent of the old GONG Show, minus the humor.
12 posted on 03/05/2014 8:49:54 AM PST by billhilly (Its OK, the left hated Bush.)
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To: mandaladon

The primary last night had a horrible turnout (dems blame the weather) - with about 1,300,000 voting Republican and less than 500,000 voting dem.


13 posted on 03/05/2014 8:50:55 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: billhilly

There sure was alot of MSNBC antics enacted by Breitbart against Stockman...they are ones to talk....


14 posted on 03/05/2014 8:51:04 AM PST by magna carta
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To: fatnotlazy

That’s true. Reps play nice and usually get their butts kicked. I think he should at least try before descending into the muck.


15 posted on 03/05/2014 8:53:46 AM PST by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: mandaladon; JRandomFreeper

I’ve been around Greg Abbott a number of times in past years, and he is nice looking and does have a sense of humor and good personality - and I forget the wheelchair is there as it’s not important as to who he is. When he wins in the supreme court over Holder as he has done, the wheelchair is not mentioned in the decision of the supreme court when they hammer Holder and hand Abbott the win. You won’t find, “Abbott of Texas wins over Holder except Abbott is in a wheelchair so he loses.”

Not long ago, MSNBC was added to my cable network so for the first time I could watch MSNBC. I have watched it twice and was amazed something like that could be on TV. Watched Hardball and the man who comes on after him. Both those programs spend all their time talking trash about Republicans. It’s like Comedy Central listening to them. If something happened to them to put them in a wheel chair, I wonder if they would find that “funny” and make jokes about their disability. Would they lose their show because they were in a wheelchair? Of course not, they would sue that company if they dumped them due to being in a wheelchair.


16 posted on 03/05/2014 8:57:03 AM PST by Marcella ((Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.))
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To: mandaladon

The left is all about celebrating diversity.

Until you dare disagree with them.


17 posted on 03/05/2014 8:57:38 AM PST by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: mandaladon

But it’s pretty easy to turn a souless woman who filibusters for the barbaric practice of late term abortion into one.


18 posted on 03/05/2014 8:59:58 AM PST by jersey117
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To: mandaladon

WD also said that Abbot had never walked in her shoes.


19 posted on 03/05/2014 9:00:20 AM PST by TexasGator
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To: billhilly
MSNBC was a lot more fun when Keith Olberdope had his daily meltdowns.

Now the network is just plain stupid and cruel.

20 posted on 03/05/2014 9:01:15 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: fatnotlazy

Exactly right. He should explain in explicit and graphic terms the late term procedure advocated by Wendy. How viable babies are dismembered during the process and how it’s been proven that they feel pain. Let the world know exactly what she was filibustering.


21 posted on 03/05/2014 9:03:31 AM PST by jersey117
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

“The primary last night had a horrible turnout (dems blame the weather) - with about 1,300,000 voting Republican and less than 500,000 voting dem.”

***

I don’t know about Texas, but where I live, if the Dem voters don’t have door-to-door transportation, they won’t vote.


22 posted on 03/05/2014 9:22:21 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: Gaffer

“Windy” = Holy Moley!


23 posted on 03/05/2014 9:32:10 AM PST by Ancient Man
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

Wendy Davis has about as much chance of beating Greg Abbott for the Texas Governor slot...as I have to dine on swiss cheese on the moon!!! After last night primary numbers surfaced, Abbott wiped her out. Texas is not only staying Red....it is staying “Ruby Red” across the board, come November, 2014!!!

In fact, the entire Democrat Primary performance was both pathetic & sad with an absolutely lousy turnout (3.1%) and most Hispanics Democrats voting aginst Wendy Davis!!! Ya think the Texas Dems would want to live in the world of reality.....Obama has screwed them.....while Perry & the Pubbies have made Texas a job producing machine. Abbott will best Davis by a massive 1.500,000 million vote margin on Election Day in November!!!


24 posted on 03/05/2014 9:38:19 AM PST by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!.)
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To: mandaladon

If I’m Abbott or his supporters I would reply:

“Would you rather have a governor with a physical handicap or one with a mental handicap?”

When the libs take the bait, argue that Davis’ positions on the issues are a handicap with free-thinking Texans while Abbott has proven his mesh in several statewide elections.


25 posted on 03/05/2014 10:22:09 AM PST by OrangeHoof (2001-2008: "Dissent Is Patriotism!" 2009-2016: "Dissent Is Racism!")
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To: fatnotlazy

Good point. Hope Abbott figures out that he has multiple opponents while she only has 1.


26 posted on 03/05/2014 10:34:12 AM PST by Texas resident
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To: fatnotlazy

Well this was a primary so it had very little turnout. Texas also required an ID to vote so the dems are saving their cheating/lying for november


27 posted on 03/05/2014 10:37:19 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: JLAGRAYFOX
I'm trying to find the Texas primary gloat thread. The one where Cronyn was wiped out by a tea party challenger.
28 posted on 03/05/2014 5:07:36 PM PST by billhilly (Its OK, the left hated Bush.)
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To: billhilly

Even worse...Cornyn was endorsed today by Cruz and got $2500 from his campaign fund.


29 posted on 03/05/2014 5:08:51 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: nascarnation
Even worse...Cornyn was endorsed today by Cruz and got $2500 from his campaign fund.

You didn't expect him to endorse the Democrat, did you?

30 posted on 03/05/2014 5:15:38 PM PST by okie01 (The Mainstream Media -- IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: okie01
You didn't expect him to endorse the Democrat, did you?

Harvard lawyers make me nervous...LOL.

31 posted on 03/05/2014 5:17:04 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: nascarnation

If the objective is to keep the seats we have, and to build upon that base, today was a good start. If that is not the objective....................boom.


32 posted on 03/05/2014 5:56:35 PM PST by billhilly (Its OK, the left hated Bush.)
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To: billhilly

MSNBC ATTACKS GREG ABBOTT: ‘IT’S HARD TO TURN A GUY IN A WHEELCHAIR INTO A VILLAIN’

Just remembering Larry Flint.


33 posted on 03/05/2014 5:59:28 PM PST by billhilly (Its OK, the left hated Bush.)
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To: billhilly

MSNBC ATTACKS GREG ABBOTT: ‘IT’S HARD TO TURN A GUY IN A WHEELCHAIR INTO A VILLAIN’

Just remembering Larry Flint.


34 posted on 03/05/2014 6:11:36 PM PST by billhilly (Its OK, the left hated Bush.)
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To: Marcella

Regarding MSNBC, the entire broadcast crew are in the mental equivalent of a wheelchair.


35 posted on 03/05/2014 6:42:10 PM PST by billhilly (Its OK, the left hated Bush.)
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To: txrefugee
Gosh, and I thought Democrats were all about diversity, and not hurting peoples feelings!

(Hey Chuck, stand up! Let the people see you! Oh no, God love you Chuck!)

Its almost like they fear Mr. Abbott!

(We have nothing to fear but fear itself! And, of course, of rolling down the capitol steps unattended in this wheelchair....)

Maybe Mr. Abbott can lodge a diversity complaint with the Texas Attorney General against Wendykins and her campaign staff of lost boys and force them all to take sensitivity training!

36 posted on 03/05/2014 6:58:44 PM PST by Pete from Shawnee Mission ("Tell us another story Wendy! You tell us good stories!")
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To: mandaladon
According to Wikipedia:

Abbott became a paraplegic when an oak tree fell on him while he was running following a storm in 1984. He had two steel rods implanted in his spine, underwent extensive rehabilitation at TIRR Memorial Hermann in Houston, and has used a wheelchair ever since. He sued the homeowner and won an insurance settlement worth more than $10 million.

Is this for real? Sued someone for what a tree did to him?

37 posted on 03/05/2014 7:09:12 PM PST by Lizavetta
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