WHEELCHAIR TRUTHERS: Progs Demand Texas Republican ‘Prove He is Paraplegic’

Published on January 28, 2014

Liberal-leaning “wheelchair truthers” are now suggesting that the Texas Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott is just pretending to be a paraplegic.

Tweeters of the world discovered two commenters making the bizarre claim in well-respected Texas-based publications, reports Twitchy.

Abbott is the current attorney general of the Lone Star State and has been a paraplegic for the last 30 years. According to the brief biography at his website, he became disabled in 1984 when an oak tree fell on him while he was jogging after a thunderstorm.

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His likely opponent is Democrat Wendy Davis, a Texas state senator who became famous last summer when she filibustered an anti-abortion bill.

One disbelieving commenter, Robert Cuthbertson, expressed skepticism via Texas Tribune on Facebook that Abbott is actually needs his wheelchair.

“They mock Ms. Davis!!! Give us the medical records. Prove he is paraplegic. he had a kid after the incident…check to see what the odds are of that happening with SEVERE lower spinal cord injury!!”

Read more: dailycaller.com

See some of the tweets of people reacting to the “Wheelchair Truthers” via Twitchy: