Texas, thy name is Judas Iscariot

Forgive me for the oafish headline, but I could think of no better equivalent to what I read this morning. First, the background.

The Dallas Morning News reports that Attorney General Greg Abbott, despite being confined to a wheelchair and an allegedly ardent support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, has fervently fought against other disabled Texans who sue under that law and similar ones. The article, which does read like a hit-piece, chronicles Abbott’s early support of the law, both as  Justice on the Texas Supreme Court and a private citizen, including being instrumental in the charge to add wheelchair accessibility to the Supreme Court’s chambers and other offices.

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