Abbott by StampfliWhen Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, a paraplegic, announced his candidacy for governor we editors here at New Mobility had a spirited debate about him.

He’s a great man, I asserted. That’s hard for me to admit, since my politics lean toward tree-hugging.

And it’s not every decade that a wheelchair user is considered the most likely candidate to win a gubernatorial race. That’s big, we said.

But! But … well, Abbott’s not exactly a friend to the disability community. He’s not shown up at any disability-related events, according to our Texan sources, outside of Wounded Warriors. And he even asserted in federa