I wish Cawthorn used his platform to undermine ableism by showing his political party that not everyone can stand, and that is okay. I wish he showed the GOP that it is okay to be Disabled. I wish he acted as a role model to Disabled children, showing that he doesn’t have to perform able-bodiedness in order to be a leader. He can lead just as efficiently from a chair. There is enough pressure on Disabled children without having someone like Cawthorn standing and catering to able-bodied norms.
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I understand that everyone is tired of political posts and negativity, but as a disabled person, I can no longer … More