Yesterday the Wendy Davis campaign released a new ad attacking her Texas gubernatorial opponent Greg Abbott, who is a paraplegic.

The shockingly tasteless ad was immediately condemned not only by Republicans but by… everyone.

The Washington Post called the ad “one of the nastiest campaign ads you will ever see.” WashPo reporter Chris Cillizza tweeted:

CNN deemed the ad a ”Hail Mary” by Davis, who is being trounced by Abbot in the polls 54% to 40%.

The Mother Jones headline: “If Wendy Davis thinks she can win an election by pointing out her opponent’s disability, she’s wrong.”

Dave Catanese of U.S. News & World Report tweeted, “Wendy Davis has gone off the rails.”

The Buzz Feed headline: “Wendy Davis ad subtly points out opponent is in a wheelchair with big photo of wheelchair.”

Texas Observer’s Christopher Hooks tweeted: ““Holy sh– guys. Think of the number of people this had to get past in the planning process.”

Kasie Hunt from NBC News tweeted:“The new Wendy Davis ad… just, Wow.”

The Fusion’s Jordan Fabian wrote: “Trailing by double digits in the polls, the Democrat has apparently decided to go down swinging. And she’s doing it in the ugliest way possible.”

I could go on and on… and on. Read more at defeatdavis.com.

Then the tweet hashtag got started, #NextWendyDavisAd. A sampling of the groaners…

I suggested that a new moniker for Davis to replace Abortion Barbie might be Paraplegic Skipper. Get it? Oy.

You get the idea. So what suggestions do you have for Wendy Davis’s next campaign ad?

[Top graphic via The Fusion]

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