Networks Largely Ignore Lefty Wendy Davis 'Wheelchair Ad' Attacking Republican Greg Abbott

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<p><em>See more in the <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/curtis-houck/2014/10/14/networks-largely-i…; target="_blank">cross-post</a> on the Newsbusters blog.</em></p>

<p>On Friday afternoon, Democratic candidate for Texas Governor Wendy Davis and her campaign <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lush7TZB860&quot; target="_blank">released</a> a new ad that took aim at her Republican opponent Greg Abbott as a <strong>&ldquo;hypocrite&rdquo; </strong>for supposedly not caring about the disabled after becoming a paraplegic in 1984.</p>

<p>Since the despicable ad aired, only one story has been offered on the morning or evening newscasts of the major broadcast networks through Monday night. That single story came on Tuesday morning during the 7:30 a.m. half-hour of NBC&rsquo;s <em>Today</em> by NBC News national correspondent Peter Alexander and lasted just over two minutes.</p>

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