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Playing the Handicap Card

Am I Disabled Enough to Get Special Treatment? Earlier this year, I wrote an article describing a personal challenge I faced when people illegally parked in handicap spots. The piece got picked up by Yahoo! and garnered over 600 comments. Many people expressed support of my plight, but a fair number of commenters were downright cruel. People said I wasn’t really handicapped, I was just lazy, fat, mean, and a whole host of other insults. They insinuated that I do not really need a placard and am abusing the system.… Read more Playing the Handicap Card