Posted: March 15, 2012 by Ty in Spirituality

Disability Voices

If you’ve been on Twitter today chances are you’ve heard about Nadine Dorries suggestion that disabled people who use Twitter should be reported to the DWP for benefit fraud.

For those that don’t know, Nadine Dorries is a conservative MP.  She appeared on Towerblock of Commons earlier this year and it’s safe to say she was controversial then and continues to be now.

In the blog entry linked above she suggests that MPs shouldn’t blog.  Which clearly makes her a hypocrite, being an MP who is blogging.  And she also comments about people who tweet a lot.  Her suggestion is that some people are obsessed with tweeting and that we will soon hear about “obsessive tweeters” needing to go to rehab.

I’m not going to deny that the possibility exists that someone could get addicted to twitter.  Because people can get addicted to anything.  However she then takes it further saying

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