Many people argue that many genuine disabled people are now being portrayed as ‘workshy’ and this is hate crime and an attack on the ‘deserving poor’ but I would like to argue that maybe if we could reserve the statement and say that actually the problem is that the genuine workshy are actually being portrayed as disabled people.
Because of society’s continued difficulties confronting disabled people in a normal way it is very easy for anyone to claim to be disabled without being challenged and so this is where the workshy can hide themselves in political correctness. People believe they are disabled if they say they are disabled, they become protected and deemed to too many to then be employable.
We should not let political correctness be used to enable the workshy to exploit and abuse the label of being disabled, especially since many disabled people can work or make another meaningful contribution to society.
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