This entire discussion and controversy is unconscionable. For WEEKS, trumplestilskiens have been promoting conpiracy theories, easily debunked, about HRC’S health, and the media has allowed and perpetuated it, ignoring the detailed health information she had already released. Yes, it was in letter form, but it was detailed with the very information you are now seeking. Instead you mention it as a letter from her doctor, giving it the same weight as the mockery the other side put out.
Now you, the media, is horrified that the campaign is not being transparent about an illness? When you and the Trump campaign are touting stories of non-existent body doubles, diseases, and such, you ask “why didn’t she come out and just say she had this passing treatable illness?” Are you kidding me?
If her team came out Friday and said she had pneumonia and was taking a few days off for rest per doctors orders what would you all gave reacted with? Be honest, if you can. How many nanoseconds would it have taken before the stories of secret heart transplants, stem cell treatments, rehab, chip implants, brain surgery, etc would have started.
What would Guiliani’s reaction have been to that. Picture it, seriously.
This isn’t an example of lack of transparency or being secretive, and you don’t get to compare it as apples to apples over releasing information.
It’s not a health crisis, she got a bad cold, powered through it, like all of us do, and it got the better of her, largely due to the ever precious “optics” the media and the other side have falsely shoved on her without reason or parity.
You all attack her hair, her tone in saying hello, her smile … if it’s not the smile you want it becomes fodder for discussion about a stroke, or a seizure. The medical information she has already released shows there’s no risk or history of that, but you ignore that, comparing her detailed medical letter with the farcical prose from the clown.
You don’t have the right to this because you have proven, over 40 years, to be irresponsible and malicious with every ounce of information about and from her you have received, so you don’t get to question why she withholds basic information that has no bearing on the larger issues or picture, just as it would be none of your business if she has a blister on her foot. (Which no doubt you would continue discussion of a predisposition to growths and conditions exacerbated by exercise calling into question her stamina and fragility.)
The so-called news media continues to prove itself wholly irresponsible with handling any information.