Hillary Clinton's new scandal: Clotgate!
December 31, 2012By Dick Polman
Remember when an ailing Hillary Clinton suffered a concussion - and denizens of the right-wing fever swamp duly insisted that she was faking illness so she wouldn't have to testify about Benghazi?
This was in early December, when the New York Post mocked her with the headline, "Hillary Clinton's Head Fake." When Charles Krauthammer went on Fox News and diagnosed her ailment as "acute Benghazi allergy." When lame duck nutcase congressman Allen West called it "a case of Benghazi flu." When fever-swampers were tweeting mock Hillary quotes like "Help! I've fallen and I can't testify about Benghazi!"
Well, now we have this news from the real world: "Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was hospitalized Sunday after doctors discovered a blood clot during a follow-up exam related to a concussion she suffered this month, her spokesman said. She is expected to remain at New York Presbyterian Hospital for the next 48 hours so doctors can monitor her condition and treat her with anti-coagulants."
And, it turns out, she has been diagnosed that way in the past: "In 1998, Clinton suffered a large blood clot behind her right knee while campaigning on behalf of Charles Schumer’s New York Senate bid." The new clot is reportedly located in a vein between her brain and skull, behind her right ear. It developed after she fell down and hit her head. She fainted from dehydration that stemmed from her stomach virus.
So, what do you think? In light of the latest medical reality, will the paranoids on the Republican right apologize for all their shameless remarks? Yeah, sure. The odds of that happening are lower than the odds of Quentin Tarantino joining the priesthood.
Instead, it's a fair bet that the fever swampers will merely up the ante. We can only imagine...
King Obama has reached an all-new low. Fast n' Furious and Solyndra were scandals worse than Watergate, but now he clearly deserves to be impeached for fomenting Clotgate.
Aww, Hillary supposedly has something called a '"thrombosis." Cry me a river. Where's the proof? Where are the long-form medical records? Why they haven't been released? What is she really trying to hide?
Weeks ago, Dr. Lisa Bardack of Mount Kisco Medical Group and Dr. Gigi El-Bayoumi of George Washington University said in a statement that Hillary had "developed a stomach virus, leading to extreme dehydration, and subsequently fainted. Over the course of this week we evaluated her and ultimately determined she had also sustained a concussion." Who are these "doctors" anyway? The GW Hospital "doctor" has a foreign name, and maybe the "doctor" from Mount Kisco gave campaign money to Obama.
Funny how that this "clot" showed up virtually 20 years after she plotted the murder of Vince Foster, who died scandalously just like those four Americans died in Benghazi.
Funny how she supposedly suffered a blood clot while campaigning for Chuck Schumer in 1998. Oh come on. 1998 was the year when Bill Clinton was lying about Monica Lewinsky. Hillary clearly pulled her clot stunt in order to get sympathy for Bill. We heard that there's proof of that somewhere, but clearly the documents have been suppressed.
Why isn't the liberal media reporting the truth about why people get these supposed "clots," when everyone already knows from science that clots are caused by a guilty conscience - which clearly is what Hillary has about the coverup of Benghazigate.
She hasn't held a public event in three weeks, which means that nobody has actually seen this "clot." Why has she refused to voluntarily testify in House Republican hearings about her alleged illness? Why are there no pictures of this "clot" on Twitter? As Sean Hannity said weeks ago, about the supposed concussion, "Let's see the medical report on that."
It's obvious that the "virus" lie, "dehydration" lie, "fainting" lie, and "concussion" lie haven't fooled Fox News, so now we're supposed to believe she is avoiding Benghazi by hiding out in a place called "New York Presbyterian," when in fact there is no actual proof that such a hospital exists.
The liberal media in liberal New York City says in a story today that Hillary "will ring in 2013 at the hospital," which means it's a fact that she will be partying. "Ring in" is a synonym for partying. And if she's partying, she's clearly able to stand up. And if she's able to stand up, she's clearly fit to stand up for America and testify - this very evening - about the worst Barry Hussein Obama scandal in American history. Why doesn't the media report that?
A New Year's resolution for all Clot Truthers: Finding out why Hillary Clinton hates America.
But seriously, folks: Happy new year to all. I'm back here on Wednesday.
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