Skip to main content

View Diary: Media pounds Bachmann migraines, campaign defends manhandling reporter (256 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  and yet another hypocrite (0+ / 0-)

    If Obama were the target of a smear campaign using a hatchet piece with unnamed uncited sources, declaring that he had this or that which incapacitated him, would you be singing the same tune?  Or would you be waving your arms and asking everyone to not jump to conclusions?

    I smell a big whopping double standard.

    If you have doctor reports indicating that her migraines are making it impossible for her to do her job, let's see 'em.  Otherwise all you got are anonymous stories from a smear campaign.

    We're supposed to be better than that.

    •  Thanks for the Smear. (1+ / 0-)
      Recommended by:

      I think she's admitted she gets them.  In addition, I presidential candidates actually have doctors reports that are released so that we will know soon enough.

      I think I was pretty clear in saying we don't know the facts and I would reserve judgment until a medical professioanl, as I would in the case of any individual with any medical condition.

      If her migraines consist of one or two a year and she takes a couple of excederin migraines and she's good to go, then this story is over.

      If, like a woman I know, her migraines are twice a week and require her to go to a hospital for shots and stay overnight, then its a bigger issues.

      I don't know and neither do you.  But having a medical condition that COULD effect your ability to serve as president will need to be vetted at some point, and not that I'm concern trolling here for the Republicans, wouldnt you want to know before you nominated her?

      •  by the way (0+ / 0-)

        per the front page article, her headaches are "infrequent" and don't require daily meds -- mine do.... and respond to as needed meds -- mine don't always... so she's likely in a less severe boat than mine.

        To be fair... lest I be called a hypocrite.

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site