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Report: Karl Rove suggests Hillary fall might have caused brain injury
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Posted on 05/12/2014 10:29:45 PM PDT by chessplayer

This is just breaking, so I thought I’d serve it up for y’all:

Onstage with Robert Gibbs and CBS correspondent and “Spies Against Armageddon” co-author Dan Raviv, Rove said Republicans should keep the Benghazi issue alive.

He said if Clinton runs for president, voters must be told what happened when she suffered a fall in December 2012.

The official diagnosis was a blood clot. Rove told the conference near LA Thursday, “Thirty days in the hospital? And when she reappears, she’s wearing glasses that are only for people who have traumatic brain injury? We need to know what’s up with that.”

I know everyone’s going to be in a tizzy of righteous indignation over this, and Rove sounds rather blunter about it than I’d be. But the fall was serious, her disappearance lengthy, and information about her condition not exactly readily available. There would be questions about it just as there were always questions about McCain’s health, right? I suppose those questions are seen as unseemly, but I’m not sure they’re out of bounds.


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Ok, I know this thread will be flooded with unfunny, infantile "jokes," but Rove has brought a serious question. I remember back in the '70s when Romney was declared mentally unfit/damaged for office because he shed some tears.
1 posted on 05/12/2014 10:29:45 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

She was out of sight for thirty days? Yep, rehab takes a while.


2 posted on 05/12/2014 10:32:09 PM PDT by Hetty_Fauxvert (FUBO, and the useful idiots you rode in on!)
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To: chessplayer

That picture of Hillary’s glasses on Drudge is pretty creepy.


3 posted on 05/12/2014 10:32:48 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: chessplayer

Hildabeast and Porky Pig would make a helluva couple.


4 posted on 05/12/2014 10:36:27 PM PDT by Kevin in California
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To: chessplayer
He should be talking about her being thrown off of the Watergate investigation for lying.
5 posted on 05/12/2014 10:37:48 PM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: Hetty_Fauxvert

From observing a dozen-odd head injuries while serving in the Air Force.....there’s three basic levels. A ‘bump’ which results in you staying one night in the base hospital for observation. A ‘substantial concussion’, which results in you staying five to seven days. And a major brain injury episode, where you spend four weeks and someone usually discussing you getting a medical discharge with disability.

If she had walked out after five days, I don’t anyone would suggest anything. To have spent thirty days, there’s more to the health story and I think she’s got some permanent deal to handle.

Me personally? I think she’s trying to pick up some donor cash, and act as a person of influence on the 2016 race, rather than run herself. I suspect she’s got someone else in mind (not Maryland’s governor)...and trying to outcorner the Obama team’s choice of a personal pick from their players (likely Maryland’s governor).


6 posted on 05/12/2014 10:42:01 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: chessplayer

Now that it’s openly being discussed, we need to investigate...


7 posted on 05/12/2014 10:42:42 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: chessplayer
Also, Rove now thinks Benghazi should be investigated.

Wasn't it earlier considered a "distraction" by the GOPe? What has changed? Now Rove wants to campaign on it. Must be a lot of dirt ready to come out...

8 posted on 05/12/2014 10:44:46 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: chessplayer

Not to mention having to hit the tarmac under sniper fire as soon as she landed in Iraq.


9 posted on 05/12/2014 10:45:15 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: pepsionice

Have you ever seen those weird glasses before?


10 posted on 05/12/2014 10:46:40 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: chessplayer

11 posted on 05/12/2014 10:47:43 PM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: chessplayer
This is the warmup for the "I do not recall that" defense.

Betcha didn't see that coming...(/s)

12 posted on 05/12/2014 10:51:40 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: chessplayer

It’s more likely it was a deliberate disappearance to avoid answering difficult questions until they were “last year.”


13 posted on 05/12/2014 10:51:49 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: chessplayer

I have no idea whether Hillary Clinton has a brain injury or any other sickness or illness....but when a sixty-seven year old woman puts weight on in rapid fashion the way Ms. Clinton has, it is generally cause for concern. Now she may be as healthy as healthy can be...but she has developing “political” problems that I believe will cause her...down the road, to opt out of the 2016 POTUS run!!! We shall see....as time, and politics moves on!!!

The Obama Presidency has failed. It has been reduced to just plain old simple lie telling by just about everyone in the administration from Obama on down!!! The American people have lost faith in their government, and that faith will never return until Obama is out of office.

If the Dmocrat Party wants to save itself.....it has only one choice open to it....force Obama to resign or impeach him!!! That...of course will never happen....but Obama is destroying the Democart Party while trying his best to also destroy the USA economy and the country, itself!!!


14 posted on 05/12/2014 10:56:53 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!.)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

...under sniper fire as soon as she landed in Iraq.
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I believe that was in Bosnia; not Iraq.


15 posted on 05/12/2014 10:56:58 PM PDT by octex
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To: chessplayer

She-Devil! drinks a lot, so she’s a stumble bum. She falls a hit her widdle head...call the Waa!mbulance.


17 posted on 05/12/2014 11:00:33 PM PDT by Gasshog (DemoKKKrats: Leaders of the Free Sh!t World)
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To: chessplayer
“I remember back in the ‘70s when Romney was declared mentally unfit/damaged for office because he shed some tears.”

It was not Romney, it was Edmund Muskie. And he did not just “shed some tears”. He broke down and stated weeping uncontrollably at a public event because he was criticized in a newspaper article.

18 posted on 05/12/2014 11:13:27 PM PDT by detective
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To: chessplayer

I agree, it is a serious matter Unfortunately I think many Americans would vote for her out of sympathy and as a reward for having “overcome her adversity.” Such is the sate of American culture and politics.


19 posted on 05/12/2014 11:24:35 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't give up! The liberals are buggering and aborting themselves into extinction.)
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To: Aria

Only once or twice. Generally, you get to this degree of vision correction...if you’ve got a permanent blurry vision issue. There’s some exercise process for you to ‘rebalance’ your vision when you get to these glasses, and they only serve for a period of time (like a year). My hunch is that she had some mini-stroke, and is using the trip-and-fell accident to explain things. The fact that she really cancelled out all public appearances for six months after the episode....leads me to think she’s had a pretty long extended recovery period. I doubt if she’s one-hundred percent, and a campaign episode (especially a full-year on the road)...will likely result in another stroke. She’s got someone in her mind....to help...and it won’t be the Obama choice for the Democrats.


20 posted on 05/12/2014 11:42:49 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: chessplayer

Hillary could die, and the ‘RATS would run her corpse for POTUS, with the leftist media playing along — Weekend at Bubba’s

[Fish gotta swim, birds gotta fly, and Clintons gotta run for political office. They’re not competent to do anything else.]


21 posted on 05/12/2014 11:45:55 PM PDT by twister881
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To: chessplayer

Check out the headline:

http://www.headlineoftheday.com/


22 posted on 05/12/2014 11:54:38 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: detective

Those were snowflakes that landed on his cheeks!


23 posted on 05/12/2014 11:56:54 PM PDT by Haiku Guy (Health Care Haiku: If You Have a Right / To the Labor I Provide / I Must Be Your Slave)
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To: chessplayer

on another FR thread, I brought up
the issue of HRC’s puffy face.

somebody commented... steroids, Prednisone


24 posted on 05/13/2014 12:01:07 AM PDT by RockyTx
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To: octex

She may have developed amnesia too as a result.


25 posted on 05/13/2014 12:03:02 AM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: pepsionice

Chelsea Clinton will be 35 years old on February 27, 2015, and legally eligible to be President.

Imagine the stirring scene, as Chelsea picks up the torch dropped by her ailing mother, laid low by the stresses of her extraordinary service to our country as Secretary of State!


26 posted on 05/13/2014 12:03:48 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (Health Care Haiku: If You Have a Right / To the Labor I Provide / I Must Be Your Slave)
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To: pepsionice

Chelsea Clinton will be 35 years old on February 27, 2015, and legally eligible to be President.

Imagine the stirring scene, as Chelsea picks up the torch dropped by her ailing mother, laid low by the stresses of her extraordinary service to our country as Secretary of State!


27 posted on 05/13/2014 12:04:00 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (Health Care Haiku: If You Have a Right / To the Labor I Provide / I Must Be Your Slave)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

She contracted that from Bill.


28 posted on 05/13/2014 12:04:22 AM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: Haiku Guy

I know, I am a sick bastard...

But who would have predicted President Barack Obama in 2006?


29 posted on 05/13/2014 12:06:32 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (Health Care Haiku: If You Have a Right / To the Labor I Provide / I Must Be Your Slave)
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To: Haiku Guy

No....I’m thinking the other way. Hillary helps someone, who makes a promise to pick up Chelsea for some agency post (getting time and attention). Chelsea retreats after 2020 to some state apparatus like Maryland or Illinois and gets an attorney general position, and maybe around 2024....starts to look like a national candidate.


30 posted on 05/13/2014 12:07:59 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: pepsionice

Why wait? Mommy and Daddy aren’t getting any younger. Chances are, neither will be alive in 2024.


31 posted on 05/13/2014 12:18:29 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (Health Care Haiku: If You Have a Right / To the Labor I Provide / I Must Be Your Slave)
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To: chessplayer

These seemed to be pretty strange comments from Karl Rove.

It makes you wonder if Rove has medical records that back up the statements.


32 posted on 05/13/2014 12:27:21 AM PDT by tahoeblue
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To: Aria

My daughter has a brain injury and she has prisms on her glasses. They are to correct double and triple vision in the lower field so she needs them for reading while looking down. Generally, they are to help with peripheral vision. The prisms are added to her regular glasses. You can actually see them if you are looking closely.


33 posted on 05/13/2014 1:11:27 AM PDT by goosie
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To: chessplayer

In her case - traumatic brain injury would most likely be an improvement.

( no joke)


34 posted on 05/13/2014 1:13:56 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: chessplayer

Here she is leaving hospital. Face contorted. Definitely may have stroked out.


Chelsea in tears visiting mom early on. At the time, paid Clinton liars were spinning it as some kind of stomach virus. But you rarely break down in tears over a virus. However, over a stroke...

I call bogus on the virus lie and bogus on the concussion lie. It was a stroke or a tumor, either of which may have resulted in permanent brain damage. Shame on the American people if they don't see through the constant stream of lies emanating from democrats and elect a brain-damaged hateful communist as their next president.

35 posted on 05/13/2014 1:17:30 AM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: chessplayer
I remember back in the '70s when Romney was declared mentally unfit/damaged for office because he shed some tears.

You need to designate which Romney (or was it that wishy-washy Donk senator from a northeastern state?).

There is snow. There are tears. But brain damage is a terrible thing! Especially, when it is at the hands of LBJ's gubmint!

36 posted on 05/13/2014 1:36:42 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: chessplayer

Her head makes tell-tale rattling noises when she shakes it.


37 posted on 05/13/2014 1:45:19 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: chessplayer

She never fell. She was just avoiding testimony.


38 posted on 05/13/2014 2:20:10 AM PDT by castlegreyskull
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To: chessplayer

Remember Senator Thomas Eagleton (D-MO).

IIRC, he had to withdraw as the Dems’ Veep nominee after it was learned he had electroshock therapy.

As for Hillary, I’m betting she is having Transient Ischemic Attacks, a series of ministrokes. They will affect vision, memory loss, speech, balance, etc.


39 posted on 05/13/2014 2:42:41 AM PDT by peyton randolph (Show me the man and I will find the crime. - Lavrenti Beria)
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To: tahoeblue
These seemed to be pretty strange comments from Karl Rove. It makes you wonder if Rove has medical records that back up the statements.

The conservative talkers ( Hannity, Beck, Rush and even O'Rilley) every once in a while when talking 2016 will denote they think she has greater health issues than they are letting on.

Which makes you wonder.

What more are they privy too ( About Hillary ) that discernment and good judgement empowers them to bit their tongue. Case in point, Rush knew about Tiger Woods behavior but said nothing, and being held libel may have been an issue but that is one example.

40 posted on 05/13/2014 2:46:48 AM PDT by taildragger (The E-GOP won't know what hit them, The Party of Reagan is almost here, hang tight folks....)
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To: taildragger

Oops,: “Bite their tongue”....


41 posted on 05/13/2014 2:54:02 AM PDT by taildragger (The E-GOP won't know what hit them, The Party of Reagan is almost here, hang tight folks....)
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To: chessplayer

Remember when the media gleefully declared that Dole was too old to be president when a railing on a temporary podium broke away (no doubt installed by a union carpenter) and he fell?

H*****y will run, and enjoy front runner status just long enough until the REAL chosen one, who will be a younger, more vibrant, and attractive candidate appears out of nowhere and beats her for the nomination.

That was the same thing they did to her in 2008.

The only question is which minority (or minorities) the eventual candidate will represent.


42 posted on 05/13/2014 3:14:06 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Fresh Wind
The only question is which minority (or minorities) the eventual candidate will represent.

There's gotta be another wise Latina out there.

43 posted on 05/13/2014 3:22:12 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: chessplayer

hard to tell with Hillary. Could have been a stroke and more afterwards, or the disappearing act could have been to shut down any discussion of Bengazi until it was ‘old’ news. Can’t see Chelsea crying over the flu, tho.


44 posted on 05/13/2014 3:23:41 AM PDT by blueplum
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To: LibWhacker
Looks like Bill met up with a pretty nurse in there. Check out that inappropriate smile.


45 posted on 05/13/2014 3:25:08 AM PDT by arasina (Communism is EVIL. So there.)
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To: LibWhacker

I say aircraft accident. ..SEAL officer died....Iran...


46 posted on 05/13/2014 3:32:51 AM PDT by Article10 (Roger That)
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To: ADemocratNoMore; Akron Al; arbee4bush; agrace; ATOMIC_PUNK; Badeye; Bikers4Bush; BlindedByTruth; ...
FYI: Of possible interest ping !
47 posted on 05/13/2014 3:36:35 AM PDT by Las Vegas Dave (The democRATic party preys on the ignorant..!)
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To: Article10

Excessive drinking can cause a terrible fall which can cause terrible brain damage which can result in long term rehab time.....etc.

Hitlary is in no way “presidential material” and never was before or has been after the fall.


48 posted on 05/13/2014 3:36:48 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: chessplayer


49 posted on 05/13/2014 3:45:19 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: chessplayer
IIRC, Joe Biden has had two brain surgeries. (I wonder if frontal lobe damage isn't the reason for many of the absurd things that he says.) Detailed medical records, including brain scans were never produced. For reasons that I can't fathom, the Republicans didn't pursue this.

If Hillary requires special glasses (or an aide always on her side) to avoid running into things she is less than 100%. But so is Biden, and so (probably) is Zero -- from his drug use history -- so maybe brain damage is now a requirement to become a successful liberal politician!

I think it's mainly the people around her -- particularly Bill -- as well as the Clinton sycophants in the media, who believe that she's capable of being President. On a good day, she even believes it herself.


50 posted on 05/13/2014 3:46:47 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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