Does this throw Hillary's health right to the front of all the debates? With her constant coughing and her age added to the rigorous schedule and now a hot day in the NYC sun, the equation is not good.
Hillary Clinton falling ill Sunday morning at a memorial service on the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks will catapult questions about her health from the ranks of conservative conspiracy theory to perhaps the central debate in the presidential race over the coming days.
“Secretary Clinton attended the September 11th Commemoration Ceremony for just an hour and thirty minutes this morning to pay her respects and greet some of the families of the fallen,” spokesman Nick Merrill said. “During the ceremony, she felt overheated, so departed to go to her daughter’s apartment and is feeling much better.”
What that statement leaves out is that a) it came 90 minutes after Clinton left the ceremony b) reporters – or even a reporter – were not allowed to follow her and c) the temperature in New York City at the time of Clinton’s overheating was in the low 80s. (A heat wave over the eastern United States broke Saturday night/Sunday morning.)
She later left her daughter’s apartment, saying she was “feeling great” and waving at the crowd, per the Associated Press. – pressherald.com
Apparently the intro picture above is her leaving her daughter's apartment building.
My first thought, is this all real? We don't see her face in the video, but it does look like her. And then where are all the secret service agents as she walks the streets of NYC? Is this a look-alike playing the part?
Apparently it's all real, but should we be worried? My mother is about Hillary's age and I know she has good days and bad days with aches, ailments, and yes, coughing, but I would still trust my mother to run the nation better than many, many others. And I am sure like my mother, Hillary overheats easily and probably hates the direct sun with a passion, too. You can't do it all mom / Hillary.
With our practice of electing old(er) people to run our nation, is this heat stroke incident just something we have to realize will happen with the people we put into that office? Order more umbrellas!
For more on this, head over to The Portland Press Herald.
And as the New York Times’ Adam Nagourney tweeted on Sunday morning, now might be a good time for Clinton to release a fuller record of her medical history:
“Feels like a good day for Clinton to release her medical records and call on Trump to do same”
Sunday morning changed the conversation in the race about Clinton’s health. Or rather it will force Clinton to have a conversation about her health in the race. – pressherald.com
Should she address the issue?
Nip it in the bud before doubt is allowed to flourish?
Is this a worry at all?
Hours after her stumble, CNN is reporting Clinton has Pneumonia.
Head over to CNN.com for more on this development.