Two years ago, comedian Conan O’Brien spoofed an interview that current Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton had at the time conducted with ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer.
The interview had been about Clinton’s lingering health issues following the concussion she suffered in 2012.
The spoof included a 20-second snippet from this interview, but with one noticeable difference.
Take a look:
Clinton’s eyes were essentially made to oscillate freakishly and move in different directions at the same time.
Coincidentally, the way her eyes appeared in the spoof was awfully similar to how they looked when she spoke Monday in Philadelphia, where her eyes seemed at times to be quite out-of-sync:
Writing for The Hill, Dr. John R. Coppedge, a general surgeon from Texas, hypothesized that Clinton had suffered “damage or pressure on her sixth cranial nerve.”
“It is known that she suffered a traumatic brain injury in late 2012,” he wrote. “What is also known is that she was diagnosed with a transverse sinus thrombosis — blood clot in the major vein at the base of the brain.”
“Almost all patients with a transverse sinus thrombosis suffer swelling of the brain and increased intracranial pressure,” he continued. “Most have headaches, balance issues and visual disturbances — all of which Clinton was reported to have following that event.”
And all of which were evidently still a problem for the presidential candidate — just as they had been when she suffered the concussion in 2012, when Conan spoofed her interview in 2014 and when she spoke at a campaign event this week.
This wasn’t a woman who had merely been injured and then recovered. This was a woman whose health had seemingly not improved much since the time she sustained a concussion.
Some would argue that she was therefore a woman who was not fit to be president as well.
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