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Rove's dig at Clinton's health
May 13th, 2014
05:04 PM ET

Rove's dig at Clinton's health

Karl Rove's suggestion that Hillary Clinton suffers from a brain injury is coming under attack.

Rove, the mastermind behind George W. Bush's two presidential election victories, appeared at a conference last Thursday, where he discussed a 2012 incident that sent the then-secretary of state to the hospital, according to the New York Post's Page Six, the newspaper's well-known gossip column.

"Thirty days in the hospital?" asked Rove, a Fox News Channel contributor, according to the report. "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." FULL STORY.

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soundoff (17 Responses)
  1. oink oink

    The only thing ol'rover is digging in is the damn mud. Oink Oink*

    May 14, 2014 at 5:14 pm | Reply
  2. Hector Slagg

    Humm,
    Something for the voters to ponder should she run/get nominated. What Rove said in no worse that harry Reid standing on the floor of the Senate and Proclaim Mitt Romney didn't pay any Taxes.

    May 14, 2014 at 2:35 pm | Reply
    • You're poor

      You're poor Slagg. So why do you vote against your own interests?

      May 14, 2014 at 5:01 pm | Reply
      • Gunderson

        Well,
        Yes I'm poor. I run Non Profit Corporation. I didn't plan it that way but that's the way it turned out. It was all those Liberal Giveaway Programs that killed me. If Hillary get's elected it will make the 1930's look like a Sunday Picnic. Come to think of it with all those 29 Hour Work Weeks, that's how it looks now. not sure who's Brain Dead, you or Hillary.

        May 15, 2014 at 10:59 am |
      • You're poor

        Explain how the "Liberal Giveaway programs killed you" when YOU will be the one needing SS and Medicare?

        May 15, 2014 at 11:17 am |
  3. John

    Since the Obama administration has decided to become the most secretive and misleading presidency in US history questions like this will continue to be put forth and frankly we deserve to know. You and I are paying their salaries. They work for us not the other way around.

    May 14, 2014 at 12:49 pm | Reply
  4. George

    More cnn/dem misinformation. He said nothing about a brain injury.

    May 14, 2014 at 11:52 am | Reply
  5. jboh

    This is low even for this sewer rat.

    May 14, 2014 at 11:06 am | Reply
  6. 333maxwell

    It's ok.. Mr Rove got the misinformation out to his underlings, and they will gleefully run with the nonsense long after Mrs Clinton has been elected President.

    Much like the Birth Certificate, the truth is not a required ingredient with these folks. All they need is a talking point, and they are fine with fiction for material to work with...

    Mr Rove is seemingly as slippery as he is wet ('wet' as in Karl Rove is 'intoxicated'.... Intoxicated on Karl Rove).

    May 14, 2014 at 1:57 am | Reply
  7. 333maxwell

    It's ok.. Mr Rove got the misinformation out to his underlings, and they will gleefully run with the nonsense long after Mrs Clinton has been elected President.

    Much like the Birth Certificate, the truth is not a required ingredient with these folks. All they need is a talking point, and they are fine with fiction for material to work with.

    Mr Rove is seemingly as slippery as he is wet ('wet' as in Karl Rove is 'intoxicated'.... Intoxicated on Karl Rove).

    May 14, 2014 at 1:57 am | Reply
  8. jerryball

    Rove's fat man looks hides his AIDS+ status. No room to talk there.

    May 14, 2014 at 12:06 am | Reply
  9. Chris

    He nailed it on the head. Clinton should not be allowed to seek the presidency period, she lied and four of our guys died.

    May 13, 2014 at 8:30 pm | Reply
  10. 2_indy1600

    One concussion is a brain injury; two or more can result in "concussion syndrome," which is brain damage. She quit State Dept after Benghazi, which was certainly sound judgment, but should beware of too much "drunk texting," which could lead to future falls.

    May 13, 2014 at 7:40 pm | Reply
    • So

      So how did you injure your brain? It must have already been injured when you voted for Palin.

      May 14, 2014 at 2:43 pm | Reply
  11. bill

    we know she has a brain problem--believed IT WAS A VIDEO. Never said a word for the girls bill took advantage of, his WAR ON WOMEN. yes, we would like to know

    May 13, 2014 at 7:06 pm | Reply
  12. Jeff Woolf

    Here's Karl, starting up 2016 by oozing his predictable bucket of manufactured slime. He'll keep cookin' it up and throwin' that poisonous slime all over the wall...... All that big money can buy can buy...and CNN will gleefully repeat every every single splat....over and over and over again. The more outrageous, the better the ratings, so it will be lovingly slurped and taste-tested every night, 'cause the American People need to know every bilious Republican myth. You folks in the press ask if we're ready for more of the Clinton's. The real question is, "Is everybody's stomach strong enough for more of the indigestible bile from the Clinton Haters?"

    May 13, 2014 at 6:09 pm | Reply
  13. kurt

    If (most likely when) Hillary starts running for president, she'll be giving even more speeches then she is now.

    If she's in any way impaired, both in decision making and judgement as well as physical well being... we'll see it. But to be honest if anything were there we'd have already seen it. It's not like she's been invisible.

    It's a stupid thing for him to say. It makes him bad but doesn't hurt her in the slightest... because we'll be able to judge her on her actions on the campaign trail. There is really no positive for the GOP in that line of attack.

    May 13, 2014 at 5:54 pm | Reply

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