Saturday, January 20, 2018

Doctor Pinnochio

During the week the White House physician Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson spoke to the media and gave a glowing report on POTUS45's health. Repeating the word "excellent" more than half a dozen times and uttered statements like "He has incredible genes... He has incredibly good genes, and it's just the way God made him." - God of course having no place in a medical diagnosis, but that's another issue.

Other statements included "if he had a healthier diet over the last 20 years, he might live to be 200 years old" which lead the media to question if the man was even a real doctor. Yes he's a real doctor but he's lying.

He's lying because he reported that the president had somehow grown an entire inch in his 70's. He's lying because he reported that the president is just one pound shy of being classed as obese. He's lying because I've stood in uniform and lied to enough people at the behest of a superior to recognise when I see other people forced into doing it too. 

Sadly that's what's missing from the media reports questioning Dr. Jackson's diagnosis. Like it or not POTUS45 is the Commander in Chief of the U.S. Armed Forces of which Dr. Jackson is a member. Ordering a subordinate to give false statements is not a crime. Giving false statements to the media is not a crime. But I do hope Dr. Jackson is of good enough character to at least loose sleep over what he's had to say...

I know I have.

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