Media question Donald Trump’s health, called it sexist to question Hillary Clinton’s

Remember when the mainstream media called it sexist and a conspiracy theory to question former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s health during the 2016 presidential election? Well, that same media are now pontificating on President Donald Trump’s health.

If the media didn’t have double standards, they wouldn’t have any standards at all…

On Wednesday, President Trump delivered a speech, recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and moving the U.S. embassy. This infuriated everyone, including the media.

But during his prepared remarks, he seemed to slur his speech. What was obvious a case of dry mouth (it is evident by watching his mouth during the speech), some seem to suggest that he is being drugged or that he is suffering from a disease or illness.

CNN, again, who slammed Clinton health concerns as sexist and nothing more than a conspiracy theory, wrote on Thursday:

Toward the end of the news conference, some on Twitter and Facebook noted that the President’s usual speech pattern changed and that he started to slur his words — and they speculated about what it could mean. … People can slur their words for any number of reasons. It can be a sign of problems with a nervous system disorder like a brain tumor or a stroke. People who have cerebral palsy or Guillain-Barré Syndrome can struggle with slurring. Multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, Lyme disease, Huntington’s, Myasthenia gravis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson’s and Wilson’s disease all can cause it. Dental work — such as ill-fitting dentures — can also be blamed. Medication can impact speech, as can drugs and alcohol. Or people can simply slur their words when they get tired.

So, using the logic of CNN, and the rest of the media, it is sexist and a conspiracy theory to wonder about President Trump’s health.

This shouldn’t be surprising. The media reported extensively about Senator John McCain’s health in 2008. When they were outed last year, they defended it by saying it was all right to question his health, but not Clinton’s.

Uh huh.

And this is just Reason No. 234324 why Trump’s base gets riled up.

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