- Russel Honore, LTG, United States Army National Guard (R), 2005
Remember during the Katrina crisis in New Orleans eleven years ago when General Honore made this comment to a reporter trying to sensationalize the problems and cast disparity on those trying to save lives and proper? General Honore's short but on point quote was so appropriate and, sadly, it is needed often during this election campaign as well.
About a week ago when the public began to notice Hillary's health issues, Chris Cillizza, a full time blogger for the Washington Post commented that any concerns about Hillary's health were just conspiracy theories drummed up to cast disparity on her qualifications to be President of the United States. Cillizza has repeatedly held his ground despite additional health issues popping up which are impossible to cover up, such as her fainting spell and fall in New York at the 9/11 memorial event which is now blamed on pneumonia.
Well, now the Washington Post itself appears to be presenting conspiracy theories of its own, at least from the point of view of one of the paper's reporters, Cindy Boren. Boren reported that Nigerian born Doctor Bennet Omalu, the man credited with discovering how Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is the cause of so many professional football players psychiatric disturbances and early dementia, now thinks that Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump may have poisoned Hillary. She started it is a report that she read but then doubled down due to Dr. Omalu's medical credentials. Really, Ms. Boren? Are you really that full of yourself and your political persuasion that you and your supposedly esteemed paper will hoist this malarkey on us?
Actually, folks, it's more likely that America's journalism schools are impacted by CTE since they no longer teach the art of investigating and reporting the news. Today they merely copy talking points and polls as long as they support the liberal bias. And as for Dr. Omalu, if he truly believes what is reported then the licensing board for his professional qualifications needs to take a good look at his fitness to practice medicine.
And to you, Chris Cillizza. What say you about this? Don't be bashful and quiet, your own professional reputation, what there is of it is on the line. Tell your employer to take the once great Post and shape it up or close it down.
Where is Walter Winchell when we need him?
Hat tip to Peter Hassan of the Daily Caller for bringing the story out.