Skip to comments.MCCAIN'S CANCER: LIES OF THE TIMES
Posted on 10/21/2008 6:17:12 AM PDT by Kaslin
John McCain has never had a metastatic melanoma, no matter how often The New York Times' Larry Altman tries to insinuate that he has.
In May, I joined 19 other medical journalists (including two other MDs) to review 1,000-plus pages of McCain's medical records. Altman, a non-practicing physician, wasn't invited and has never seen the entire record. But representatives of many major media outlets did.
Yet the Times just ran Altman's Page One piece asserting that the release "leaves questions, even confusion, about his cancer. . . A critical question concerns inconsistencies in medical opinions about the severity of his melanoma." Not true.
The surgery to the left side of McCain's face back in 2000 was extensive, removing the melanoma and reconstructing his face. But the records resolved all questions. I was able to look through the pages easily in the three hours allotted, as most records were administrative notes, with little bearing on his actual care.
The pre-surgery skin biopsies of McCain's left temple speculated that the melanoma could have spread. But such biopsies are preliminary. The extensive and definitive, post-op reports showed clearly that it was an isolated melanoma, large but curable. All 33 lymph nodes, including the most predictive "sentinel" node, came back cancer free.
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But then, water is wet.
“The only confusion about his melanoma is in Altman’s mind, and the only question is why a veteran journalist would resort to blind speculation.”
That’s an easy one to answer. Because the NYT is fully dedicated to getting Obama elected and facts do not matter.
McCain should use the last of his campaign funds to buy 30 min of TV time to correct the lies the NYT has printed about him...but that might not be enough time.
This has been the most disgusting show of partisanship in the history of the Leftist msm.
Let’s see Obama’s chest x-rays. He smokes like a chimney.
Maybe Obama will turn over his paperwork now.... Ha Ha!
“McCain should use the last of his campaign funds to buy 30 min of TV time to correct the lies the NYT has printed about him...but that might not be enough time.”
They could get an auctioneer, or the guy from the micro-machines commercials, to barrel through the litany. That’d be fun to watch.
Frankly, I thought the alleged bombshell about McCain’s health was gonna be something really big.
This is pathetic. I have been saying for a week that the Marxist Onada and his crowd shot all their arrows three weeks ago. Nothing left in the quiver. This is drivel.
Maybe that’s why the Messiah is running off to his alleged ailing grandmother in Hawaii. Could this be a tantrum on his part? You know, if I can’t win I quit type of playground tantrum?
“John McCain has never had a metastatic melanoma.”
But, oddly enough, Joe Biden actually did have a brain aneurism. Which proves two things:
1. The Times is replaying Hillary’s pre-election assassination theory of Obama, dressed in different clothing to make it acceptable; and,
2. It’s actually possible to have a brain aneurism without having a brain.
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