Santorum pushes discredited stroke claim

Santorum pushes discredited stroke claim

There are 2 comments on the The Wichita Eagle story from Feb 4, 2012, titled Santorum pushes discredited stroke claim. In it, The Wichita Eagle reports that:

Professional medical groups have called such statements bogus. During a forum inside a church, Dobson cited an anonymous caller to a conservative radio show who said "for patients over 70 years of age, that advanced neurosurgical care was not generally indicated." The caller claimed that patients would be offered "comfort care" unless a panel of ... (more)

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conservative crapola

Bethlehem, PA

#1 Feb 4, 2012
so sanatorium, the fundie nutjob, also has a medical degree? That explains why he saddled himself to Terri Schiavo and proclaimed government intrusion was a good thing.
Merely B

Brooklyn, NY

#2 Jul 6, 2012
This news is understandably confusing and distressing. If it were true in any way it would be difficult but I am glad that this isn't the case. Statements like these are unfounded and shouldn't be made lightly without some fact-checking involved.

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