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Fri Jan 25, 2013, 09:44 AM

Clinton May Suffer from Double-Vision (Oh oh, what will the lemmings say?)

Clinton May Suffer from Double-Vision



The eyeglasses worn by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in recent days appear to be for treating double-vision, the New York Daily News reports.

"As she testified about the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya, the secretary of state appeared to have tiny vertical lines etched onto the left lens of her new brown specs... Experts told the Daily News that Clinton likely has a Fresnel prism placed on her glasses. The adhesive panel is used to treat double vision."

A Clinton spokesman confirmed to Daily Intelligencer that Clinton will "be wearing these glasses instead of her contacts for a period of time because of lingering issues stemming from her concussion."

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/hillary-double-mrs-clinton-specs-hint-impairment-article-1.1247375
http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2013/01/hillary-clinton-glasses-fresnal-lens-concussion-double-vision.html

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Reply Clinton May Suffer from Double-Vision (Oh oh, what will the lemmings say?) (Original post)
kpete Jan 2013 OP
randome Jan 2013 #1
HockeyMom Jan 2013 #2
gateley Jan 2013 #6
politicaljunkie41910 Jan 2013 #3
Frustratedlady Jan 2013 #4
gateley Jan 2013 #5
antigop Jan 2013 #7
yellowcanine Jan 2013 #10
antigop Jan 2013 #12
yellowcanine Jan 2013 #13
antigop Jan 2013 #14
yellowcanine Jan 2013 #17
antigop Jan 2013 #18
antigop Jan 2013 #16
KittyWampus Jan 2013 #8
FirstLight Jan 2013 #23
yellowcanine Jan 2013 #9
antigop Jan 2013 #11
DURHAM D Jan 2013 #15
yellowcanine Jan 2013 #20
antigop Jan 2013 #22
kairos12 Jan 2013 #19
yellowcanine Jan 2013 #21
randome Jan 2013 #25
Paladin Jan 2013 #24
yellowcanine Jan 2013 #26
appleannie1 Jan 2013 #27

Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 09:45 AM

1. All that means is that she's running!!!

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 09:47 AM

2. I got double vision from taking CIPRO

It was only in one eye and I wore a patch over my bad eye. It went away by itself after 4 months. I wish Hillary well and hopefully her's will also heal by itself.

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Response to HockeyMom (Reply #2)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 10:02 AM

6. That's good to know, let's hope. And happy yours cleared up!

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 09:51 AM

3. Regardless of what her vision may be, she cleaned their clocks during her testimony Wednesday.

Did anyone here catch John Kerry's confirmation hearing yesterday, when congressman (little c) Ron Johnson asked Kerry about some of the statements Hillary had made the day before? John Kerry, first told Johnson, that if he were looking for daylight between himself and Hillary, he was looking in the wrong place. He then asked Johnson did he attend the briefing that the Intelligence Community provided to the members of Congress. Sheep Johnson sheepishly admitted that he hadn't and Kerry told him that, had he attended that briefing which was given for members of Congress, that he would have the answers to ALL his questions. You could hear the Swwwsssshhhh as the air went out the Johnson's sail.

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Response to politicaljunkie41910 (Reply #3)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 09:55 AM

4. Yes, I caught that and thought it was great!

Kerry may be soft-spoken, but he can pull the zingers when he wants to.

I wondered about Hillary's glasses and thought something must be wrong with her eyesight. I hope it mends as it has to be an aggravation.

As to the hearings, have Hillary and Kerry shown them that it would be best to return to some sense of civility, since they are no match for Democrats? They are just making asses of themselves. Good comedy, though.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 10:01 AM

5. That's too bad. I hope these lenses can help her see normally -- that would be

so irritating and frustrating!

It was obvious there was a reason for them. Hope it gets cleared up long-term.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 10:03 AM

7. so why didn't she get a prism in the lens itself? Is the double vision that bad? Why the adhesive?

Surely she can afford a prism in the lens.

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Response to antigop (Reply #7)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 10:07 AM

10. Maybe they think it will be a temporary condition.

Or maybe it is a temporary fix until she can get a new lens made. Generally special lenses take a couple of weeks minimum.

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Response to yellowcanine (Reply #10)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 10:09 AM

12. She could have had it made by now. And you don't think she could have expedited? Come on. nt

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Response to antigop (Reply #12)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 10:17 AM

13. Really think it is your business to second guess someone's medical care? Come on yourself.

Suppose the double vision showed up two days ago? And do you even have a clue as to how much specialty lenses can cost? I do and I don't even have that kind of lens. Not every technician or every lab can do a complicated prescription like that. They may not have the know how or the equipment. Insurance doesn't always cover it and if one expedites it it can cost a lot more.

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Response to yellowcanine (Reply #13)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 10:20 AM

14. Yep, I certainly do know how much they cost. I've worn a prism in my lens for about 12 years.

If I can afford it, Hillary certainly can!

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Response to antigop (Reply #14)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 10:24 AM

17. Still isn't your business and you don't know the facts.

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Response to yellowcanine (Reply #17)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 10:25 AM

18. I just asked the question -- why the adhesive and not a prism in the lens? Nt

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Response to yellowcanine (Reply #13)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 10:22 AM

16. FYI --You can get glasses with prisms at Walmart optical nt

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 10:04 AM

8. So basically, she can beat the living crap out of republicans w/both hands tied behind her back.

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Response to KittyWampus (Reply #8)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 10:36 AM

23. +1000!!

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 10:04 AM

9. Clearly it is "diplomatic double vision" to get out of testifying about Benghazi.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 10:08 AM

11. you obviously don't understand that double vision *CAN* be indicative of something serious

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Response to antigop (Reply #11)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 10:21 AM

15. Is that you Senator Frist? nt

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Response to DURHAM D (Reply #15)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 10:29 AM

20. Excellent point. What is the armchair diagnosis? Bring up the video!

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Response to DURHAM D (Reply #15)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 10:31 AM

22. Nope...just been living with double vision for about 12 years. Been there...done that. nt



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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 10:28 AM

19. Glasses Real Design--Can Be Told Now

Designed to protect her from the penetrating stupidity of the Republican thug's questions. Like that lead apron you use in the dentist office.

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Response to kairos12 (Reply #19)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 10:31 AM

21. Or ward off Sen McComplain's evil eye.

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Response to yellowcanine (Reply #21)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 11:24 AM

25. On the inside of her lenses, she painted a Senate panel that was WAY more appreciative.

That's a Mitch Hedberg joke.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 11:22 AM

24. This Is The Headline Story On Drudge This Morning.


As if Hillary's glasses detract one iota from the ass-kicking she delivered to those clueless repub legislators yesterday.....

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 11:38 AM

26. I get double vision just looking at Mitch McConnell.


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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 11:59 AM

27. She proved her brain still works just fine. That is what truly counts.

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