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Tansy_Gold Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-15-04 03:35 PM
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26. I don't watch boosh very much.
The mere sight of him makes my stomach lurch.

Therefore, when everyone was posting during the debate about how the left side of his face was sagging, I took a glance at the tv to see if he looked markedly different. I expected to see a dramatic difference, akin to what happens when you see someone you haven't seen in a long time.

I didn't see a dramatic difference. I've always been aware of his extremely asymetrical features, and I didn't see anything alarming.

If there's something wrong with him, I don't think there's sufficient "droop" to the left side of his face to constitute evidence.

However -- I did watch most of the Frontline "Choice 2004" dual biography of boosh and Kerry. From the early recordings of boosh -- 1970s? early 80s? -- his "twang" has intensified dramatically. The speech he gave after losing the Texas congressional seat contained completed "-ing" suffixes and standard syntax. By Wednesday night's debate, he was almost entirely into "-in'" mode. "Wasn't" had morphed into "whuddn't." "I" had become "Aah." Listening to him is worse for my blood pressure than looking at his face, so I'm not prepared to do a detailed analysis of the changes in his diction, but he is far less articulate that he used to be, and the twang is far more pronounced. This might be a result of many years hangin' around wi' rural Texans, but somehow or other I don't think he ever spent much time with rural Texans. Is it phony? :shrug: Maybe. Is it a sign of deteriorating mental capacity? :shrug: Don't know that either.

But he has aged at least as much as Lincoln did in four years in the presidency. Look at the pic currently being used in the DU fake ad for Viagra and compare it to current photos.

I think he's sick, seriously sick. I think he has been for a year or two. But imho, it's not a stroke and it's certainly not Bell's Palsy. Early-onset Alzheimers? ALS? :shrug:

Tansy Gold, doin' a helluva lot o' shruggin' today

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  -What is wrong with the President? (Long but devastatingly good) Mortos  Oct-14-04 09:52 PM   #0 
  - Exactly!  liberalmuse   Oct-14-04 09:58 PM   #1 
  - I agree...he is different  Carla in Ca   Oct-15-04 07:33 PM   #45 
  - my grandmother had drooping left side of face resulting from brain tumor  Darby   Oct-14-04 10:01 PM   #2 
  - That was the best I've read about all our observations  elf   Oct-14-04 10:02 PM   #3 
  - Why is the media silent?  TimeToGo   Oct-14-04 10:04 PM   #4 
  - Start asking the question  Mortos   Oct-14-04 10:04 PM   #5 
     - Well, the hump and what is wrong with Bush  lizzy   Oct-14-04 10:08 PM   #6 
     - Good question.  Mortos   Oct-14-04 10:09 PM   #7 
     - The Bulge Under Bush's Jacket at the Debates  Sandy 0   Oct-17-04 05:29 AM   #53 
     - Something is seriously wrong with this guy  Vox_Reason   Oct-14-04 10:12 PM   #8 
  - Excellent post -- but definitely NOT aphasia  Argumentus   Oct-14-04 10:12 PM   #9 
  - The symptoms of aphasia  Mortos   Oct-15-04 03:21 PM   #24 
     - Uh, about those falls.  aquart   Oct-15-04 10:19 PM   #50 
  - I noticed it too - I just figured he's always been ugly & creepy, but last  Pachamama   Oct-14-04 10:21 PM   #10 
  - The drooping left side and  FlaGranny   Oct-15-04 05:32 PM   #36 
  - Great work. One small mistake about Ann Richards  WilliamPitt   Oct-14-04 10:21 PM   #11 
  - Thanks  Mortos   Oct-14-04 10:26 PM   #12 
  - Well, it's a legitimate concern...  pengpong   Oct-14-04 10:31 PM   #13 
  - The left side of his mouth has always drooped  Tansy_Gold   Oct-14-04 10:31 PM   #14 
  - I have never noticed it to that extent before  Mortos   Oct-15-04 06:32 AM   #18 
     - I don't watch boosh very much.  Tansy_Gold   Oct-15-04 03:35 PM   #26 
  - Nope  fshrink   Oct-14-04 11:03 PM   #15 
  - Excellent discussion Mortos  shelley806   Oct-14-04 11:46 PM   #16 
  - It is nice to have the input of a medical professional  Mortos   Oct-15-04 05:57 AM   #17 
  - There are some medications which can cause similar effects  sloppyliberal   Oct-15-04 07:17 AM   #19 
  - I fully agree taking notes  lawladyprof   Oct-15-04 08:50 AM   #20 
  - Yes! We are really going to get somewhere with this diagnosis!  ArkDem   Oct-15-04 09:03 AM   #21 
  - I'd generally discount all this as tinfoil-hat-land, except...  nickinSTL   Oct-15-04 09:10 AM   #22 
  - He's being consistent  ejcastellanos   Oct-15-04 03:40 PM   #28 
  - When you hear hoofbeats, don't assume a Zebra is coming  Stuckinthebush   Oct-15-04 09:18 AM   #23 
  - Drowning Man's Syndrome  Raven   Oct-15-04 03:30 PM   #25 
  - NeoCons been slipping something in his water...  misterphelps   Oct-15-04 03:36 PM   #27 
  - I've noticed these things and posted about this before  yardwork   Oct-15-04 03:46 PM   #29 
  - (continuation of above #16) Jaw implant for audio feed?  shelley806   Oct-15-04 03:57 PM   #30 
  - One thing is certain -  FlaGranny   Oct-15-04 05:43 PM   #37 
  - Alternative explanation for the "drooping mouth"  chookie   Oct-15-04 04:38 PM   #31 
  - Antabuse can cause those symptoms  geniph   Oct-15-04 04:49 PM   #32 
  - I think he's had a stroke.  TrogL   Oct-15-04 05:04 PM   #33 
  - Imagine This Scenario...  ROH   Oct-15-04 05:11 PM   #34 
  - Too frightening to imagine  shelley806   Oct-15-04 05:24 PM   #35 
  - I'm beginning to go for MS.  FlaGranny   Oct-15-04 05:48 PM   #38 
     - I'm sorry, Granny.  gristy   Oct-15-04 09:11 PM   #48 
  - got this from a friend  noonriser   Oct-15-04 05:56 PM   #39 
  - Bushisms associated with medical problem?  noonriser   Oct-15-04 06:04 PM   #40 
  - Response to MS,, presenile dementia, etc and new theory  shelley806   Oct-15-04 06:27 PM   #41 
     - I completely agree, he's definitely a sociopath!  noonriser   Oct-15-04 06:56 PM   #43 
        - Interesting. Because I've been recently wondering if he's a sociopath .  notmyprez   Oct-15-04 11:29 PM   #51 
  - STD! STD!  goodwalt   Oct-15-04 06:39 PM   #42 
  - I know two women with Bell's palsy and it is quite obvious  DemBones DemBones   Oct-15-04 07:10 PM   #44 
  - Not Bell's Palsy  voyagerforkerry   Oct-15-04 07:58 PM   #46 
  - This is amazing. n/t  Jade Fox   Oct-15-04 08:49 PM   #47 
  - I am a card-carrying neurologist who,  Iceburg   Oct-15-04 10:01 PM   #49 
  - The Life Vest  Sandy 0   Oct-17-04 05:33 AM   #54 
  - Side effects from Ambien, maybe?  gdtrfb   Oct-15-04 11:45 PM   #52 
  - 17 October 2004--Guardian's alarm over Bush's mental deterioration--  Ladybast   Oct-17-04 08:25 AM   #55 

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