Wednesday, June 15, 2005

I May Be a Doctor...

but I also play one on national TV when I need to kiss up to the radical religious right by diagnosing a patient on the basis of a videotape. Atrios on Dr. Frist:

"I question it based on a review of the video footage which I spent an hour or so looking at last night in my office,” he said in a lengthy speech in which he quoted medical texts and standards. “She certainly seems to respond to visual stimuli.”

Schiavo, it turns out, was completely blind. "The vision centers of her brain were dead."


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