Friday, June 17, 2005

Former Patients of Dr. Frist Urged to Get 2nd Opinion

There's a kick-ass editorial writer at Kentucky's Lexington Herald-Leader:

Political malpractice

Somewhere in Tennessee there are former patients of Bill Frist, who was a practicing physician before he entered the U.S. Senate.

If Frist issued them a clean bill of health, we implore them to get a second opinion.

This is especially important if he examined them by watching them on TV.

. . .

This stunt contributed to the low public approval of Congress, but the autopsy is another blow to those who thought they could use a dying woman to score a few political points.

They were wrong about Schiavo's condition. We hope the public remembers that during the next holier-than-thou charade.

There's more . .

Hat tip to Political Wire.