If Donald Trump suggests you take a specific pill and it doesn’t look like Bamm-Bamm, don’t take it.
In an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm, Larry David is visiting someone in a hospital when he stops a doctor to ask about a spot on his back. The doc tells him it’s nothing and to just stay out of the sun. Later, he sees the same “doctor” outside the hospital being pursued by orderlies because he’s an escaped mental patient who snagged a white coat from a real doctor.
Now, it’s like we have an escaped mental patient giving us medical advice. In case you haven’t noticed, Captain Numbnuts lies about everything. And when he’s trying not to lie he’s wrong. This is the guy who told us the coronavirus pandemic would just magically “disappear” and that it was just “one person from China,” and after 15 people in this country died, he said the numbers would start going down. The man is batting zero for 1,000.
Donald Trump has been pushing hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malarial drug, for people to use for covid-19. The problem with this is, it’s unproven. His own experts, Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Deborah Birx, both advised to use extreme caution. Other medical experts are also skeptical because the drug has only been tested in limited trials and it carries a host of side effects, like cardiac arrest and death.
When a reporter asked Dr. Fauci about the drug, Trump stepped in and prevented the doctor from answering. Donald Trump said to people who have the coronavirus, “What do you have to lose?” Everything.
Here’s the problem at this point in time: Even if the medication is right for covid-19, we don’t know if it’s the correct option. It may work for some people and not others. And, since it’s been in limited tests for something it wasn’t made for, medical experts don’t know how to prescribe it. Let me dumb it down for Trump cultists. We don’t know how much you should take or how often. Donald Trump is telling you to wing it.
If this was another time, Donald Trump would be a carnival barker selling magic elixir made from mad dog wine, tree sap, and frog piss. He’d promise it cures everything that ails you while actually being the only medication that actually gives chlamydia.
Donald Trump is not a doctor. This is a man who has questioned vaccinations. He’s not a person who cares about his own health as he doesn’t exercise and lives off a diet of cheeseburgers, KFC, and cake. Every meal for Donald Trump is like an 8-year-old’s birthday party if every 8-year-old’s birthday party included Propecia, Adderal, and porn stars. There are probably balloons as there’s already a clown. Hell, look at Donald Trump’s own doctor. Would you want this guy to stick his finger inside you?
Despite the fact Donald Trump is not a doctor, people take his advice and cling to every word he says. Recently, someone died from taking fish-tank cleaner because it had one of the same ingredients as the anti-malarial drug Trump has been touting. Can the deceased person’s family sue Donald Trump for malpractice? No. Donald Trump was not his doctor and any judge will rule it’s that own man’s stupidity that did him in because nobody should take medical advice from a guy who tapes his hair to his head.
People need to stop listening to Donald Trump, not just on medical issues but on everything. He doesn’t know anything about the military, defense, trade, tariffs, immigration, budgets, debt ceilings, cow farts, the clitoris, the stock market, China, North Korea, the nuclear triad, what comprises the United Kingdom, news, facts, the Bible, invisible airplanes, negotiations, the climate, hurricanes, how to be a father or a husband, or how to look at an eclipse.
It’s good Donald Trump is not our doctor. It’s bad he’s in the important position of being president (sic). Based on his actions toward this pandemic, if Donald Trump was a doctor, he wouldn’t tell his patients about a cancer until there was more cancer than patient. His degree would be from a medical school in the Caribbean and it would still be filled out in crayons.
Donald Trump is no more qualified to diagnose medical problems than he is at making major decisions for this nation. This is a guy who shouldn’t be allowed to pick a cell-phone plan less enough, make decisions that impact the country.
The type of person who would take medical advice from Donald Trump is the kind of person who would vote for a reality TV host to sit in the Oval Office. We should all care, not just about or own health, but the health of this nation.
Right now, Doctor Dumbass is committing political malpractice.
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