Kellyanne Conway Says Trump Lied About Not Having High Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, and Chronic Gastroenterological Disorder

AND THE TRUMP CAMPAIGN IS VERY GOOD AT DECEIVING PEOPLE: Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway has this to say on CNN about whether Trump will release his health records:

“As far as I can see, there are two major party candidates running for president and only one of them has pneumonia and lied about it….He won’t be releasing the fact that he had pneumonia for two days and lied about it.”

It’s true that Clinton was too slow to release her pneumonia diagnosis, but that is not tantamount to “lying” about it, and once again, that letter that Trump’s doctor wrote in five minutes was nothing more than a bad joke.

— Greg Sargent, The Washington Post, this morning

Well, now we know why Trump is refusing to release his medical records: He doesn’t want his campaign manager to have to acknowledge that he lied about his specific health problems.  Including the gastroenterological one that his longtime doctor, Harold Bornstein, M.D., a gastroenterologist—he of letter-writing fame—has been treating him for.

Seriously, folks.  Kellyanne Conway is consistenntly ridiculous.  She thinks she’s just so very clever at misdirection.  And the media seems to agree.

But they’re wrong.  Let’s have a show of hands here; how many of you are deceived by Conway’s statement into thinking that a failure to announce a transitory illness—walking pneumonia, in this instance—means she told the public that she doesn’t have pneumonia?

Clinton said her cough was caused by allergies, before she knew it was caused by pneumonia.

A hallmark of Conway’s modus operandi is responding in a quick sentence to an inerviewer’s specific question about Trump and, without pausing, segue clumsily into some statement about Clinton or Obama or Obamacare or the like that she claims is what the news media really should be concerned about.

Trump himself is the antithesis of transparent, but his campaign manager is the very essence of it.