POLITICS

Famous Men Were Fainting Long Before Hillary Clinton

Newsflash: People pass out.

The right-wing hysteria over Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s health jumped into overdrive this week after a video surfaced Sunday of her stumbling into a van as she left a Sept. 11 memorial service in New York City.

Fox News has since suggested Clinton is not fit to serve as president, despite knowing little about either candidate’s medical history.

And as Salon’s Heather Digby Parton wrote Monday, many public figures have fainted, or faced even more significant health crises while running for or in office.

Much like the narrative of Trump’s stamina, which has persisted for months, it’s unlikely Clinton’s 9/11 health scare will go away anytime soon.

Trump and Clinton have promised to release more medical information this week.

Marina Fang contributed reporting.

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