A health diagnosis of each Republican contender, as the campaign moves closer to the first of the GOP primaries
As the Republican candidates for president go from one debate in New Hampshire to another in Las Vegas, and along the way continue to bash President Obama's health care reform, it's a good time to do a candidate health diagnosis and see where things are.
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Let's take a look at some of the candidates running for president and do a health assessment on where their campaigns and candidacies stand, and in what shape they are in, and what their prospects for continued health are. We have enough data points from tests and procedures done in this campaign, including debates, performance on the trail, and fundraising.
His candidacy is in serious jeopardy even though he can afford to pay for the best doctors and check himself into the most prestigious clinics in the country. He seemed when he first got in to be in perfect health and his history seemed to show he had the best ability to rise to the occasion in this race. But the debates showed him to be a flawed candidate, and he inflicted wounds upon himself by poor performances that will be tough to recover from. The question remains whether his defect was congenital and whether it happened to surface under the stress of a presidential race.