Karl Rove’s concern about Hillary Clinton brain injury is valid

Karl Rove’s concern about Hillary Clinton brain injury is valid

Karl Rove‘s suggestion that former Secretary of State Hillary Clintonmay be suffering lingering effects from a December 2012 brain injury has been slammed by Clinton’s camp and other Democrats — as well as many in the media — but it’s no different from concerns raised about veterans who suffered similar injuries in Afghanistan and Iraq.

In fact, medical research by the military and others over the past decade has led to a much better understanding of how even moderate brain trauma can have lingering effects, including post-traumatic stress, causing military officials to institute mandatory screenings for troops involved in such incidents.

The New York Post on Monday reported that Rove stunned a conference audience on Thursday when he suggested that — as the paper reported — Clinton “may have brain damage.”

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