The fallout over concussion-gate continues; Daily Caller, BuzzFeed feud over Hillary Clinton reporting

As Twitchy has reported, no one really knows what’s up with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. News media anxious for an update have resorted to paparazzi-like photos of Clinton riding in an SUV for clues as to her medical condition — not really what we expected from a member of the most transparent administration ever.

While Clinton recuperates, the battle over concussion-gate continues. The Daily Caller’s Jim Treacher was among those called out by BuzzFeed’s Andrew Kaczynski in a piece titled, “8 People Who Thought Hillary Clinton Was Faking Her Concussion.” Treacher wasn’t happy to have a screenshot of one paragraph of his piece used a proof that he thought Clinton was faking it, when his article concluded that there was a media double-standard in place when it comes to demanding proof. Anyone out there remember when BuzzFeed and the rest ran that piece, “Senate Majority Leaders Who Thought Mitt Romney Hadn’t Paid Taxes for a Decade”?

Both the BuzzFeed piece and the Daily Caller piece stand, so you can read them for yourself and determine which piece is accurate. Or, like us, you can pop some popcorn and watch concussion-gate play out on Twitter. Kaczynski seems to be going with the “if you question our reporting, you might be a stalker” angle.

Who has the moral high ground here? One thing’s for sure: it’s not Andrew Sullivan, who demanded documentation that Sarah Palin was indeed the mother of her son Trig but found it “perverse” to question a Clinton’s integrity.

Outside of the media bubble, we’re glad to hear that Clinton has indeed been discharged from the hospital tonight and wish her a speedy recovery. And yes, we’re still anxious to hear her testimony on Benghazi.


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  • Bob Smooper

    “but found it “perverse” to question a Clinton’s integrity.”

    So, because Bill Clinton is a liar, all the family are liars by extension?

    • teledude

      Hillary is a very competent liar herself…ever since she had to dodge that sniper fire in Bosnia. …or ask Vince Foster. oh wait

      • RightThinking1

        Hillary: “I seem to have misplaced those Rose Law firm records..”
        Hillary: “I have no idea who ordered those FBI reports…”
        Hillary: “I have no idea who hired Craig Livingstone..”
        Hillary: “I have no idea who cleaned out Vince Foster’s office..”

        The best for last: “The video did it…”

        • GTFOBigGovt

          A vast right wing conspiracy. Wait. What semen? What blue dress?

    • carla5731

      No, she’s a liar because she perpetuated all of that crap about a YouTube video instigating the Benghazi attack.

      • Bob Smooper

        Yes, that’s fine but you are missing my point. The way the post was written, that its right to question a Clinton’s honesty, means ALL Clinton’s are liars.

        You should be suspicious of all the family because they share a surname?

        • TugboatPhil

          No, you should pay attention to the numerous lies that Hillary has authored herself. Even though she rode to prominence on her husband’s coattails, she’s earned the title “Liar” all on her own.

          Some of us were alive during the 90s.

        • teledude

          Well…aren’t they?

        • GaryTheBrave

          Yes, everyone in that family is a liar because they are Democrats.

        • carla5731

          Where’s the reference to Bill Clinton? Everything in the article refers to the lack of transparency and outright lies of the Obama Administration. It’s that record that has damaged her credibility.

        • RightThinking1


          Not because they share the same surname, but because they share the same philosophy.

        • GTFOBigGovt

          Because you are not American, living in the UK, you have no knowledge of her proven lying history since coming to the national stage when Bubba was president.

        • grais

          Well, I’m not sure about Chelsea….

          • beebop1952

            Seriously? She was suckled by two world class story tellers!

    • Steve_J

      Hillary is a liar because she lies. Google Hillary Clinton lies.

  • LoriGirl

    So conservatives are being held to a different standard. How original.

  • LoriGirl

    @Mark Yes. The other Clinton lied to Congress, remember?

  • Palin ECoalition

    And it would be great if she would tell us about that plane crash in Iran while she was on a secret mission there. Strong suspicion that’s where the “concussion” came from.

  • Howzah123

    Typical Marxist tactic. Objectify, demonize, polarize, mock, humiliate, ect.

    Disgusting pigs. All of them.

    • Ronald

      Sounds like the playbook of politics these days.

  • Pat Bateman

    We need to see an official doctor’s note from Hillary or send her back to Kenya!

  • littleones

    I did not have….