And here’s what the “desperate” doctor had to say:

OK then.

Some tweeters suspect that Engel had political reasons to share the doctor’s feelings:

https://twitter.com/GOPfashionista/status/377152904211079169

Could be wrong, yes. But one thing we can be absolutely sure of is that pretzel logic is a lousy way to make a point:

Indeed. Rebels led by al-Qaeda-linked fighters are already wreaking havoc on the Syrian citizenry.

Our heads hurt.