|Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2005 - 11:49 am: |
One last journey into Schiavo Country.
This is the transcript of an interview between right-wing anchorman Joe
Scarborough, and neurologist Ronald Cranford, one of eight who examined
Cranford is increasingly appalled by the half-information displayed by Scarborough,
and calls him on it, at one point demanding, "How could you possibly be
The only moment where the good doctor misses a bet is when Scarborough sneers
at him for making a decision on Schiavo in forty-five minutes. How can the
doctor be sure if the examination only took forty-five minutes? The doctor,
who had already called Scarborough stupid, SHOULD HAVE SAID, "it wasn't
JUST forty-five minutes, you moron. It was forty-five minutes PLUS twelve
years of medical training. You have a talking point and a teleprompter!"