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VIDEO: Did Bush have A STROKE recently, whole left side of face is drooped and frozen

This is from the video excerpt at the BBC, Bush in China, when Bush was desperately (and panic attack clearly seen) attempting to get away from the media through a locked double door.

The short video introduction of him talking to Chinese media show Bush's whole left side of his face drooped and frozen while he is speaking, attempting to smile, etc.

Did Bush have a stroke recently? How far back has he been talking like this?

Even "Bush's brain" (Rove) is unable to hide this when the real Bush's brain turns to mush...
view for yourselves:

 http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4454738.stm

elsewhere:

He referred at a news conference to Iraqi elections "on schedule for June 30th" when the actual date is 30 January.

 http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4031881.stm


Remember that both Presidents Wilson and FDR were mostly totally incapacitated throughout their later presidential years--while the media cover up kept El Presidente in place.

Bush is just in a long line of totally media-synthetic presidential creatures. Behind the cameras is someone whose basic motor abilities (his stroke?, falling off gyroscopically balaced Segways, very very hard..., falling down all the time, falling off his bike), basic speaking abilities ("hard to put food on your family." ... "people out there never stop in finding ways to harm you, and neither do we", totally electronically prompted in all public events, with even questions vetted beforehand), and emotional breakdown (speaking while totally drunk recently in Argentina, on high powered anti-depressants from at least a year ago) is becoming more and more easily seen.

When did he start looking like this, with his drooped lefthand side of his face?
Bell's Palsey 23.Nov.2005 11:05

Sheepdog

It's common among older people, sometimes brought on by sleeping in a cold draft.
It's also temporary unlike the sickness of certain souls.

muscle development 23.Nov.2005 11:31

hoot

He has atrophy on the left because he's been talking primarily to the right.

psychology of facial assymetry 23.Nov.2005 14:16

AK

assymetry in the human face due to right-left brain activity:

put a mirror to your face or a picture of you or someone else. often the right and left sides of the face paint entirely different emotional states (facial gestures). this is because the right and left sides of the brain control the left and right sides of the body, respectively (right and left side of the person, not to the viewer that is). it is interesting to note that the right side of the brain, which is responsible for non-rational and emotional brain activity, displays emotional states (that can't be hid by the left rational side) on one's left side of the face. we can fake a smile on the right side of the face (controled by the rational left side of the brain) but our emotional right side often display's our actual emotions in the the facial gestures of the left side. i have found from my own reflection in the mirror and photographs of others, that a sunken or frowning left side of the face, especially coupled with a straight lip or even smile on the right, is a sign of repressed emotions, namely sadness or anxiety. This can also appear as a lazy eye on the left side of the face. you will notice many people throughout your day display their repressed emotions on the left side of their face. check it out.

heavy medication (psych meds) are probebly how bush, and other totally detached souls like him, cope with their tormented hearts. the inner torment that allows such repression of "true feelings" is simply displaying itself to those who can observe it. though he may have had a stroke, bush has been displaying this facial incongruity for some time now.

ps look for this in all heavily repressed people you observe, from sadistic elemenatary shool principles to fervently patriotic "ignorance is bliss" soccer moms and yellow ribbon types.

video has it extreme, though Bush has been downhill for quite a while... 23.Nov.2005 15:16

poster

Plus, something definitely has happened to his whole mental acuity in the past 10 years..seriously deteriorated. Sure earlier he's reading a teleprompter is clear to see, though at least he COULD READ a telepromter accurately then...

Film that compares Bush speaking publicly in the 1990s as Governor of TX, versus Bush speaking as Resident
 http://www.ifilm.com/ifilmdetail/2682703?htv=12

(Apologies for the advert you have to hurdle to get to the video link...just click in 'skip ad' in the upper right hand corner.)

Beee-aatsh stroke 25.Nov.2005 10:42

houston indymedia

 http://houston.indymedia.org/print.php?id=35839


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PHOTOS Show George W. Bush Seriously Ill Physically
by C L Hallmark Tuesday December 21, 2004 at 11:58 AM
George W. Bush apparently is wearing a medical device for "persons at risk of cardiac arrest." It is a LifeVest wearable defibrillator. He started using it sometime after his January 2002 fainting spell, which was attributed to choking. Based on photos showing him wearing the device, one can conclude the fainting was due to atrial fibrillation (AF), which his father also had. His father's AF was caused by Graves' hyperthyroidism, which his mother also has. Bush likely has AF and less likely Graves', based on his family history and symptoms. The AF may have caused a stroke or TIA (mini-stroke), of which physicians watching the debates detected symptoms. Observers have noted psychological symptoms consistent with this and with Wernicke-Korsakoff disease.

wrong 26.Nov.2005 17:46

rAT

Although I hate to agree with Al Franken on principle, I think Bush was just mugging for the cameras. "Ooops! Look what I just dood!" His idea of a joke. He's always making ultra-lame attempts at humor. Sometimes he pulls it off, like when he crashed his bicycle into a Scottish cop earlier this year. Everybody laughed at that one.