At a campaign stop in Iowa Monday, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton suffered a coughing fit during a speech.
Speaking to the Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines, Clinton said, “You do talk a lot in this campaign,” as she gulped down water in an attempt to stop the choking. After popping a throat lozenge, Clinton continued the speech in a strained voice.
There was no sympathy to be found on social media, however, Twitter users did try to diagnose the candidate’s ailment…
Hillary Clinton suffers cough attack https://t.co/25Ji8Uxs2B
— Andrew Stiles (@AndrewStilesUSA) January 25, 2016
@AndrewStilesUSA Must be the lies choking her
— Luanne Carey (@LuanneCarey) January 25, 2016
@AndrewStilesUSA I think she trying to keep down the swarms of flies that surround her soul.
— Infidel David (@Dcoxboomer) January 25, 2016
— John J. Amo (@JohnJAmo1) January 25, 2016
— vince zachetti (@vzince) January 25, 2016
@AndrewStilesUSA One can only live with their lies for do long. Then, it catches up.
— Ted Kozikowski (@TedKozikowski) January 25, 2016
Was she ok? Did they get her the oxygen tank in time?? https://t.co/eTM4maG4MK
— RBe (@RBPundit) January 25, 2016
— Temporary Handle (@LariviereChad) January 25, 2016
— StimulatingDuck (@sttngduck) January 25, 2016
The incident gave birth to new hashtags, as well.
— Vince Brunda (@VinceBrunda4NJ) January 25, 2016
— Countermoonbat (@CounterMoonbat) January 25, 2016
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