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Can the Bernie Sanders campaign recover from the cardiac event that nobody is calling a heart attack?

The contest for the Democrats’ presidential nomination has been dealt a wild card.  We all wish Bernie Sanders a speedy and complete recovery from the surgery that inserted stents to relieve a blocked cardiac artery.  But we are in a curious situation where expressions of concern and sympathy also have the potential to sabotage his political quest.

The media scrupulously avoid calling the chest pains that he experienced a “heart attack,” and of course his medical information is private, so there is no way for outsiders to gauge the extent of the severity of the incident.  Officially, he experienced “some chest discomfort,” which leaves plenty of wiggle room around the severity of the cardiac event.


The New York Times notes that there are…

… at least 600,000 such procedures a year, and perhaps up […]

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