Clinton Cough Watch: ‘Are Sneezes Next?’

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Time for alarm?

After several recent speeches by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton were interrupted by bouts of coughing, conservative commentator Sean Hannity has launched a feature on his Fox News program called Clinton Cough Watch, and already the show’s cough-o-meter has risen to a “red-alert” status that Clinton’s health must be failing.

“What we’re seeing is an effort by one of the major party nominees to dupe the American public into thinking she’s healthy when in fact she is unlikely to be able to serve out her term should she win election because of a condition that she’s keeping under wraps despite the American people’s right to know,” said Hannity today.

Hannity said he set the cough-o-meter to display a neutral reading of “5” yesterday, which means Clinton is neither overly sick nor overly healthy. Today, though, that reading had increased to an “8.”

“Talking forcefully every day, for hours at a time, in all types of environmental conditions, especially when one is not trained for that kind of exertion, is no reason for someone to cough,” says Hannity, who appears on the Fox News Network.

Hannity said he will air a special news segment if the cough-o-meter increases to a reading of “10,” which would mean Clinton is dead and not leveling with the American people about it.

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