Senile Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), known for her long and illustrious career in the world of politics, has found herself in yet another hospital bed after a rather clumsy mishap in San Francisco, as revealed by TMZ. It seems that Feinstein’s body is starting to crumble under the weight of her advanced age, as she has been plagued by a series of health problems in recent times. From shingles to Ramsay Hunt syndrome to encephalitis, this poor woman just can’t seem to catch a break. Earlier this year, she even had to take a 3-month leave of absence from the Senate. And let’s not forget the signs of dementia that have become all too apparent during Senate hearings. It’s almost comical, really.
BREAKING: 90-year-old Democrat Senator Dianne Feinstein has been hospitalized after tripping and falling in her San Francisco home.
Dianne Feinstein is a perfect example of why we absolutely NEED age & term limits for ALL positions of public office. https://t.co/1i2RkS1pUH
— Proud Elephant 🇺🇸🦅 (@ProudElephantUS) August 9, 2023
According to TMZ, it is still unclear just how serious her injuries from the fall are. Feinstein’s press office has been tight-lipped about the incident, refusing to provide any details. But let’s not kid ourselves, shall we? We all know that when a 90-year-old trips and falls, it’s never a good sign. One can only hope that she didn’t break a hip or something equally dire. Maybe she should invest in a nice, sturdy walker for future public appearances.
Feinstein’s health issues have already caused some embarrassing moments for the poor woman. Who could forget the time she seemed utterly baffled by the presence of Kamala Harris, the vice president and her fellow Californian, in the Senate? “What is she doing here?” she reportedly asked, completely oblivious to the fact that the Vice President presides over the Senate. It’s moments like these that make you wonder if maybe it’s time for Feinstein to gracefully step down and retire from public life. But of course, she has adamantly refused to seek re-election in 2024. Talk about stubbornness.
It’s worth noting that Feinstein recently granted power of attorney to her only child, Katherine, raising eyebrows and speculation about her ability to make sound decisions. And let’s not forget the ongoing family dispute over the sale of her beach house. Maybe she just needs some peace and quiet by the sea to recover from all these health scares. Regardless, her fellow Democrats and even some Republicans have called for her resignation. Can you blame them?
Feinstein has been representing California in the Senate since 1992, which, let’s face it, is quite a feat considering her current state of physical and mental decline. But she’s not the only one struggling with public health issues. Senator John Fetterman (D-PA) spent a whopping 66 days in the hospital battling “clinical depression.” And Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) recently had a health scare of his own on camera. It begs the question: What’s in the water over there in Washington?
All jokes aside, it’s unfortunate to see anyone, regardless of their political beliefs, suffering from health problems. But with Feinstein, it’s hard not to crack a smile and shake your head in disbelief. Here’s hoping she recovers from her latest hospital stint and perhaps reconsiders her decision to cling onto power. Retirement might just be the best prescription for her ailments.