Presidents and their disease – speculation and gossip

Президенты и их болезни - домыслы и сплетни

Edition of the Tagesspiegel talks about how their health are the presidents of some States. In particular, we are talking about the Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, the presidents of the United States Donalda trump, France Emanuele the Macron and Russia – Vladimir Putin.

For example, Chancellor Merkel in the last time, only vaguely answers questions about the state of her health. Last week on Thursday, July 11, Merkel meeting with the new Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen was unable to stand when he heard the national anthems of Denmark and Germany. After that, many started talking about the health of the Chancellor. What Merkel said she is aware that her health is somewhat compromised. “I give a report on the liability in connection with the position, so behave sootvetsvuyusche” she said.

The health of the American leader Donald trump is always the center of attention of officials and journalists. Many assume that he suffers from multiple personality disorder, dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. To end the controversy and speculation about the status of trump, his doctor in 2018 conducted a comprehensive examination, and then stated that to doubt the mental abilities of the President not worth it. A survey this year showed that trump obese, but not mental disabilities.

French President Emmanuel macron is not covered on your health condition. According to him, this issue should not occur, as officials and journalists is “taboo.” All issues of health not to leave the French. Chief among these issues is the question of the thinness and pallor of the President. Macron is trying to stop this kind of talk.

Health Makron predecessor Francois Mitterrand, who led the country from 1981 to 1995, has also been challenged, but it remained a state secret until a forced operation in 1992.

The state of health of the President of Russia Vladimir Puti is a matter for the state, which practically nobody speaks. Used to forward the version about his health, but all these versions were nothing like mere speculation and gossip. It is in order to gossip among the population ended on the TV began to show, Putin engaged in various sports. He is engaged in judo, hockey, then riding, then swimming. He dives, fishes, hunts, skis and so on.

When the official representative of the Kremlin Dmitry Peskov was asked about the speculation about the health of Putin, he said, “Our law does not provide obligatory publication of the state of health of the President.”