Fayyad’s Cardiac Challenge

Ynetnews reports that PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad suffered a heart attack while visiting the United States. 

A spokesman says Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad suffered a heart attack while visiting the United States for his son’s college graduation.

Spokesman Jamal Zakout says Fayyad is recovering and is expected to leave the Seton Medical Center in Austin, Texas, in two days.

Zakout says Fayyad felt strong chest pain on Sunday and went to the hospital to be tested. He says Fayyad suffered a heart attack while in the hospital. Zakout says tests showed a blockage in a coronary artery. Doctors performed a catheterization to open the artery.

For whatever reason, the palestinian Ma’an News cannot bring themselves to say the words “heart attack.” On the home page, they use the euphemistic “cardiac event.”

 Then in the report itself, they use the words “heart trouble.”

Interestingly, they mention Fayyad’s smoking habit, and don’t try to place the blame on Israel.

At least for now. It is only a matter of time before the real culprit is identified.

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David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media