For the past five weeks, Clinton has told the story many times in her stump speeches about an uninsured and pregnant Ohio woman, working for minimum wage at a pizza parlor, is turned away from a hospital because she can't come up with $100. The baby dies, and so does the woman. Clinton talks about how this woman haunts her, and how stories like this show the moral imperative--and the urgency--of fixing a badly broken health care system.<br>The audience never fails to gasp after she tells the story.<br><br>[color:blue]Slight problem with the story is it didn’t happen.</font color=blue><br>The woman, Trina Bachtel, did die last August, two weeks after her baby boy was stillborn at O’Bleness Memorial Hospital in Athens, Ohio. But hospital administrators said Friday that Ms. Bachtel was under the care of an obstetrics practice affiliated with the hospital, that she was never refused treatment and that she was, in fact, insured.<br><br>“We implore the Clinton campaign to immediately desist from repeating this story,” said Rick Castrop, chief executive officer of the O’Bleness Health System. <br><br>Another interesting part of the story is the Clinton campaign never contacted the hospital to check the accuracy of the story.<br><br>This is on the heels of Clinton’s false claim that she braved sniper fire during a 1996 trip to Bosnia.<br><br>I wonder why people find her the least honest of the three candidates?<br><br>
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