BY Peter Partoll, The Western JournalMarch 6, 2023
1 year ago
 | March 6, 2023
1 year ago

First Photos of Fetterman in Hospital Revealed, But There's 1 Major Problem

The wife of Sen. John Fetterman (D - Pa.) has taken to Twitter to celebrate the first photos of her husband released since his hospitalization, but there is one major problem.

A few weeks ago, Sen. Fetterman checked himself into the Walter Reed Military Medical Center outside of Washington, D.C., to be treated for symptoms of clinical depression.

In response, his wife, Gisele Fetterman, fled the country with the children and went to Canada, and was subsequently roundly criticized for abandoning her husband in his hour of need.

On Monday, Adam Jentleson, Sen. Fetterman's chief-of-staff, took to Twitter to post the first photos of the senator since his hospitalization, saying that he met with Fetterman at the medical center.

Gisele Fetterman responded to the tweet, saying, "Society's expectations and traditional gender roles play a part in why men are less likely to discuss or seek help for their mental health. As always, John continues to challenge the conversation. So human, so kind, so cute."

There is one major problem for Mrs. Fetterman, the tweet shows that she posted from Braddock, Pennsylvania, hundreds of miles away from where her husband currently is.

As we have covered before, this is a terrible look for her, she should be standing by her husband in Washington, D.C., helping him to get back on his feet and supporting him through this difficult time.

Instead, she ran off to Canada and then back to Pennsylvania, seemingly leaving the chief of staff to carry out the duties that should normally be fulfilled by a loyal spouse.

Also, this tweet almost sounds as if Mrs. Fetterman is celebrating her husband's mental illness.

The phrase "John continues to challenge the conversation," seems like she is applauding her husband merely for suffering from a mental illness.

While we can certainly celebrate someone for their courage and perseverance in the face of a devastating mental illness, the fact that someone is suffering from one is not something to celebrate.

Perhaps the reason that she has run away and is not standing by her husband is because she feels a sense of shame for what happened.

Fetterman should have pulled out of the 2022 race after he suffered a crippling stroke, but the Democrats, and even his wife, pushed him to continue the stressful campaign in order to maintain control of the Senate.

It seems, however, as if the demands of the job are becoming too much for an already battered Fetterman, and that his suffering is only going to continue.

It may be that this is in fact just a passing thing and that as Fetterman becomes more used to being a senator, he will be able to get past this rather unfortunate episode.

But until that time, questions will linger about whether pushing Fetterman into the job was the right decision.

This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.

Written by: Peter Partoll, The Western Journal



Federal Court Advances Case Against Trump's Associates In Document Probe

In a critical development, a federal judge declines to drop charges against former President Donald Trump’s associates. CNN reported that, following a federal judge's ruling,…
16 hours ago
 • By Staff Writers

Dog The Bounty Hunter Turns Author With Spiritual Mission

Renowned bounty hunter Duane "Dog the Bounty Hunter" Chapman has ventured into the world of literature with his latest publication, "Nine Lives and Counting." This…
16 hours ago
 • By Staff Writers

Speaker Mike Johnson's Unexpected Shift on Ukraine Aid

In a surprising political pivot, House Speaker Mike Johnson has recently advocated for extensive aid to Ukraine, totaling over $48 billion. This move marks a…
16 hours ago
 • By Staff Writers

Historic Trial: Former US President Donald Trump Faces Serious Legal Battle

The historical gravity of former President Donald Trump's standing trial on 34 felony charges resonates deeply across the United States. Judge Merchan cautioned the media…
16 hours ago
 • By Staff Writers

Sydney Church Stabbing Classified as Terrorism, Community Clashes Follow

In a shocking turn of events, a stabbing at a Sydney church has been declared a terrorism incident by Australian police. A mass at Assyrian…
18 hours ago
 • By Staff Writers


We publish the objective news, period. If you want the facts, then sign up below and join our movement for objective news:



    Get news from American Digest in your inbox.

      By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: American Digest, 3000 S. Hulen Street, Ste 124 #1064, Fort Worth, TX, 76109, US, You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact.
      Christian News Alerts is a conservative Christian publication. Share our articles to help spread the word.