‘Pharma bro’ Shkreli ‘diagnoses’ Hillary Clinton with Parkinson’s disease

Martin Shkreli admitted he’s not a neurologist or a physician, but insisted “they don’t call me ‘Pharma bro’ for nothing.” © Lucas Jackson
The man America loves to hate has trolled one of the presidential candidates with their own likeability problems. Martin Shkreli tweeted Monday that Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has Parkinson’s disease, despite his lack of medical training.

The ‘Pharma bro’, who endorsed billionaire Republican nominee Donald Trump, said he had viewed a number of Clinton videos and claimed he was diagnosing her with the debilitating disease.

After listing symptoms caused by the disease including “gait phenotype” and “dyskinesia”...

...Shkreli then spent two hours discussing his theory and answer questions.

Later in an attempt to justify his views, he told Winged Politics: “I’m familiar with her history of having a concussion or an embolism, but I think that it doesn’t work - or even a stroke would not explain this symptomatology.”

While he admitted he’s not a neurologist or a physician, he insisted “they don’t call me ‘Pharma bro’ for nothing.”

The 33-year-old pharmaceutical executive also announced he is releasing his own rap album, after famously buying the only copy of Wu-Tang Clan’s Once Upon a Time in Shaolin for $2 million.

Despite being two years younger than her main rival Donald Trump, Clinton has been the subject of ageist attacks on her health and abilities since the start of the campaign, most recently for her frequent throat clearing during her big convention speech last month - and the re-posting of a months-old photo showing her getting help to climb a few stairs.