Kucinich Questions 'Mental Health' of President

Says Iran remarks raise doubts about stability
By Peter Fearon,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 31, 2007 3:57 AM CDT
Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, says President doesn't appreciate the impact of his own words. (AP Photo/John Raoux)   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – White House hopeful Dennis Kucinich yesterday said recent remarks by President Bush about Iran causing World War III suggest there is "a very serious question" about his mental stability. "I seriously believe we have to start asking questions about his mental health," the Ohio Democrat told the Philadelphia Inquirer prior to a televised debate.

The president "does not seem to understand his words have real impact," said Kucinich, who is running a distant sixth in the polls. "A lot of people need care. He might be one of them." A Republican National Committee spokesman said Kucinich is "a hard guy to take seriously, but this takes the cake."