As if the situation surrounding Donald Trump‘s case of the coronavirus couldn’t get any less predictable, it turns out that the president’s personal physician — who’s been under fire for telling apparent lies (go figure) — graduated from the same medical school from which Dr. Umar Johnson earned his much-maligned doctorate.
That fact was an interesting twist to an already convoluted story centered on Dr. Sean Conley, who has given the media conflicting reports about Trump’s treatment (in other words, he lied) and has been accused of following the White House’s script to paint an optimistic picture of the president’s health that admittedly wasn’t completely accurate.
While the fact that Conley and Umar Johnson both graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is one tie that binds the two, the doctor of osteopathic medicine (D.O.) and his weekend of lying bore similarities to his doctor of clinical psychology counterpart, who has also been accused of telling lies — albeit their lies having different degrees of urgency. (Yes, that’s right, the president’s physician is not an M.D., or medical doctor.)
Conley admitted Sunday to lying a day before when he…