Thursday, June 30, 2016

Clintonworld

The AP reports that Bill Clinton had a private meeting with Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the United States. https://www.yahoo.com/news/clinton-lynch-met-privately-phoenix-airport-133019729--election.html

Yes, the woman who will ultimately decide the fate of HRC. She also happens to be the woman who will certainly be out of a job if HRC does not win the Presidency and, given the often reported hostility between the Obama and Clinton camps, would probably have been out of job even if HRC did win. I wonder how Bill made her the offer she couldn't refuse and what it consisted of. His mega billion dollar foundation might be a perfect soft landing, if  the investigation finds nothing to prosecute. On the other hand, it may have included keeping her AG spot if HRC wins. Of one thing I am absolutely certain; grandchildren did not enter into the conversation.

We have all heard of the importance of politicians, judges and other government employees avoiding the appearance of impropriety.

I can think of few more perfect examples of the appearance of impropriety than a 30 minute private meeting between the nation's top law enforcement official and the husband of the subject of at least one of  her agencies' investigations. It has been rumored (unconfirmed as far as I know) that the Clinton Foundation is also under investigation.

Looking around for definitions and examples of the appearance of impropriety I came across this http://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/impropriety

The definition is not unusual. It does have a bonus feature;

" Associated concepts: crime, violation"

Yes, associated indeed. A certainty in this case.

The mainstream media has been working overtime to spin this as no big deal but there are some dissenters this time. Some lefties for whom this is just too much water to carry. http://legalinsurrection.com/2016/06/mika-rips-media-blackout-on-clinton-lynch-meeting-people-too-afraid-to-talk-about-the-truth/

It is a big deal. All the participants in the meeting, by virtue of allowing it to take place, have clearly demonstrated their complete contempt for all of us. They are above the law, and they know it.

It is truly sad to be able to write the previous sentence in the United States of America and know that it is a common sentiment, not some conspiracy freak nonsense.


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