90 Miles From Tyranny : The Unfolding Clinton Foundation Fiasco

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The Unfolding Clinton Foundation Fiasco

The Clinton Foundation has become a serious problem for the Hillary Clinton campaign. 

Everyone knows the Clintons made a mockery of the promises they made to Team Obama. Even the left-wing site PolitiFact says it’s “Mostly False” that they obeyed the rules.

Like her husband Bill, who infamously claimed “I did not have sexual relations with that woman,” Monica Lewinsky, Hillary is going around claiming “My work as Secretary of State was not influenced by outside sources.”

On January 5, 2009, Hillary Clinton sent a letter to State Department ethics official James Thessin promising “I will not participate personally and substantially in any particular matter that has a direct and predictable effect on my financial interests or those of any person who interests are imputed to me,” including her husband.

Who didn’t anticipate that this would end up in an ethical mess? Which genius hasn’t observed over the last 25 years how the Clintons break their promises? Some people saw this as a potential scandal, but they didn’t stand a chance with the Clinton-loving press.

In October of 2007, liberal pundit Matthew Yglesias asked in the Los Angeles Times,“Who's giving money to Bill Clinton?” He complained that the Clintons should release their foundation donors before she could become president in 2009: “Disclosing who's contributing to Bill Clinton's foundation after his wife wins the election would be about four years too late. The voters ought to have this information before the election, when it could still make a difference.”

Surprise, surprise: Hillary didn’t win, and the Clintons didn’t release a donor list until December of 2008, when she was asked to become Secretary of State. The blather on the TV networks was all about how Obama’s cabinet was a team of geniuses. "We have not seen this kind of combination of star power and brain power and political muscle this early in a cabinet in our lifetimes,” gushed George Stephanopoulos on ...Read More HERE

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