Calling the Kettle Black?
After the President commuted Scooter Libby’s sentence, Hildabeast Clinton had the following to say:
“This commutation sends the clear signal that in this Administration, cronyism and ideology trump competence and justice.” And again: “[T]his is consistent with their philosophy; they believe that they should be able to do what they want to do, and that the law is a minor obstacle.”
All I can say is “wha” (in my perfect NY accent)?
I think we all believed that the left would foam at the mouth over the commutation (I have had several arguments just trying to explain Libby wasn’t pardoned-yet). But I think many of us were very surprised that Hildabeast could actually weigh in on this topic, since her husband re-defined the term ‘cronyism’ during his tenure in office.
Let’s not forget Hildabeast:
- Your brothers helped many a drug dealer receive pardons. We all remember that you and Bill didn’t realize these were serious drug dealers, however, your brothers were living in the White House at the time.
- In the final days of darkness, your husband pardoned members of the FALN, responsible for a number of bombings of financial institutions and Fraunces Tavern that killed 6 people in the late 70’s – all so you could procure the Hispanic vote in NY for your Senate run.
- Let’s not forget ROGER CLINTON (I am sure you know who he is). Whitewater ring a bell?
- And my favorite……can you say: Marc Rich? Tell me, why is Scooter Libby’s commutation so much worse than the full pardon of Marc Rich?
I include the definition of cronyism:
cro·ny·ism (krō’nē-ĭz’əm) Pronunciation Key
n. Favoritism shown to old friends without regard for their qualifications, as in political appointments to office [or in providing pardons] my insertion
So the question to ask is: Hildabeast, can you really afford to be calling the kettle black?
I for one, am sick to tears of every act of the President’s being tied to some sort of conspiracy. Hildabeast, Bela Pelosi and the rest of their ilk better deal with the fact that their approval rating is LOWER than the President’s.
List of Clinton Presidential Pardons can be found here.