Skip to comments.Democratic Insider: Hillary ‘Unfit’ for President
Posted on 09/24/2006 1:04:26 PM PDT by SoldierDad
Democratic Insider: Hillary Unfit for President
An upcoming book by a longtime Democratic insider asserts that Sen. Hillary Clinton is ethically unfit to hold public office. The author of the book is Jerry Zeifman, who was counsel to the House Judiciary Committee for 17 years. He was chief counsel to the committee during the Watergate episode, a role he chronicled in an earlier book, Without Honor: The Crimes of Camelot and the Impeachment of President Nixon.
Hillary was a committee staffer at the time. And Zeifmans new book Hillarys Pursuit of Power is based in large part on his personal experiences with Hillary.
A press release about the book states: This book describes and documents unethical practices of Senator Hillary Clinton . . .
In 1974, [Zeifman] had supervisory authority of a staff that included Hillary Rodham, who was then engaged in a variety of self-serving unethical practices in violation of House rules.
In 1998, as consultant to a member of the Judiciary Committee that impeached President Clinton, he gained extensive personal insights into the unethical practices of Hillary Clinton in her White House west wing office.
A lifelong Democrat, Jerry Zeifman has concluded that Hillary Clinton is ethically unfit to be either a senator or president and if she were to become President, the last vestige of the traditional moral authority of the party of Roosevelt, Truman and Johnson will be destroyed.
Zeifman provided more details about his dealings with Hillary in a letter he wrote to the New York Post in August 1999. It read in part:
In December 1974, as general counsel and chief of staff of the House Judiciary Committee, I made a personal evaluation of Hillary Rodham (now Mrs. Clinton), a member of the staff we had gathered for our impeachment inquiry on President Richard Nixon. I decided that I could not recommend her for any future position of public or private trust.
Why? Hillary's main duty on our staff has been described by her authorized biographer as establishing the legal procedures to be followed in the course of the inquiry and impeachment. A number of the procedures she recommended were ethically flawed.
And I also concluded that she had violated House and committee rules by disclosing confidential information to unauthorized persons
During my tenure with the House Judiciary Committee, I had supervisory authority over several hundred staff members. With the exception of Ms. Rodham, [special counsel John] Doar and [senior associate special counsel Bernard] Nussbaum, I recommended all of them for future positions of public and private trust.
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If Zeifman thinks that LBJ embodied any moral authority, he's sadly mistaken in many different ways!
No appologies necessary. Your comments deserve being repeated, and often.
In her work on that committee, Hillary recommended that President Nixon be denied an attorney.
And none more so than its current de facto leader, BJ Clinton! His is a moral degeneracy of many dimensions, going well beyond adultery. It includes murder (e. g., Vince Foster), stealing (e. g., WH furniture), corruption (e. g., selling technology to China for illegal campaign contributions), blackmailing (e. g., FBI files), perjury and other lying, obstruction of justice, and abuse of power (e. g., pardons to pals), to name a few.
Yes, she did. I've spoken with Zeifman about that.
Mmmmmmmm...Joe Lieberman, maybe.
That's about it.
Nussbaum got his job as Clinton WH counsel through his relationship with HRC from back in their Watergate staff days. Nussbaum and his NY law firm partners have been hefty donors to her Senate campaign war chest.
Joe Lieberman: Abused mercilessly by Dem rank-and-file types who are trying to shove him out of the party and out of the Senate.
Seems that if you're in the modern Democrat party and have morals, you will be made to feel very uncomfortable, to say the least.
Imagine having to live in the same home with that?
Thank you. I enjoy being here.
Worse, imagine that as Commander-in-Chief?
I agree with you. And even if she looses once, the evil bitch will try, try, try again!
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