Skip to comments.HILLARY MILHOUS CLINTON
Posted on 03/11/2015 6:39:27 AM PDT by shortstop
Hillary has become who she once despised.
I think she was 27 then, a young lawyer, briefly brought on as a staffer for a House committee tasked to write up articles of impeachment.
Like many young progressives of her generation, the demon before her was Richard Nixon. He was the first hated president of the modern era, and he deserved it.
Brilliant in his way, he was also imperious, superior and arrogant. So convinced of his own infallibility that he believed the rules didnt apply to him.
He became secretive, and in time made keeping the public and the press and the Congress away from his records audio tapes of his office such a priority that he fixated and soured and brought down his presidency, doing great damage to the nation and its people.
Yesterday, before the reporters at the United Nations, thats who Hillary Clinton had become.
Standing there, she was Richard Nixon.
Her demeanor, tone, and arrogance were classic. HRC 2015 is RMN 1974.
The issue is her handling of email during her tenure as secretary of State. Instead of using a government system, she set one up at her house, and moved all her electronic communication to it. This gave her total control of every document she touched and removed all transparency, accountability or oversight from her actions.
Just like Nixon.
And she defended it.
Just like Nixon.
Just as he piously intoned that Americans have a right to know that their president is not a crook, she earnestly assured the world that she had not deleted smoking guns from her private email server.
And they could rest assured that that was the case because she said it was.
The problem is, he was a crook and we couldnt believe a word he said, and she might not be any better.
Either way, in a constitutional Republic of checks and balances, in which no man is a law unto himself, we dont accept trust me as the final word. We have checks and double checks, we have federal practices and procedures.
And we have common sense.
And Hillary shunned them all.
She has sanitized her entire tenure as secretary of State, a period in which American international interests suffered some of their worst reversals of the past 70 years. As the senior member of a presidents cabinet, she created a situation in which her official correspondence avoided congressional and public scrutiny.
Just like Nixon.
And, like Nixon, she hid behind facile lies. Small tricks of phrasing and rhetoric that were intended to divert and deceive.
Like her reference to two phones.
She said that she used one email system because she didnt want to carry two phones.
It is an assertion deception in two ways.
The overwhelming majority of public officials use one system the government system, through which they also make personal communications.
Using one system does not necessitate using a private system.
Nor does using two systems necessitate using two phones.
It was stunning to hear her repeated claim that two systems would need two devices. Throughout her tenure as secretary of State, I used one phone to access two email systems just like untold millions of other Americans.
Just like Hillary could have done.
Further, in reference to security, she said that her privately owned server beyond the reach of oversight and accountability was protected by the Secret Service.
That is very Tricky Dick.
Yes, it is true, but it is also deceptive.
Yes, the server is on property protected by the Secret Service it is at her home. The Secret Service protects the computer from intruders who would barge into the home and steal it. But the Secret Service does nothing to protect it from hacking or cyber attack.
By being outside the government computer system, she was also outside its firewall protection.
And if she believes that her system was not compromised on a regular basis, shes nuts.
The ironic thing is that with Hillarys selective and arbitrary deletions of her emails carried out over two years the only place to get a complete set of what she wrote is from the intelligence services of China and Russia.
President Obama may not have known of Hillarys email setup, but you can bet President Putin did.
Hey, Putin, could you have Snowden send us a copy of Hillarys emails?
With the thousands of attempted penetrations of government networks each day, mostly from China, it is certain that the unprotected emails of the secretary of State were an appealing and attainable target.
She exposed the communications of one of the highest officers of our government to foreign surveillance because she thought the rules didnt apply to her, because she thought oversight and accountability were for others.
And now she says we neednt worry because she has reviewed her emails and turned over everything she wants us to have.
Everything she hasnt destroyed.
Just like Nixon.
He had tapes, she has emails.
She has become who she once despised.
“I am not a crook!” - Slick Willie’s wife. Would you buy a used care from that nag?
“I am not a crook!” - Slick Willie’s wife. Would you buy a used carX from that nag?
President Nixon would not have armed al Qaeda
with 20,000 MANPADs OR would have attempted
to have an Ambassador taken and raped to trade
for a blind Sheik that blew up the WTC, the
Stopped reading right there...............
I don’t recall Nixon being accused of dishonesty, “tricky Dick,” yes, but not the fraud and outright thievery of Clinton. In fact the WH staff loved Nixon, not so of Hillary, she was an arrogant beast in the WH.
As she so very often blithely tries to remind she is a server to the American Public. Nope lady, that SERVER is in your basement. Give it up!
Nixon’s crime was petty compared to those of subsequent U.S. Presidents.
Hey. Thanks for posting that. Good stuff to have with the Clinton coronation now being planned by the fools on the left.
Do not mention HRC and RMN in the same sentence.
Nixon was a saint compared to Bonnie and Clod.
Lonsberry is a wannabe-member of the MSM. He feels he has to pay tribute to the received pieties, one of which is Nixon-revilement.
She’s The Deleter of The Free World!
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