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January 25, 2016
Illegal? What about her judgement?
We've been getting a lot of opinions and columns about Hillary Clinton's troubles. The latest opinion comes from Deroy Murdock at National Review: When the secretary of state swaps e-mails with the president of the United States and the chiefs of the Pentagon, CIA, and NSA, they presumably discuss priorities more sensitive than Downton Abbey. Clinton first worked on Capitol Hill in 1970. She is a Yale lawyer. So she damn well knows that a “born classified” document is secret “when originated.” Markings or no markings, she understands that the confidential views of foreign leaders, reports from ambassadors, and updates on arms-control talks are all state secrets. Mr. Murdock is probably right. She is in deep trouble, but let me leave that to the lawyers and experts, who know a lot more than I do about classified documents. My point about Hillary Clinton is that she has failed a huge test, whether...(Read Full Post)