Hillary Clinton on Scooter Libby

This is a Hillary quote from the Daily Kos site arguing in 2008 that Hillary was not the person who could say this.

“Four years into the Iraq war, Americans are still living with the consequences of this White House’s efforts to quell dissent. This commutation sends the clear signal that in this Administration, cronyism and ideology trump competence and justice.”

Or as Kos says “…Hillary Clinton is not a credible critic of this culture of corruption…”

Oh and by the way, let’s hear Obama on the same date.

“This decision to commute the sentence of a man who compromised our national security cements the legacy of an administration characterized by a politics of cynicism and division, one that has consistently placed itself and its ideology above the law,” Obama said. “This is exactly the kind of politics we must change so we can begin restoring the American people’s faith in a government that puts the country’s progress ahead of the bitter partisanship of recent years.”

Libby went to prison for theoretically leaking the name of Valerie Plame who was at the time living in Virginia. Turns out Libby didn’t even do the leaking, but prison it was for him.

I remember the giant headlines and wringing of hands during that time. Clinton has done far, far worse and yet continues to think she can become the next President.
Can voters please buy her a clue?

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