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Enumerati

Majority of Americans Say Clinton Should Face Charges

56%

Of Americans — including 31% of Democrats — disagree with the FBI’s recommendation against charging Hillary Clinton with a crime for her State Department e-mail practices, according to new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

Poetic Justice

Un-Indicted, Not Innocent

She should have known the cover-up would come back to bite her,
And the investigation would make Hillary look like a liar.
According to the FBI’s Comey,
She’s neither innocent nor not-guilty,
It’s no exoneration, but hey, at least they didn’t indict her.

Verbatim

Rubio Predicts Another Clinton Scandal Will Emerge

It’s only a matter of time before the next shoe drops and the nexus of corruption and controversy that has surrounded Hillary Clinton throughout her time in public office produces yet another scandal for the American people to endure.

— Sen. Marco Rubio, in a Facebook post.

Enumerati

Most Disapprove of Clinton’s Handling of Emails

55%

Of Americans say they disapprove of the way Hillary Clinton has handled questions about her use of a private e-mail account while serving as secretary of state, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. An almost identical percentage — 54% — say that she has tried to cover up facts. Asked whether Clinton stayed within government guidelines or broke the rules by using a private server, 51% say she broke the rules, while 32% say she did not, with the remainder offering no opinion.

News & Comment

Flashback: Rove Erases 22 Million White House Emails on Private Server at Height of U.S. Attorney Scandal – Media Yawns

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Rove

Now that they’ve taken control of Congress, Republicans are wielding power much the same way they did in the Clinton era and for the six years afterward when they controlled the White House and Congress under George W. Bush: ineptly — examples: 1, 2 etc.

Then as now, it’s clear that the only thing Republicans do very well is inflame the media with bogus scandals — which is a handy way to distract attention from their ineptitude. They are doing this with their usual aplomb, and considerable success, in the matter of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private server to send emails.

Clinton has said she deleted about 50,000 emails that dealt with personal matters, citing her daughter’s wedding and her mother’s funeral as examples. All the correspondence pertaining to official business was turned over to and archived by State. The deletion of the emails, though perfectly legal, has excited House Republicans, including Speaker John Boehner, who has announced plans to deploy House committees to investigate what might aptly be called Servergate.

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