Clinton Survives Another Salem Trial

by teacherken – Just as there was never any doubt that Bill Clinton had sex with “that woman,” there was never any doubt that Hillary Clinton mishandled her emails. And just as there was never any doubt that the Republicans overreacted to Bill Clinton’s shenanigans, so too is there no doubt that they have done the same over Hillary Clinton’s server. Something about the Clintons sets the GOP to howling at the moon. That is the first paragraph of the Washington Post column whose title I have also borrowed for this posting.  Normally I would not even look at the work of the author, but Leaves on the Current, my wife, insisted that for once he had actually written a very good column.  It is by Richard Cohen, whose long-term continued employment by the newspaper has amazed many. Clearly, as the title indicates, there is a Republican obsession with “getting” the...

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