The National Journal’s Ron Fournier’s latest piece is a simple round-up of the latest headlines associated with Hillary Rodham Clinton’s presidential campaign (which he refers to as “Self-Inflicted Wound Tour”)—a round-up that speaks volumes. The National Journal,
“Bill Clinton Company Shows Complexity of Family Finances“: The former president has a shell company. Exposed by the Associated Press, the “pass-through” is a legal arrangement that blows another hole in Hillary Clinton’s transparency claims and raises scores of new questions about how her family finances its vast personal/political/charitable empire.
“Clinton Foundation Donors Got Weapons Deals From Hillary Clinton’s State Department“: Yet another independent news outlet uncovered a “quid” (money) and a “quo” (arms deal). Yet again, Clinton loyalists will say there is no known link between the give and the get—no “favor for a favor,” or quid pro quo—and yet again, they miss the point. For all the good it has done, the Clinton Foundation is built on a foundation of conflicts, some of which violated White House ethics rules. Unless the Clintons return foreign donations, divorce themselves from the charity, and allow an independent review of relevant State Department email, the drip, drip, drip of these stories will become a deluge of mistrust…”