The Clinton-Kaine Ticket Is Running To Keep Things Just The Way They Are, And That’s The Problem.
Clinton Has Spent The Last 25 Years Lying To The American People
The Associated Press Headline: “But Is She Honest? Caring? Clinton Grapples With Questions” (Julie Pace, “But Is She Honest? Caring? Clinton Grapples With Questions,”The Associated Press,2/10/16)
Clinton “Has Spent Months Fighting The Perception That She Has A Shaky Relationship With The Truth And Is Disconnected…” “Hillary Clinton’s campaign has spent months fighting the perception that she has a shaky relationship with the truth and is disconnected from the problems facing Americans. So far, the campaign’s effort hasn’t worked.” (Julie Pace, “But Is She Honest? Caring? Clinton Grapples With Questions,”The Associated Press,2/10/16)
The New York Times’ William Safire Wrote In 1996: “Americans Of All Political Persuasions Are Coming To The Sad Realization That Our First Lady … Is A Congenital Liar.” “Americans of all political persuasions are coming to the sad realization that our First Lady … is a congenital liar. Drip by drip, like Whitewater torture, the case is being made that she is compelled to mislead, and to ensnare her subordinates and friends in a web of deceit.” (William Safire, Op-Ed, “Blizzard Of Lies,”The New York Times, 1/8/96)
- Safire: “[Clinton] Had Good Reasons To Lie; She Is In The Longtime Habit Of Lying; And She Has Never Been Called To Account For Lying Herself Or In Suborning Lying In Her Aides And Friends.” (William Safire, Op-Ed, “Blizzard Of Lies,”The New York Times, 1/8/96)
Clinton Has Refused To Say She Won’t Lie To The American People
Clinton Refused To Flatly State That She Has Not And Will Not Lie To The American People. CBS NEWS SCOTT PELLEY: “You know in ’76, Jimmy Carter famously said, ‘I will not lie to you.'” CLINTON: “Mm Hmm. Well, I will tell you, I have tried in every way I know how, literally from my years as a young lawyer, all the way through my time as Secretary of State to level with the American people.” PELLEY: “You talk about leveling with the American people. Have you always told the truth?” CLINTON: “I have always tried to.” PELLEY: “Some people are going to call that wiggle room that you just gave yourself ‘always tried to.’ Jimmy Carter said, ‘I will never lie to you.'” CLINTON: “You’re asking me to say, ‘have I ever?’ I don’t believe I ever have. I don’t believe I ever have. I don’t believe I ever will. I am going to do the best I can to level with the American people.”(CBS Evening News, 2/18/16)