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Eleanor Clift: Obama Justice Department Let Tom DeLay 'Off the Hook' in Spirit of Bipartisanship
NewsBusters ^ | August 17, 2010 | P.J. Gladnick

Posted on 08/17/2010 6:17:50 AM PDT by PJ-Comix

The Justice Department has dropped its case against former House Majority Leader, Tom Delay, and Newsweek's Eleanor Clift is in mourning. She just can't accept the fact that there was no substance to the charges against DeLay and ascribes the dropping of the case to the Obama Justice Department trying to score points with Republicans in the interest of bipartisanship. Clift also manages to smear the late former Alaska Senator Ted Stevens in her angst over the dropped charges:

The Justice Department’s decision to let former House majority leader Tom DeLay off the hook and end the six-year-long investigation that drove him out of Washington at the peak of his power should win the Obama administration some points with Republicans, if not Democrats. This is the second high-profile Republican that Attorney General Eric Holder has vindicated, the other being the late senator Ted Stevens, whose corruption case Holder declined last year to prosecute.


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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: eleanorclift; newsweek; tedstevens; tomdelay
And what has Clift had to say about the charges against Rangel and Waters?
1 posted on 08/17/2010 6:17:55 AM PDT by PJ-Comix
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To: PJ-Comix

“Spirit of bipartisanship” my ass..... =.=


2 posted on 08/17/2010 6:18:59 AM PDT by cranked
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To: cranked

Eleanor off her meds again?


3 posted on 08/17/2010 6:20:26 AM PDT by Rumplemeyer
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To: PJ-Comix
"This is the second high-profile Republican that Attorney General Eric Holder has vindicated, the other being the late senator Ted Stevens, whose corruption case Holder declined last year to prosecute."

Uhh, as I recall the Stevens verdict was thrown out because it came to light that he had been convicted on the basis of evidence manufactured by the U.S. Attornies handnling the case. There was nothing left for Holder to prosecute.

4 posted on 08/17/2010 6:20:51 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: PJ-Comix

Now DeLay ought to sue Ronnie Earle, the Dem dipwad from Austin who brought up the phony charges because DeLay had succeeded in redistricting TX.


5 posted on 08/17/2010 6:20:51 AM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: PJ-Comix

This crazy woman is still smoking crack. She works for Newsweek, a publication which was sold for $1 last week, and the buyer paid too much at that. She is one of the primary reasons Newsweek was and is circling the drain.


6 posted on 08/17/2010 6:21:46 AM PDT by La Lydia
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To: cranked

After 6 years they still couldn’t come up with something so they finally gave up. An no sorry about those legal bills Tom either. This was nothing but a political prosecution to take down an opponent.


7 posted on 08/17/2010 6:21:55 AM PDT by dblshot (Insanity - electing the same people over and over and expecting different results.)
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To: Rumplemeyer

More like Eleanor back on the crack pipe ....


8 posted on 08/17/2010 6:24:00 AM PDT by cranked
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To: PJ-Comix

Whenever I see an innocent man who is not prosecuted to the full extent of the law, I drop to my knees and praise the divine mercy of the Obama Justice Dept.


9 posted on 08/17/2010 6:24:02 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: PJ-Comix

More liberal delusions... Amazing how these folk insulate and protect themselves.


10 posted on 08/17/2010 6:24:30 AM PDT by rhombus
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To: PJ-Comix

The left certainly has a deep bench when it comes to fielding moonbats, but Clift is not only in the starting lineup but she is definitely Pro Bowl material.


11 posted on 08/17/2010 6:24:48 AM PDT by Malone LaVeigh
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To: PJ-Comix

I’ve been recalling Eleanor’s stunned expression on the McGlaughlin Group or some other show when the Republicans took over Congress. I see she does, too, and doesn’t want to have to pull THAT particular mask from her Halloween assortment again.

I can’t wait to see it again.

Scott Tenorman: No, wait! Waaiittt!! Oh, my God, Oh, my Gaawwwd!!
[buries his face on the table]
Cartman: [walks over to Scott’s end of the table] Yes! Yesss! Oh, let me taste your tears, Scott!
[starts licking Scott’s tears off his face]
Cartman: Mm, your tears are so yummy and sweet!
Oh, the tears of unfathomable sadness! My-yummy!


12 posted on 08/17/2010 6:25:05 AM PDT by Darkwolf377 (Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown. -- written by Robert Towne)
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To: PJ-Comix

Six years and they’re droppoing the case? That tells me they had no case.


13 posted on 08/17/2010 6:26:05 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: PJ-Comix

should win the Obama administration some points with Republicans,

I never would have believed Eleanor could actually be dumber than she looks, but there is the proof in print. Geez.

...and if further proof was needed, this:

This is the second high-profile Republican that Attorney General Eric Holder has vindicated, the other being the late senator Ted Stevens, whose corruption case Holder declined last year to prosecute.

For reasons obvious, he was framed.

Gee, Eleanor how about your feelings vis-a-vis W. After all he was the cause of just about everything the dems and the progressives dislike about America.

And what has Clift had to say about the charges against Rangel and Waters?

Crickets?

Crickets!


14 posted on 08/17/2010 6:28:33 AM PDT by wita
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To: PJ-Comix

Politics of personal destruction.


15 posted on 08/17/2010 6:28:35 AM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: PJ-Comix

Wow! That was mighty white of them!


16 posted on 08/17/2010 6:28:58 AM PDT by Howie66 (I can see November from my house.)
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To: PJ-Comix

Is Clift a member of the Communist Party?


17 posted on 08/17/2010 6:29:07 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (m)
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To: PJ-Comix

These FARGIN BASTIGES railroad him out of office on TRUMPED UP CHARGES and she EXPECTS REPUBLICANS TO BE GRATEFUL?????????????????????????????????????

Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

grrrrrrrrrr
grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr dammit

WHERE DOES HE GO TO GET HIS CARREER AND REPUTATION BACK??????????????????????


18 posted on 08/17/2010 6:30:14 AM PDT by Mr. K (Physically unable to proofreed (<---oops! see?))
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To: Mr. K

Ummm, Dancing with the Stars?


19 posted on 08/17/2010 6:32:23 AM PDT by NoExpectations
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To: PJ-Comix
If any network can get a show that has Eleanor Clift being questioned with a lie detector and a shocking device to be used when she lies, it would be the highest rated TV show in the history of TV. The TV audience could send in questions.
20 posted on 08/17/2010 6:33:49 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: circlecity

Facts are only symantics. The real issue is that Holder let him off.


21 posted on 08/17/2010 6:34:41 AM PDT by mountn man (The pleasure you get from life, is equal to the attitude you put into it.)
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To: PJ-Comix

She could be right.

Anybody remember what happened to Sandy Berger?

He STILL hasn’t taken the polygraph test that was part of the plea agreement.


22 posted on 08/17/2010 6:37:54 AM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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"......letting DeLay off in the spirit of bipartisanship."

Oh my, it appears the ever-lovely but dense Eleanor is unwittingly accusing Obama's pathetic stooge, Eric Holder, of playing politics with his power as head of the Justice Department.

How? Because being "bipartisan" is just as political as being "partisan" or being "nonpartisan". The words themselves denote 'political parties' and political positions.

So Clift trying to get Holder off the hook by implying he was promoting the spirit of "bipartisanship" in the case of springing DeLay is still a perversion, Eleanor, dear. He was being political as hell in his decision.

Justice is served by adhering to the LAW, not applying any criterion of pollitical "partisanship", "non-partisanship" or "bi-partisanship" to it at all.

Eleanor is certainly one of America's deepest thinkers.

Leni

23 posted on 08/17/2010 6:44:25 AM PDT by MinuteGal (Bill O'R - 10/20/09 "BHO is not a Marxist"....8/5/10 "Classroom nutrition should be legislated")
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To: PJ-Comix

Eleanor Clift is a disgusting woman.

She is a mean-spirited partisan hack that lies to support her point of view.


24 posted on 08/17/2010 6:45:25 AM PDT by sauropod (The truth shall make you free but first it will make you miserable.)
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To: screaminsunshine

“Is Clift a member of the Communist Party?”

####

No, just what the Reds term a “useful idiot”.

Far more dangerous.


25 posted on 08/17/2010 6:46:54 AM PDT by EyeGuy
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To: PJ-Comix
Obama Justice Department Let Tom DeLay 'Off the Hook' in Spirit of Bipartisanship
YEAH; RIGHT!!! That would be like a judge letting a guy out of jail who wanted to kill him. Anybody who believes this move by the Zero Administration will curry favor with Republicans, send me a Private Reply. I have a Winter Ski Resort down here in Southeast Texas I'll sell you real cheap.
26 posted on 08/17/2010 6:47:03 AM PDT by no dems (To Every Democrat in the U.S. House and Senate: "Shame, shame. Shame on all your houses.")
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To: PJ-Comix

He was found innocent by a communist “justice” department. That means that there was absolutely no substance to the accusations.
Too bad a good man had to suffer through all that - but that’s what happens to White male Christian normalsexuals.


27 posted on 08/17/2010 6:49:32 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Annoying liberals is my goal. I will not be silenced.)
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To: EyeGuy

Maybe she should be investigated. I hope that in 2012 we elect a good American President who appoints an ant-communist AG to root them out and prosecute.


28 posted on 08/17/2010 6:50:18 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (m)
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To: dblshot

“After 6 years they still couldn’t come up with something so they finally gave up. An no sorry about those legal bills Tom either. This was nothing but a political prosecution to take down an opponent.”

And to drain his cash so he will have nothing to fight back with.

Techable lesson here. You want to beat the rats you bankrupt them.


29 posted on 08/17/2010 6:52:28 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Helter Skelter. The Revolution is Upon Us.)
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To: PJ-Comix
in Spirit of Bipartisanship

Bullshit. Somebody cut a deal. Now, what did Obama and the Rats get out of it?

30 posted on 08/17/2010 6:52:56 AM PDT by tacticalogic
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Oh Great and Merciful Obama!

Thou hast bestowed bipartisanship upon us!
In America, the innocent shall be set free!

In return, we shall forget how this man’s reputation and career have been forever destroyed. It is our obligation, to the Great Obama, to ignore the injustice of opportunistic democrat prosecutors who hath tread upon the spirit of the Constitution for temporary polical gain.


31 posted on 08/17/2010 6:55:39 AM PDT by kidd
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it is a shame that there is no way to penalize the Justice Department for keeping this non-case open for six years and causing Delay heavy expenditures in defending.
32 posted on 08/17/2010 7:02:36 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: PJ-Comix

Eleanor, you are an old angry bag.


33 posted on 08/17/2010 7:07:32 AM PDT by bmwcyle (It is Satan's fault)
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Either grossly incompetent or determined to get an indictment with no evidence. Either way an injustice for Delay.
34 posted on 08/17/2010 7:10:20 AM PDT by I am Richard Brandon
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Eleanor Clift: Obama Justice Department Let Tom DeLay 'Off the Hook' in Spirit of Bipartisanship

I have GOT to know what these people smoke!! To be this demented, it has to be some really potent stuff!! The charges against DeLay were false from the outset, but they achieved the Dems' objective - get DeLay out of the way!!

Too bad. Texas and America are the biggest losers of this Democrat dirty trick.

35 posted on 08/17/2010 7:18:15 AM PDT by DustyMoment
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Mega Uber BS


36 posted on 08/17/2010 7:26:40 AM PDT by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: PJ-Comix

Couldn’t be that he was innocent of false charges by a hack Dem Attorney Gen. Good grief, could she be any more braindead?

Pray for America


37 posted on 08/17/2010 7:27:22 AM PDT by bray (Have you bought one yet? http://www.brayincandy.com/id239.html)
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To: circlecity

The two lead attys working for the FedGov in the Ted case are also being brought up on charges themselves.

But, they got what they wanted, a Dem Senator from AK.

Next election, little markie will be out on his azz - the Dems dropped 5.5 Million in attack ads on Ted - and the election was decided by less than 4000 votes.


38 posted on 08/17/2010 7:33:44 AM PDT by ASOC (Alpha India Alpha Three Tango Alpha)
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To: kittymyrib

You got it! Earle is just as bad as that Duke DA..Mike Nifong.....they’re both pond scum!:(


39 posted on 08/17/2010 7:36:39 AM PDT by Dawgreg (Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.)
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To: PJ-Comix

That’s the whole set up. When Rangle and Waters are let off free they can say “We let Delay off so let’s be fair.” Clift is saying what she was told to say. Others will be saying it, too.


40 posted on 08/17/2010 7:38:14 AM PDT by Terry Mross (I)
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should win the Obama administration some points with Republicans, if not Democrats.

What is Eleanor Clift's screen name at the DUmp??

41 posted on 08/17/2010 7:40:03 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Remember in November. Clean the house on Nov. 2. / Progressive is a PC word for liberal democrat.)
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To: kittymyrib

Jim Maddox, the former AG from Texas, told a friend of mine when Earle indicted Kay Baily Huchison, “The first thing Ann Richards does in a campaign is have Ronnie Earle indict her opponent.” Earle has been indicting republicans for years.


42 posted on 08/17/2010 7:41:09 AM PDT by Terry Mross (I)
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To: cranked

“Bipartisanship” is when you don’t have formal charges pending against someone. Now, we just have to change it in the dictionary.


43 posted on 08/17/2010 8:00:01 AM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag (http://www.thepatriotsflag.com - The Patriot's Flag)
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