Skip to comments.Clinton Stumps for Menendez in NJ [semi-satire]
Posted on 09/10/2018 10:48:35 AM PDT by John Semmens
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is going all-in for the reelection of Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) despite the formidable cloud of criminality overhanging the Senator. Late last year his bribery trial resulted in a hung jury. Clinton will speak at a fancy fund-raiser for Menendez in October.
I feel we are kindred spirits, Clinton said. Both of us have been unfairly criticized for our politics. The whole corruption case against Bob for the special favors he did for a constituent sought to punish him for behavior that is typically overlooked. Should a constituent be denied a senators services merely because he is also a generous friend? Bob, myself, and practically everyone I know has done something similar during our careers. In my case, the names of persons receiving special treatment from the State Department also being the same as donors to the Clinton Foundation was blown out of proportion as if it were some sort of quid-pro-quo rather than the odd coincidence it actually was.
Clinton pointed out that voters in New Jersey were too smart to be fooled by the innuendos thrown at me by Republicans and chose me over Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election. I hope they will do the same for Sen. Menendez and give him the nod over his Republican challenger in this Falls election.
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“Stumps” is right, with those piano legs and cankles.
Semmens channels Mister Obama...
In a speech at the University of Illinois, Obama attempted to persuade people that the credit for the prosperity that is breaking out today truly belongs to me. The GOP tax cuts wouldnt have been as effective if taxes hadnt been so high during my term. Likewise for the deregulation. I mean, you cant have deregulation unless you first have regulation.
Semmens captures essence of O'Rourke's inner globalist...
In related news, Beto ORourke, the Democratic candidate for US Senate from Texas asked that the American flags be removed from the Veterans of Foreign Wars hall that he rented for a campaign rally in Navasota. A spokesman for his campaign explained a lot of our supporters arent Americans. By virtue of great effort and arduous treks across the barren wastes of Mexico they have arrived in Texas in time to vote for Beto to represent them in Congress. Why should they be forced to look at a flag they consider a symbol of oppression?
Another fine and newsy column, John.
Hugin is running an intense and smart campaign against Menendez - he just might win.....
This is the ethics equivalent of the “Fat Friend Principle” in photography.
Well that's the problem A-hole, he wasn't a constituent.
Well, rapid and catastrophic distortion is what happens to folks who cross the Clinton Foundation. Getting blown out is completely accurate.
“I feel we are kindred spirits, Clinton said. Both of us have been unfairly criticized for our politics”. ....Hillary needed to change part of one word in that sentence......should be “fairly”,not unfairly.
As they say it takes a crook to know a crook.
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