Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Morning Jolt: What If the Law Treated All Politicians the Same?

On the menu today: I picked a quiet week to be away, huh? The FBI executed a search warrant on President Trump's home at Mar-a-Lago, a stabbing attack by an Islamist extremist seriously injured Salman Rushdie, Joe Biden absurdly claimed that inflation had reached zero percent overnight, and New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson is having knee surgery. Apparently, Greg and I can never go on vacation during the same week again.

Whom Is the Law For?

The grassroots of both the Democrats and the Republicans believe that the opposition party's leaders get away with murder and that their own leaders get the book thrown at them just for jaywalking.

For the past six years or so, many Democrats scoffed, "But her emails!" — implicitly arguing that whatever Hillary Clinton did regarding her emails, including classified information, back when she was Secretary of State, was unimportant in the context of the 2016 presidential election. And make no mistake, the FBI determined that emails on Clinton's private server contained classified information. In his ...

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WITH JIM GERAGHTY August 16 2022
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WITH JIM GERAGHTY August 16 2022
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What If the Law Treated All Politicians the Same?

On the menu today: I picked a quiet week to be away, huh? The FBI executed a search warrant on President Trump's home at Mar-a-Lago, a stabbing attack by an Islamist extremist seriously injured Salman Rushdie, Joe Biden absurdly claimed that inflation had reached zero percent overnight, and New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson is having knee surgery. Apparently, Greg and I can never go on vacation during the same week again.

Whom Is the Law For?

The grassroots of both the Democrats and the Republicans believe that the opposition party's leaders get away with murder and that their own leaders get the book thrown at them just for jaywalking.

For the past six years or so, many Democrats scoffed, "But her emails!" — implicitly arguing that whatever Hillary Clinton did regarding her emails, including classified information, back when she was Secretary of State, was unimportant in the context of the 2016 presidential election. And make no mistake, the FBI determined that emails on Clinton's private server contained classified information. In his ...   READ MORE

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