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Why Kenneth Starr Deserved Censure — And Robert Mueller Deserves Respect

As Robert Mueller pursues a wide-ranging investigation aimed at Donald Trump, members of Trump’s family, his appointees, and his political associates, the president’s legal advisers have answered by attacking the legitimacy and fairness of the special counsel — which may be the prelude to executive action. Surely, a fearful Trump is contemplating how to rid […]

July 22, 2017
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Why Trump (And Gingrich) Should Stop Whining About Robert Mueller

When Newt Gingrich humiliates himself by smearing Special Counsel Robert Mueller, it is all too easy to dismiss the former speaker. As a disgraced politician who left office under an ethical cloud, following a decade spent debasing American discourse, Gingrich has no standing to criticize Mueller, a decorated Vietnam veteran who enjoys broad bipartisan esteem […]

June 19, 2017
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Legitimize What Can’t Be Proven: Comey’s ‘October Surprise’

Comey the ‘terrific lawyer’ and ‘standup guy’ no longer exists. What we have instead is a spineless partisan who planted an IED in the middle of the 2016 presidential election—apparently because he feared criticism from GOP congressmen who drink from “Presidential Bitch” coffee mugs.

November 2, 2016
U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton delivers remarks at a gathering of law enforcement leaders at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, U.S., August 18, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Hillary’s Billing Records: The Facts Omitted From Your Morning Infotainment

Based on the Clintons’ sworn interrogatories, interviews with 45 other witnesses, and some 200,000 documents, the Pillsbury firm’s findings, published in several volumes, fully exonerated both Bill and Hillary Clinton of any wrongdoing.

September 13, 2016
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If He Shouts ‘Rape,’ Donald Trump Should Unseal His Divorce Records

If Trump has nothing to hide, he should let the public view the evidence of what he did to his first wife – and then they can judge him accordingly.

May 27, 2016

Don’t Try To Breathe Life Into A Dead Scandal

This just in: Nothing boosts circulation or enhances ratings like a sex scandal. The more prominent the actors and the more prurient the allegations, the better. How else to explain the ugly resurgence of talking about the Clintons’ bedroom dramas?

January 13, 2016

Stop Hillary? Not With These Mistakes (Or The Wisdom Of Dick Morris)

The latest attempted journalistic takedown of Hillary Clinton is rife with substantive errors.

October 27, 2014

Whitewater Redux: ‘Serious Crimes,’ Vague Insinuations, And Real Facts

The latest revival of Whitewater omits the most critical facts about the pseudo-scandal.

October 8, 2014

Bad Old Days: How Monica Lewinsky Deserves To Be Remembered

Monica Lewinsky must be satisfied to learn that with a few stylish photographs and a few innocuous paragraphs, she can still discombobulate Maureen Dowd, Lynn Cheney, and a swarm of demented figures in American politics and media. Few could resist the chance to reminisce about the tapes, the blue dress, the cigars, the salacious Starr […]

May 9, 2014