Hillary Clinton has found her new campaign slogan! “I’m Careless and Negligent, but not a Criminal!” That’s pretty much the outcome of the year long FBI investigation into her private email server activities. Over 150 agents on the case, and this is the best they can come up with?
At least Hillary can finally combat the vile attacks on her from Trump, stating that she is crooked and a criminal. Now she can quote FBI Director James Comey and his announcement today that no indictment will be brought up in the case of her illegal private email server.
Comey said that “although there is evidence of potential violations,” no reasonable prosecutor would take on the case.
Well, at least he had the courage to actually mention the illegal activities that Hillary and her staff engaged in.
He also said that seven of Clinton’s email chains contained “Top Secret” information.
“That is excluding any later up-classified emails… None of these emails should have been on any unclassified system, but the presence of these emails is especially concerning,” Comey said.
“There is evidence to support a conclusion that any reasonable person in Secretary Clinton’s position… should have known that an unclassified system was no place for that information,” Comey continued.
“There is evidence that they were extremely careless,” he said, referring to Clinton and her aides.
Comey also noted that individuals in a similar situation would not necessarily be let off the hook with no charges, but would probably face penalties. “But that’s not what we’re deciding now,” Comey said. “We are expressing to Justice our view that no charges be made in this case.”
Translated into the common tongue, James Comey is basically saying that Hillary Clinton and her staff were completely negligent, careless and technical broke our laws, since anyone else who did these same things would be in jail, yet Hillary is just too big for any prosecutor to think about pursuing.
Maybe Comey knows this was a losing cause once Hillary was anointed as the Democratic presidential nominee, and tried his best to at least give her opponents some ammunition in his concession speech, but that’s the best case scenario.
The worst case scenario is this was all a charade and perfectly timed to coincide with Obama’s campaigning with Hillary in North Carolina today, as well as right before the Democratic convention later this month.
In either case, the founding fathers are shaking their head, wishing they would have put a clause in the Constitution about compromising any future confidential communication methods for government officials.