Hillary fired for lies, unethical behavior from Congressional job: former boss

posted at 5:55 pm on April 1, 2008 by Ed Morrissey

Dan Calabrese’s new column on Hillary Clinton’s past may bring the curtain down on her political future. Calabrese interviewed Jerry Zeifman, the man who served as chief counsel to the House Judiciary Committee during the Watergate hearings, has tried to tell the story of his former staffer’s behavior during those proceedings for years. Zeifman claims he fired Hillary for unethical behavior and that she conspired to deny Richard Nixon counsel during the hearings:

As Hillary Clinton came under increasing scrutiny for her story about facing sniper fire in Bosnia, one question that arose was whether she has engaged in a pattern of lying.

The now-retired general counsel and chief of staff of the House Judiciary Committee, who supervised Hillary when she worked on the Watergate investigation, says Hillary’s history of lies and unethical behavior goes back farther – and goes much deeper – than anyone realizes.

Jerry Zeifman, a lifelong Democrat, supervised the work of 27-year-old Hillary Rodham on the committee. Hillary got a job working on the investigation at the behest of her former law professor, Burke Marshall, who was also Sen. Ted Kennedy’s chief counsel in the Chappaquiddick affair. When the investigation was over, Zeifman fired Hillary from the committee staff and refused to give her a letter of recommendation – one of only three people who earned that dubious distinction in Zeifman’s 17-year career.

Why?

“Because she was a liar,” Zeifman said in an interview last week. “She was an unethical, dishonest lawyer. She conspired to violate the Constitution, the rules of the House, the rules of the committee and the rules of confidentiality.”

This isn’t exactly news. When her lachrymose performance arguably won her New Hampshire, Zeifman tried to tell people about Hillary’s duplicity. Patterico noticed the effort, but few others picked it up. Zeifman wrote at his website:

After hiring Hillary, Doar assigned her to confer with me regarding rules of procedure for the impeachment inquiry. At my first meeting with her I told her that Judiciary Committee Chairman Peter Rodino, House Speaker Carl Albert, Majority Leader “Tip” O’Neill, Parliamentarian Lou Deschler and I had previously all agreed that we should rely only on the then existing House Rules, and not advocate any changes. I also quoted Tip O’Neill’s statement that: “To try to change the rules now would be politically divisive. It would be like trying to change the traditional rules of baseball before a World Series.”

Hillary assured me that she had not drafted, and would not advocate, any such rules changes. However, as documented in my personal diary, I soon learned that she had lied. She had already drafted changes, and continued to advocate them. In one written legal memorandum, she advocated denying President Nixon
representation by counsel. In so doing she simply ignored the fact that in the committee’s then most recent prior impeachment proceeding, the committee had afforded the right to counsel to Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas.

I had also informed Hillary that the Douglas impeachment files were available for public inspection in the committee offices. She later removed the Douglas files without my permission and carried them to the offices of the impeachment inquiry staff — where they were no longer accessible to the public.

Hillary had also made other ethical flawed procedural recommendations, arguing that the Judiciary Committee should: not hold any hearings with – or take depositions of — any live witnesses; not conduct any original investigation of Watergate, bribery, tax evasion, or any other possible impeachable offense of President Nixon; and should rely solely on documentary evidence compiled by other committees and by the Justice Departments special Watergate prosecutor .

The right to counsel is considered one of the inviolable tenets of our justice system. It doesn’t speak well of ambitious attorneys working on a highly-charged political investigation that she wanted to deny someone the right to an attorney. Small wonder Zeifman questioned her ethics.

If all she did was to propose that as a tactic, that would not make it terribly concerning — but she did much more than just spitball ideas. When informed that public evidence showed a precedent for the right to counsel, she absconded with the files to eliminate the evidence. Does that remind anyone of later incidents in the Clinton narrative, such as the billing records for the Rose Law offices and the 900+ raw FBI files on political opponents of the Clintons?

Hillary’s advocates could accuse Zeifman of conjuring up these stories in order to draw attention to himself in the middle of a presidential campaign. However, Calabrese reports that Zeifman kept diaries during this period, urged on by friends mindful of the historical nature of the Watergate investigation. No one would have known at the time that this 27-year-old barracuda would have any sort of national significance — which makes Zeifman’s testimony all the more compelling.

We know that the Tuzla Dash covered for something much more significant in Hillary’s character. Zeifman shows that all of this forms a pattern of lies, obfuscations, deceit, and treachery. Don’t miss a word on either site.

Update: Not Senate, but the House.  I changed the title to Congressional, but Zeifman worked for the House Judiciary Committee.


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Remember how much heat Bill Safire took for calling Hillary a “congenital liar”? Looks like he nailed that one.

Exurban Jon on April 1, 2008 at 5:58 PM

MAVERICK ON LETTERMAN TONIGHT!!!

THE CHOSEN ONE on April 1, 2008 at 6:00 PM

I heard about this on Boortz today. I had to stop chewing my hamburger! This was much more delicious!

SouthernGent on April 1, 2008 at 6:00 PM

Red meat!

petefrt on April 1, 2008 at 6:03 PM

This is the true beauty of a contested Dem primary. This story would never have seen the light of day if she had walked away with the nomination. Same with the Wright stuff (outside of Fox covering it).

Stories that hurt dems only get attention when there is another dem who can benefit from it.

BuzzCrutcher on April 1, 2008 at 6:03 PM

“Because she was a liar,” Zeifman said in an interview last week. “She was an unethical, dishonest lawyer. She conspired to violate the Constitution, the rules of the House, the rules of the committee and the rules of confidentiality.”

I’m shocked.

wise_man on April 1, 2008 at 6:03 PM

Her lies are now bigger than her thighs. That is big!

bopbottle on April 1, 2008 at 6:06 PM

Eh. The liar we know beats the liar we don’t know. Sometimes, anyway.

Where was this dude about 15 years ago?

Attila (Pillage Idiot) on April 1, 2008 at 6:07 PM

hey can i have that picture of hillary, dang she is a hottie.

custer on April 1, 2008 at 6:09 PM

This is interesting, but unfortunately I think most voters know she’s a liar, and far too many just don’t care.

cs89 on April 1, 2008 at 6:10 PM

Does anyone know why Zeifman is interviewing Eleanor Roosevelt on his website? Is it contagious, and without a cure?

ninjapirate on April 1, 2008 at 6:10 PM

Whoa. Stop the presses!

(Oh… well that used to mean something.)

silverfox on April 1, 2008 at 6:10 PM

Dang! Hillary, don’t pay any attention to them and for the sake of all that is pure and good,…STAY IN THE RACE. You are needed, more now than ever. It’s all a conspiracy, anyway. Don’t let your dream slip away.

a capella on April 1, 2008 at 6:11 PM

I for one refuse to believe that Hillary is capable of dishonest, unethical behavior. And even if she was, it doesn’t matter.

/KP

Hollowpoint on April 1, 2008 at 6:11 PM

Hillary, Hillary, Hillary (shaking head).

TooTall on April 1, 2008 at 6:12 PM

Interesting that this comes out again, when Obamessiah is looking at a big defeat on April 22.
Of course I wish this stuff came out in 1992.

Oh well, it all serves Operation Chaos.

Iblis on April 1, 2008 at 6:14 PM

wow. I hope this goes big.
she deserves this karma backwash.
timing is everything.

jimmer on April 1, 2008 at 6:15 PM

Wow………

Just wow. And this woman is a viable candidate for the the Leader of the Free World?

Techie on April 1, 2008 at 6:15 PM

ninjapirate on April 1, 2008 at 6:10 PM

Posted 1/29/2008

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT
DENOUNCES HILLARY
ENDORSES OBAMA

Last night as I dosed off I recalled that Hillary Clinton has told the press that
while in the White House she often “talked with” Eleanor Roosevelt —
whom I had known and worked with in support of John Kennedy in 1960.

Later, Mrs. Roosevelt came to me in a dream — and I questioned her
regarding the current presidential campaigns. Here’s how the “interview”
went.

Pretty good knock on Hillary’s “conversations,” but definitely an inside story.

Of course, he’s trying to sell his books too.

cs89 on April 1, 2008 at 6:16 PM

Might as well move this thread to the left side…

When the investigation was over, Zeifman fired Hillary from the committee staff and refused to give her a letter of recommendation – one of only three people who earned that dubious distinction in Zeifman’s 17-year career.

Why on earth did he wait until it was over??? Why????

Because she was a liar,” Zeifman said in an interview last week. “She was an unethical, dishonest lawyer. She conspired to violate the Constitution, the rules of the House, the rules of the committee and the rules of confidentiality.”

Früh übt sich, was ein Meister werden will

The saying “the cradle, which will be a master” is a quote from the drama “William Tell” (1804) by Friedrich Schiller.

Hillary and impeachments, all of them, have much in common.

Entelechy on April 1, 2008 at 6:20 PM

This just shows how dumb the netroots are. They whine about how spineless their leadership is, constantly rolling over for Bush, but then they go and chase a partisan fighter out of the election in order to nominate a touchy feely hope and change wuss that makes Harry Reid look like an action hero. If HRC did half of what is alleged in an effort to impeach Bush, the netroots would be pitchin’ a collective tent.

rw on April 1, 2008 at 6:20 PM

Sweeet. At this point if they can find any truth in anything she has said would be actual news.

Buttercup on April 1, 2008 at 6:25 PM

This is interesting, but unfortunately I think most voters know she’s a liar, and far too many just don’t care.

cs89 on April 1, 2008 at 6:10 PM

Yes, but stories like this are shocking enough to drive the message home. Besides, she did more than just lie. She absconded with the files and hid them from public scrutiny, documenting a new dimension to her unethical behavior.

Stories like this show her lying and unethical behavior is not just a temporary matter confined to this campaign. It’s a pattern that has been part her public life since her twenties. As Safire said, it’s congenital.

petefrt on April 1, 2008 at 6:26 PM

Geez, where was that hiding?

Senator Hillary Clinton from New York, the former First Lady for eight years was unchecked for all these years?

Oh I’m shocked.

I hope you guys enjoy Hussein.

For the first time in American History, the American stupid voters will eventually elect a Black empty-suit, America-hater based on Affirmative Action and Racism.

White people:

“He deserves a chance. I’m not racist. Look, I’m an old White woman and I’m voting for a Black.”

Black people:

“He’s Black. And this Black has a chance better than those Blacks who ran before him. His mom is White. He got the White people in his pocket. We waited for long time. It’s time to show the Whites what slavery looks like.”

Indy Conservative on April 1, 2008 at 6:26 PM

Stories that hurt dems only get attention when there is another dem who can benefit from it.

BuzzCrutcher on April 1, 2008 at 6:03 PM

So true. I hope Zeifman doesn’t own any pets BTW.

inviolet on April 1, 2008 at 6:27 PM

She later removed the Douglas files without my permission and carried them to the offices of the impeachment inquiry staff — where they were no longer accessible to the public.

What a treacherous devil! How much more conniving, self centered and dishonest can she be? No, no, don’t answer that. Mrs. Klinton should drop out of the race and resign her senate seat.

Zorro on April 1, 2008 at 6:28 PM

Wow………

Just wow. And this woman is a viable candidate for the the Leader of the Free World?

Techie on April 1, 2008 at 6:15 PM

Viable? No. She is not.

Question:

Did Hillary have Vince Foster killed or did did Bill? And why?

Rod on April 1, 2008 at 6:28 PM

For the first time in American History, the American stupid voters will eventually elect a Black empty-suit, America-hater based on Affirmative Action and Racism.

Indy Conservative on April 1, 2008 at 6:26 PM

Not unless more Americans vote for McCain ……..

You’re right. It looks like we’re going to have an empty suit carrying a suitcase of Change(R) and Hope(TM) into the Oval office.

Ugh.

wise_man on April 1, 2008 at 6:29 PM

She absconded with the files and hid them from public scrutiny, documenting a new dimension to her unethical behavior.

Not new at all, for those paying attention during the Clinton years.

cs89 on April 1, 2008 at 6:32 PM

This shows the thinking behind many things during the Clinton Administration and beyond, right up to the Sandy Burgler file stealing incident.

Richard Disney on April 1, 2008 at 6:33 PM

For the first time in American History, the American stupid voters will eventually elect a Black empty-suit, America-hater based on Affirmative Action and Racism.

Indy Conservative on April 1, 2008 at 6:26 PM

Not unless more Americans vote for McCain ……..

You’re right. It looks like we’re going to have an empty suit carrying a suitcase of Change(R) and Hope(TM) into the Oval office.

Ugh.

wise_man on April 1, 2008 at 6:29 PM

The American voters are some of the stupidest voters on Earth.

I’ve traveled the world, I’ve never seen more idiotic voters.

Well, I guess it has to do with the culture of guilt.

And that is another story.

Indy Conservative on April 1, 2008 at 6:35 PM

I knew that she tried to deny Nixon the right to counsel, but I didn’t know she absconded with the files, wrote phony briefs, and was fired.

That being said, the imaginary interview with Eleanor Roosevelt is shameful. Isn’t that a “lie” too?

More important, why is this only coming out now? He sounds like just another Democrat who will hide the truth and do whatever is needed by any means necessary for the good of the Party, and is only coming forth now because of the heavenly prospect of a President ObamaMessiah.

Buy Danish on April 1, 2008 at 6:38 PM

…”Hillary’s history of lies and unethical behavior goes back farther – and goes much deeper – than anyone realizes.”
I read a few books on the Clintons in the late 90′s and found out about her her general involvement with things unethical, including a bit about her overly dominant role in the Senate’s Watergate investigation. And over the years, the more I looked, the more i found and surprise, surprise, here’s more. It goes right along with the ugly gut feelin’ I got when i saw her for the first time, standing by her man in 1992 to do some damage control on Gennifer Flowers, I think it was.
Thank you for this post, it’s a whopper.

Christine on April 1, 2008 at 6:42 PM

Vince Foster was unavailable for comment

Wade on April 1, 2008 at 6:42 PM

More important, why is this only coming out now? He sounds like just another Democrat who will hide the truth and do whatever is needed by any means necessary for the good of the Party, and is only coming forth now because of the heavenly prospect of a President ObamaMessiah.

Buy Danish on April 1, 2008 at 6:38 PM

Is he tight with the Kennedy/Kerry group of Obama endorsers? Coincidence is a little hard to believe in at this point in time.

a capella on April 1, 2008 at 6:46 PM

Don’t forget Sandy Burglar.

omnipotent on April 1, 2008 at 6:49 PM

Of course I wish this stuff came out in 1992.

Iblis on April 1, 2008 at 6:14 PM

There weren’t any blogs in 1992, so it would have been up to the dead-tree press and their blow-dryed counterparts. Pretty scary that we used to depend on those idiots for our news.

pedestrian on April 1, 2008 at 6:51 PM

…..one question that arose was whether she has engaged in a pattern of lying.

Travelgate
Whitewater
Bosnia
VRWC
Cattle Futures
Foster
Monica
Now, Watergate too.

I mean, damn. How much evidence does someone need?

BacaDog on April 1, 2008 at 7:01 PM

Oh, and the mainstream media reaction?

zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

BacaDog on April 1, 2008 at 7:04 PM

More important, why is this only coming out now? He sounds like just another Democrat who will hide the truth and do whatever is needed by any means necessary for the good of the Party, and is only coming forth now because of the heavenly prospect of a President ObamaMessiah.

Buy Danish on April 1, 2008 at 6:38 PM

you’re assuming that he didn’t try to come forward before. What are the chances that the media simply chose to ignore the issue (i.e. Jaunita Broderick) it’s not like they haven’t been schilling/covering for them for years. Or, maybe he realizes that their political power/clout is all but evaporated, and that it’s just safer to bring it forward at this time.

striper1 on April 1, 2008 at 7:09 PM

Travelgate
Whitewater
Bosnia
VRWC
Cattle Futures
Foster
Monica
Now, Watergate too.

I mean, damn. How much evidence does someone need?

BacaDog on April 1, 2008 at 7:01 PM

How dare you accuse Hillary of lying about these events.

Don’t you know, it was members of the ‘vast right-wing conspiracy’ that were responsible for all of that?

wise_man on April 1, 2008 at 7:12 PM

It doesn’t speak well of ambitious attorneys working on a highly-charged political investigation that she wanted to deny someone the right to an attorney. Small wonder Zeifman questioned her ethics.

Hey, maybe Hillary didn’t understand that Nixon had the right to an attorney. After all, the “smartest woman in the world” admitted that she failed the D.C. bar exam in the 1970′s, so apparently she didn’t have a very good grasp of the law back then.

AZCoyote on April 1, 2008 at 7:12 PM

You’re right. It looks like we’re going to have an empty suit carrying a suitcase of Change(R) and Hope(TM) into the Oval office.

Ugh.

wise_man on April 1, 2008 at 6:29 PM

I dunno, looks to me like we’d best check that suitcase for files.

Lily on April 1, 2008 at 7:21 PM

I, for one, do not question Hillary’s ethics. I cannot question something that does not exist.

rbj on April 1, 2008 at 7:23 PM

Now we know the real reason Harvard didn’t want her and why she took such pleasure in dissing a school that turned her down.

I remember when it fell to Blinton to give the eulogy at Richard Nixon’s funeral.
The vapors of hateful disgust and disrespect were visible on TV, I’m sure Nixon’s ghost laughed his a$$ off, I’m sure he thought, your Proctology reports coming slick.

Speakup on April 1, 2008 at 7:25 PM

“…Zeifman fired Hillary from the committee staff and refused to give her a letter of recommendation – one of only three people who earned that dubious distinction in Zeifman’s 17-year career.
Why?
Because she was a liar,” Zeifman said in an interview last week. “She was an unethical, dishonest lawyer. She conspired to violate the Constitution, the rules of the House, the rules of the committee and the rules of confidentiality.”

Maybe I’m just taking this “out of context”…golly.

Maybe this is just “history.”

Well, maybe she is finally history now.

Lockstein13 on April 1, 2008 at 7:28 PM

This gal is about a bad it gets, but think, bho makes her look like goodie two shoes. That man is so bad I can’t think of a word to say what he is. Our country does not need him as President. I too heard this on Boortz today and hope it gets lots of press. Lets keep looking for stuff on bho.
L

letget on April 1, 2008 at 7:30 PM

Ride her and Obama like yard dogs! Fun stuff!

sabbott on April 1, 2008 at 7:30 PM

I heard about this on Boortz today. I had to stop chewing my hamburger! This was much more delicious!

SouthernGent on April 1, 2008 at 6:00 PM

Read the story from Mr. Calabrese’s Web Site yesterday. Like everything else, Boortz is behind the curve.

SeniorD on April 1, 2008 at 7:51 PM

She lied?

Well, shucks…You could knock me over with a feather.

franksalterego on April 1, 2008 at 7:52 PM

I’d like to see his diaries.

Zeifman says he was urged by top committee members to keep a diary of everything that was happening. He did so, and still has the diary if anyone wants to check the veracity of his story.

Wayne Clark on April 1, 2008 at 7:58 PM

Okay, maybe I was unfair to Zeifman.

Maybe it’s more fair to say that he’s been like a tree falling in the desert.

Buy Danish on April 1, 2008 at 8:04 PM

Okay, maybe I was unfair to Zeifman.

Maybe it’s more fair to say that he’s been like a tree falling in the desert.

Buy Danish on April 1, 2008 at 8:04 PM

I didn’t know that the NY Post did a story on that in 1999, when she was basically running for Senator of NY. Living here, I would’ve remembered it. I guess that shows how easily the MSM at the time was able to dismiss it. I was even reading NRO at the time and don’t remember them promoting that story.

Blogs have really, really, REALLY changed the information game. The MSM is doomed.

And I have no doubt that this Hillary story will get plenty of play on the blogs and talk radio. Speaking as a lawyer, it is unbelievably outrageous. For stealing the public files and writing a false brief, she should’ve been disbarred. That is a flat-out ethical violation of the highest order, and also borders on malpractice.

Sydney Carton on April 1, 2008 at 8:08 PM

Is he tight with the Kennedy/Kerry group of Obama endorsers? Coincidence is a little hard to believe in at this point in time.

a capella on April 1, 2008 at 6:46 PM

I venture to guess that the answer is NO.

From a Publisher’s Weekly review of his book, Without Honor: Crimes of Camelot and the Impeachment of Richard Nixon

Zeifman further contends that Doar and committee chairman Peter Rodino (D.-N.J.) attempted to keep Nixon in office until the end of his term to improve the odds of electing Ted Kennedy president in 1976.

Not to mention the Camelot thingy.

Buy Danish on April 1, 2008 at 8:10 PM

The Dems are destroying their credibility, and the MSM is happily trotting along beside them into oblivion. So the saving grace is that if either of these two atrocious Dem candidates manage to get elected, it will only be with the blatant connivance of the media, and when they turn out to be they worst POTUS ever, the takedown of the MSM will be complete.

drunyan8315 on April 1, 2008 at 8:11 PM

Couldn’t this have waited until after she stole the primary from Obama? Say October 15?

Aw, who am I kidding? Lying is admirable in the Dhim party.

Darksean on April 1, 2008 at 8:14 PM

Zeifman has been trying to get people to listen to him for a while. Recently he published an article at Accuracy In MediaHillary’s Crocodile Tears in Connecticut,” February 5, 2008.

Let’s hope that the weird inter-Dem polarization between HRC and Obama continues to hold the space warp of opportunity open long enough for Zeifman to get through to a wider hearing.

ForNow on April 1, 2008 at 8:17 PM

Sydney Carton on April 1, 2008 at 8:08 PM

Methinks you’re being generous when you say it “borders on malpractice”, but then again I’m not a lawyer.

More here.

It’s Chrissie Matthews fault!

Buy Danish on April 1, 2008 at 8:18 PM

While the story has its juicy parts the real test comes if the MSM asks her questions about it. If the press has turned on her they will pound her on this. If not, its back to business as usual and she’s still on track for the nomination.

It gets real simple at this point. They can ask her if the story or any of its parts are true and then relentlessly repeat it as if she were a repub.

patrick neid on April 1, 2008 at 8:23 PM

Methinks you’re being generous when you say it “borders on malpractice”, but then again I’m not a lawyer.

You’re right. I was too generous. It is malpractice. If there’s anything that’s malpractice, it’s stealing evidence and also writing a brief that is flatly factually incorrect.

Sydney Carton on April 1, 2008 at 8:23 PM

Oh, and the mainstream media reaction?

zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

BacaDog on April 1, 2008 at 7:04 PM

Precisely what I expect from the MSM by the way. Precisely what I expect….

Vntnrse on April 1, 2008 at 8:23 PM

Sweet, Sweet Operation Chaos…

JustTruth101 on April 1, 2008 at 8:43 PM

one question that arose was whether she has engaged in a pattern of lying.

I think that is more settled science by now than that the sun has a pattern of rising in the east and setting in the west.

MB4 on April 1, 2008 at 8:46 PM

Remember how much heat Bill Safire took for calling Hillary a “congenital liar”? Looks like he nailed that one.
Exurban Jon on April 1, 2008 at 5:58 PM

Big deal. BarackObama’s grandmother is a congenital liar. The real crime here isn’t something that one grossly unethical lawyer and politician did.

The guy said he’s been trying to tell his story for YEARS, and it was covered up by what Hillary described as the “Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy” — until they finally decided she was their enemy.

logis on April 1, 2008 at 9:00 PM

She’s been getting away with this dishonest crap from Day One. No wonder she falls back on it so readily when times get tough.

Cicero43 on April 1, 2008 at 9:02 PM

Systemic of a vast….

Kini on April 1, 2008 at 9:07 PM

public officials like this and their enablers in office and the press are the reason the founding fathers gave us second amendment rights and it looks like we may soon need them.

Do I get a visit from the tax man, ATF for that?

dhunter on April 1, 2008 at 9:08 PM

Well worn territory:

“The punishment visited on Sen. Hillary Clinton for her flagrant, hysterical, repetitive, pathological lying about her visit to Bosnia should be much heavier than it has yet been and should be exacted for much more than just the lying itself.”

Christopher Hitchens
http://www.slate.com/id/2187780

And more:

No One Left To Lie To: The Values of the Worst Family (published 2000)
http://www.amazon.com/No-One-Left-Lie-Values/dp/1859842844

moxie_neanderthal on April 1, 2008 at 9:09 PM

“She later removed the Douglas files without my permission and carried them to the offices of the impeachment inquiry staff — where they were no longer accessible to the public.”

Sloppiness……

Seven Percent Solution on April 1, 2008 at 9:23 PM

This doesn’t surprise me a bit. But I’m not sure anyone on the left will care; because they considered Nixon evil incarnate, and the means justified the ends for them (as usual.)

WasatchMan on April 1, 2008 at 9:23 PM

As bad as she is she seems better than Obama. The Dems don’t seem to have a chance to win this election with either of these two losers.

duff65 on April 1, 2008 at 9:27 PM

Deceive, Inveigle, Obfuscate

Who knows what other little green men are in her background!

Moose Dung.

Moose Dung on April 1, 2008 at 9:30 PM

I keep thinking there will be an “April Fools” posted before the day is over. I waited a while before sending this along to some folks, but I just wish this were posted on a different date…If it is a joke, it’s completely believable…

golfer1 on April 1, 2008 at 9:31 PM

I keep thinking there will be an “April Fools” posted before the day is over. I waited a while before sending this along to some folks, but I just wish this were posted on a different date…If it is a joke, it’s completely believable…

golfer1 on April 1, 2008 at 9:31 PM

Travelgate
Whitewater
Bosnia
VRWC
Cattle Futures
Foster
Monica
Now, Watergate too.

Just remembered another one……..

named after Sir Edmund Hillary.

BacaDog on April 1, 2008 at 9:37 PM

She conspired to violate the Constitution

she absconded with the files to eliminate the evidence. Does that remind anyone of later incidents in the Clinton narrative, such as the billing records for the Rose Law offices and the 900+ raw FBI files on political opponents of the Clintons?

How about when the Clintons sent their former National Security Advisor, Sandy Berger, into the archives to steal, and then destroy, copies of documents before he appeared before the 9-11 Commission? What were the Clintons trying to cover up? I think it’s likely that they contained Bill and/or Hillary’s handwritten notes on them, but now we will never know. It’s mind-blowing that Hillary treated Richard Nixon the way she did and then have the gall to run for President after all of the cover ups with which she has been involved.

I have learned from friends who know that historical primary-source documents have been disappearing from the National Archives over the last few years. Some of them are disappearing from areas which require very high security access to enter. In my opinion, it appears that this man may have something to do with that. I believe that President Bush didn’t know what he was getting when Allen Weinstein was presented to him as a potential nominee for Archivist of the United States. Here’s how Allen Weinstein began his speech upon being sworn in:

I want to begin by thanking Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for having taken the time from her Supreme Court schedule to officiate at my swearing in.

Ginsburg? Ginsburg?!? The former ACLU lawyer who is now one of the most liberal Supreme Court Justices? One of the ones who thinks that European court decisions should influence decisions of the United States Supreme Court?
By the way, Mike Huckabee said at CPAC:

whenever a judge invokes any international law as the basis for making a decision, he should be summarily impeached for having done so.

It’s interesting how Allen Weinstein thanks Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for having taken the time to officiate at his swearing in, but the picture of his swearing in shows him being sworn in by Senator Richard Lugar…you know, that senator who along with Senator Barack Obama had a “brief” three-hour long discussion with the Russians in 2005:

During the August recess of 2005, Lugar, who was the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, went with Senator Barack Obama to Russia to inspect nuclear facilities there. They were detained for three hours at an airport in the city of Perm, near the Ural Mountains, where they were scheduled to depart for a meeting with the President and the Speaker of the House of Ukraine. They were released after a brief dialogue between U.S. and Russian officials and the Russians later apologized for this incident.

I want to know what Obama and Lugar were discussing with the Russians.

On a final note, guess what Allen Weinstein and the National Archives gained control over on July 11, 2007?

The Nixon Library

Red Pill on April 1, 2008 at 9:41 PM

one question that arose was whether she has engaged in a pattern of lying.

??? Duh.
Another question that arises is whether Brett Favre has engaged in a pattern of football.

whitetop on April 1, 2008 at 9:47 PM

NEWS FLASH: Douglas files found in Berger’s briefs.

Dr. Charles G. Waugh on April 1, 2008 at 9:49 PM

Guys,

Noel Sheppard over at NewsBusters weighed in on this story earlier today.

It seems a similar story was first published back in 1999.

Seems to me that if it were going to knock her Hillary of it, Osama’s people whould be screaming this from the mountain tops.

I think Hillary is going to be around for the convention in Denver.

Dave R. on April 1, 2008 at 9:56 PM

Edit above comment:

I meant knock Hillary out of it.

Sorry.

Dave R. on April 1, 2008 at 9:57 PM

Shhhh. Ixnay on the yinglay.

Let’s keep this on the down low. Please don’t end my wonderful free entertainment.

Hillary in ’08 – we’re going to Pennsylvania blah blah… and the convention … yeeeeeearrrrggggggh!

Really. Don’t take away my fun. Stay strong, Hillary. You go girl. You dodged sniper fire, you can handle this. Ethics are for weenies.

Professor Blather on April 1, 2008 at 10:07 PM

Say what you will about Hillary, but she certainly went from frumpy to not frumpy. Too bad money can’t buy you class.

Sue on April 1, 2008 at 10:10 PM

If Hillary didn’t run against Oprah’s racist Bud, would we have ever known…..and will we continue to know more about Hillary?

Hillary, you deserve every bit of what you and that lame excuse for a husband you have are getting.

….but don’t you dare back down until they drag you out of the convention by those fat ankles, biting and clawing your way to the mic.

Dang, I love this election cycle.

Hening on April 1, 2008 at 10:26 PM

Goodness me, that headline photo, or the subject of it at least, is HIDEOUS!

mojojojo on April 1, 2008 at 10:36 PM

No, no, no. Not until Sept. or Oct. if she is the nominee.

funky chicken on April 1, 2008 at 10:39 PM

It’s been obvious that the DNC was going to stop her before the convention.

She will be brought down by her own party and the liberal media.

The Clinton legacy is about to be destroyed – she won’t even get the Teddy treatment – her lifetime appointment to the senate has just been revoked.

Prediction: This will be both series and hugh!

Dorvillian on April 1, 2008 at 10:45 PM

Well, now the Dems will have to decide who lies less—Obama or Hillary.

jeanie on April 1, 2008 at 10:51 PM

Two questions:
Does Zeifman have corroborating evidence or witnesses for these claims? I would assume so in that he would be open to a lot of damage from Hillary’s minions.

Are these bits of evidence about Hillary! enough to impeach her from the Senate?

onlineanalyst on April 1, 2008 at 11:00 PM

Schadenfreudeialiciousextratastynesswithextrawhippcreamynessandchocolatecoveredgoodness………

Seven Percent Solution on April 1, 2008 at 11:04 PM

… one question that arose was whether she has engaged in a pattern of lying.

Surely I’m not the only one who started laughing as soon as I saw that part of the story. There’s still some question about whether she has a pattern of lying?! In whose mind?!

theregoestheneighborhood on April 1, 2008 at 11:07 PM

Ruh-roh, Zeifman’s a nutter, apparently:

Jerome Zeifman, former Watergate committee counsel, has filed charges before the International Criminal Tribunal that threaten Bill Clinton with a war-crimes indictment
http://www.iraqwar.org/lucier.htm

http://www.chuckbaldwinlive.com/read.bribery.html

Zeifman insists Hillary subverted a specific order not to re-draft Rodini impeachment committee rules.

But unlike last time, he left out the part she was ordered to do it:

The recommendations advocated by Hillary were apparently initiated or approved by Yale Law School professor Burke Marshall – in violation of committee and House rules on confidentiality. They were also advocated by her immediate supervisors, Special Counsel John Doar and Senior Associate Special Counsel Bernard Nussbaum, both of whom had worked under Marshall in the Kennedy Justice Department.

“Apparently initiated,” was it. Honest injun?

Zeifman’s narrative of dark plotters, suspicions and speculation needs a little actual evidence.

All from the Patterico comments.

funky chicken on April 1, 2008 at 11:17 PM

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