Signs abound that what Hillary Clinton once called the “vast right wing conspiracy” is sharpening its knives for another serving of 1990’s leftovers, this time focusing on her First Ladyship. Her time in the White House is a record that is worthy of examination in a run for the presidency. But old patterns of relying on hearsay, unsubstantiated stories, or just made-up stuff to smear the Clintons are back.
The latest are a bunch of personal notes made by a since deceased woman, whose diaries of her friendship with Hillary were donated to the University of Arkansas and made public four years ago. As so often happens with these Clinton “revelations,” there’s a tendency to draw sinister conclusions from the thinnest of sources.
Read the report on what the Washington Free Beacon calls “The Hillary Papers” and decide what matters. For starters, calling the private notes of one person about another that other person’s “papers” is a bit off.
This report is already getting a big ride on the media circuits, and it’s probably just the beginning if HRC makes a move toward the White House. In 2008 her epic battle for the nomination allowed these forces to mostly keep their powder dry, but now that it seems she could easily get to a general election they seem intent on tripping her up now.