It seems that time doesn’t heal all wounds, particularly in politics. On Sunday, former President Bill Clinton was interviewed by CNN’s Fareed Zakaria.
At one level, Zakaria talked about the current passing of former White Home Impartial Counsel Ken Starr. Starr’s household introduced his demise final week from issues from surgical procedure.
Starr was the particular prosecutor that presided over the Whitewater investigation, and naturally Clinton’s involvement with then-White Home Intern Monica Lewinsky that resulted in Clinton’s impeachment.
Clinton’s response to Zakaria’s query ought to have raised eyebrows from coast to coast.
Invoice Clinton was on TV this morning and when requested about what the Democrats must do to attempt to win within the midterms in November, he stated, “We simply must say the precise issues!” Typical Democrat manipulation… discover he didn’t say “We now have to do the precise issues”! Democrats are
— Bella (@bellausa17) September 18, 2022
Clinton And Starr Not BFF’s
Clinton’s response to Starr’s passing might well go down as an all-time backhanded slam.
Zakaria posed the query to Clinton, “Ken Starr simply handed away. This was the Particular Prosecutor, Impartial Counsel for Whitewater. By no means filed a cost on Whitewater. However put the second time period of your presidency the other way up. Do you may have any ideas, any reflection?”
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It needed to be one probably the most cautious moments of Clinton’s life. He said matter of factly:
I learn the obituary, and I spotted that his household cherished him, and I feel that’s one thing to be glad about. And when your life is over, that’s all there’s to say. However I used to be taught to not discuss folks that, you recognize…I’ve nothing to say, besides that I’m glad he died with the love of his household.
Kenneth Starr, the impartial counsel who led the investigation that resulted within the impeachment of Invoice Clinton, has died.
The media completely hated Starr whereas he was counsel, and even smeared him as a Nazi for doing his job. https://t.co/fIBeU0hSlD
— NewsBusters (@newsbusters) September 14, 2022
From Whitewater To Lewinsky
Ken Starr’s deep dive into the monetary lifetime of Invoice and Hillary Clinton began with the investigation into a land deal that might turn into the Whitewater Growth Company.
The deal ultimately fell by way of, and neither Clinton was charged with a criminal offense. Their companions the McDougals, nevertheless, didn’t fare as nicely. Each have been charged with crimes and served time in jail.
As Starr investigated the Clintons extra, it led him to the sexual harassment allegations of Invoice Clinton by Paula Jones, and in the end a number of different girls, and the affair with Monica Lewinsky.
Starr’s investigations into Invoice Clinton led to fees by Democrats and the media as being politically motivated. Starr denied any fees of political assaults. He stated on the time:
“I used to be assigned to do a job by the legal professional normal, and that was to search out out whether or not crimes have been dedicated on this (Paula Jones) sexual harassment lawsuit. The entire thought of equal justice underneath regulation implies that you’ve acquired to play by the foundations. It has nothing to do with the underlying material. You simply inform the reality.”
Clinton Not The Villain, Starr Is
Previous to the mainstream media’s bromance with Barack Obama, there was Bill Clinton. There was not a lot he may do improper, and anybody who steered any wrongdoing was going to be topic to the wrath of the Clinton cheering part. Ken Starr was not spared.
Well-known leftist Ketih Olbermann in contrast Starr to Nazi Heinrich Himmler. Dianne Sawyer, certain that it was simply the thoughts of a “Puritan” on overdrive, stated this: “I feel there have been 62 mentions of the phrase ‘breast,’ 23 of ‘cigar,’ 19 of ‘semen.’ This has been known as demented pornography, pornography for Puritans.”
And on and on.
The extra issues change, the extra they keep the identical.
Invoice Clinton on the demise of Ken Starr: “I learn the obituary and I spotted that his household cherished him, and I feel that is one thing to be glad about. And when your life is over, that is all there’s to say.” pic.twitter.com/y0vPVuSZg1
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) September 18, 2022
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