Back in 1992 Bill Clinton and Al Gore were cheering when Casper Weinberger came under investigation in an October Surprise. They felt it very appropriate that the special investigator should indict Mr. Weinberger. As a footnote, a judge threw out the charges after George H.W. Bush lost the election. Now the DEMOCRATS are crying foul! October surprises are no longer fair. What goes around comes around. Hillary may be reaping the payback.
As Written By Paul Bedard for Washington Examiner:
Whispers of “payback” are being directed at Hillary Clinton after she decried as “unprecedented” the surprise FBI revival of its probe of her email scandal.
That’s because 24 years ago, as former President George H.W. Bush was surging back against challenger Bill Clinton, a special prosecutor raised new charges against Bush in the Iran-Contra probe, prompting Clinton to claim he was running against a “culture of corruption.”
Many Republicans claimed that the indictment made by special prosecutor Lawrence Walsh against former Reagan-era Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger the weekend before …
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