“Spare Me’ Your Donald Trump Jr. Indignation

The Ukrainian government did try to help failed presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton during the 2016 elections in an attempt to undermine the success that is President Donald Trump. How? Among many things the documents which seemed to implicate Paul Manafort of corruption.

As Written By Lisa Boothe for the Washington Examiner:

Politics is war. The objective is to win and take down the opponent. In an industry that does not operate in the black and white, it is often the grey territory in which campaigns work to achieve their goal.

In the middle of this fast-paced environment, the reality is that most people would have taken the meeting with Natalia Veselnitskaya, the Russian attorney whose meeting with Donald Trump Jr. and other senior Trump campaign staff has set Washington on edge.

The worst is that many of the people expressing righteous indignation have no reason to be self-righteous. Robby Mook, the former campaign manager for Hillary Clinton, is the worst offender. Soaking up the opportunity to get television time, Mook has been everywhere criticizing the Trump team. But he worked for a woman who might be president today, but for her complete lack of a moral compass.’

Clinton’s scandals — her use of a private email server to thwart transparency laws, her deletion of tens of thousands of emails, the sale of access to her office to Clinton Foundation donors — these things are well known. Perhaps it’s less well known, as the International Business Times reported, that arms sales to countries that donated to the Clinton Foundation increased by 143 percent.

More to the point, as Politico reported, the Ukrainian government tried to help Hillary Clinton and undermine Trump by disseminating documents implicating Paul Manafort in corruption. They also reportedly helped Clinton’s allies research damaging information on Trump and ……..

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Spare me your Donald Jr. indignation

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