2016 Elections

The Conservative Case for Letting Clinton Skate

Sure, she sent secrets through her personal e-mail server. But why should the government have so many secrets anyway?

Presidents carry a lot of secrets. Probably too many.

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Conservatives are -- to put it mildly -- disappointed by FBI Director James Comey's decision not to recommend criminal charges against Hillary Clinton over her use of a personal server for classified State Department e-mails. The National Review's Jonah Goldberg blogged, "I don't get it." Tom Fitton, the president of Judicial Watch, the nonprofit that helped bring Clinton's e-mails to light, said there was a "disconnect between Comey's devastating findings and his weak recommendation." Right-wing Twitter is a flutter with indignation.

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