Magazine article The Spectator

Scandal and Sleaze

Magazine article The Spectator

Scandal and Sleaze

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It's cherry blossom time in the nation's capital, as beautiful a city as there is in America, although it's too bad about some of the people who make their living in the place. Take, for example, the numero uno, the Draft Dodger himself. There is no question that he is the sleaziest and most corrupt man ever to live in the White House, a building which, if there was a scintilla of honesty or sense of humour for that matter among the Democrats, should have long ago been painted green and yellow.

The Clintons started cheating right off the bat by misusing the FBI to harass travel office employees into resigning so Arkansas and Hollywood buddies could get their jobs. When the good guys fought back, the Clintons fired them and filed trumped-up charges of corruption against them. The FBI came in handy time and again. The bureau was used to supply confidential files on hundreds of Republicans, as was the IRS to investigate conservative think tanks.

In the United Kingdom right now we are in the middle of an election campaign with sleaze being the operative word against the Tories. Compared to what the Clinton gang has done to the body politic in the Land of the Depraved, the Tories are Shirley Temple. Talk about Fayed gold. Here you have yellow gold (pun intended) pouring into Democratic coffers in order to influence a presidential election and government policy, and the only cries to be heard are those of the `professionally defamed' against a National Review cartoon depicting the Clintons and Gore as Chinese.

The culture of lies, deception and dishonesty imported from Arkansas by Bonnie and Clyde Clinton is unprecedented. There has been nothing but scandals from day one. Space prohibits me from listing them, but looking back there has been nothing but scandal and sleaze. As well as criminality. I wonder what a Guardian leader would have to say if a Lebanese fraudster and couple of Chinese arms dealers had nonstop access to John Major and spent countless nights in 10 Downing Street?

The Washington Post and the Big Bagel Times have finally something to say, only now that the Draft Dodger has his four more years of freeloading. When a few conservatives were screaming fire before the election, they were dismissed by the dominant media culture as kuks and crazies. …

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