In January, Robert F. McDonnell, 71st governor of Virginia, was sentenced to two years in prison followed by two years of supervised release after his conviction on 11 counts of public corruption. He, and especially his wife, behaved badly. But it's worth taking a closer look at what was considered criminal in McDonnell's case, because, at least so far, some in the press are suggesting that Hillary Clinton's conduct must meet a much higher threshold to be considered problematic.
When ABC's George Stephanopoulos interviewed Peter Schweizer, author of "Clinton Cash" on Sunday, Stephanopoulos…
"You don't have to be a conspiracy theorist to know that foreign companies and countries expected something in return for donating to the Clinton foundation rather than the countless other charities not connected to the U.S. presidency.You don't have to be a lawyer to know the Clintons violated ethics rules.You don't have to be a historian to know their ethical blind spot has decades-old roots.You…[more]
—Ron Fournier, National Journal Senior Political Columnist and Editorial Director
— Ron Fournier, National Journal Senior Political Columnist and Editorial Director