Opinion: So now it is a ‘witch hunt’?

“What you have here with these e-mails is basically a witch hunt.” That was Julian Castro, Housing and Urban Development secretary, defending former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on CNN last week. Quite typical of the liberal stance; the rules don’t apply to them, only to outsiders. Since exactly when is asking for the truth on Benghazi and vanished e-mails, among other germane topics, a witch hunt? If there is “nothing to hide,” bring it all forward for examination and without hesitation. But we all know better, right? Witch hunt. Whatever. Sounds like a wannabe vice-president candidate to us.

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Presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on “Fox & Friends” had this to say last week. (You should read it twice just to understand you’re not reading incorrectly.) “I talk about a lot of issues I think would make the Republican Party bigger. We got to have party that has people’s ponytails, tattoos. We also news a more diverse party racially. I talk about criminal justice a lot. I think we can do a better job.” That’s quite the stream of consciousness. Wow.

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Pass the air freshener, please? Freedom Watch has sued former President Bill Clinton, his presidential-candidate wife and the Clinton Foundation. The allegation? Racketeering. Filed in Florida, the suit includes a legal request to have seized the private server on which Hillary Clinton and her aides hosted their e-mails while she served as secretary of state, according to the Washington Examiner. “The racketeering, influenced and corrupt organizations, or RICO, case alleges the former first couple and their family philanthropy traded political favors for donations or generous speaking fees for Bill Clinton while his wife was the nation’s chief diplomat,” the report stated. Draw your own conclusion.