by Lorra B.
Bob Woodward, a veteran The Washington Post journalist, got it right when he stated Hillary Clinton “Can’t fake” her way into the presidency.
On CNN’s State of the Union Woodward stated, “If you distill what people are looking for now in a president, it is somebody who can govern, somebody who thinks about them. And Hillary Clinton made a credible case on that. But they want somebody who’s a truth teller and she’s got some distance to cover on that.”
Well, that would, perhaps, be an understatement. In order for her to begin telling ‘truth’ she will have to make ‘Hard Choices,’ actually speak with the media and answer Hard Questions.
Woodward went on to say, “I did books that involved her. One of her political mottos, personal mottos, was ‘fake it until you make it,’ and that’s clever and that means ‘I’m going to tough it out.’ But you can’t fake your way into the presidency. So, she’s got to convince people, ‘I’m really going to tell you the truth.’”
Just what will that look like, Hillary? Well, will the truth start with Benghazi? We have just learned that dozens of emails given to congress were not part of the originally submitted emails to the State Department concerning the Benghazi attacks. Hmmmm. That is upwards of 60 additional emails that people will want to know about Hillary.
We also know that “Though her lawyer David Kendall told the House Select Benghazi Committee that Clinton’s “email@example.com” email address “was not an address that existed during Secretary Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of State,” new emails obtained by the New York Times show that Clinton did indeed use that email address for official business,” according to BreitBart. Will the truth start with Bengauzi? Or, perhaps, the truth will begin with The Clinton Foundation?
The Clinton Foundation, if you somehow haven’t heard, is under unbelievable scrutiny, and it should be.
“Bill Clinton’s foundation set up a fundraising arm in Sweden that collected $26 million in donations at the same time that country was lobbying Hillary Rodham Clinton’s State Department to forgo sanctions that threatened its thriving business with Iran, according to interviews and documents obtained by The Washington Times,”
Furthermore, it seems the Swedish arm of the foundation had never been cleared by the State Ethics Comity nor was it ever disclosed, “even though one of its largest sources of donations was a ‘Swedish government-sanctioned lottery.’
The Clinton Foundation has taken contributions from varying governments, such as the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait and has even taken money from the Saudi Arabian government.
Clearly this is just one small example of The Clinton Foundation woes. But, as of yet, Hillary remains silent about those funds and huge ‘gifts’. I place the word ‘gifts’ in quotes because we all know that foreign governments are not allowed to ‘gift’ political campaigns.
She also has made no comment on whether she was inappropriately influenced by said contributions. Is this where Hillary starts coming clean?
Well, Hillary, as a presidential candidate you can’t hide from the press forever and you WILL have to speak of all the compromising situations you’ve found yourself in. The question is, however, will the truth be told and will it be told convincingly?
Yes, Mr. Woodward, you did get this right. Hillary simply ‘can’t fake’ it any longer.
Watch as Former President Bill Clinton discusses the funding controversy surrounding his foundation. June 10, 2015
By Lorra B.