We've seen this slime-ball tactic before. Plenty of times.
First, the Republicans drum up silly charges against the Clintons. The charges are either unproven or trivial. Nevertheless, the Clintons are forced to respond. When that response comes, the major media do not run stories headlined "Those GOP smear-masters are at it again." Instead, the writers direct all of their cynicism and sneers toward Bill and Hillary: "Ah, those scandal-prone Clintons are playing defense -- AGAIN. How evasive. How slick. How disingenuous."
Such pieces create an aura of scandal even when there's no actual scandal...
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Cannonfire "Oooh, Scarey!":