- “Americans of all political persuasions are coming to the sad realization that our First Lady — a woman of undoubted talents who was a role model for many in her generation — is a congenital liar,” he began, 20 years ago this month.
- “[The Clinton’s] survival despite a quarter-century of shameful dishonesty has lead the way in lowering the bar for integrity in public life.”
- This lament is not about semantics. It is about the urgent need for plain honesty in American life. Being politically correct is not being kind. It is being dishonest and we are reaping the consequences.
- Spin and puffery have a long history in politics, but something has snapped in our culture that we no longer even expect our leaders to talk straight. We have become immune to lies and the liars who tell them.
It's about more than just the e-mails.