Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Time To Throw This State ?

   A poll in NM shows Hillary Clinton up  35-31 over Donald Trump with native son and former Governor Gary Johnson at 24%.
    So wouldn't it be good strategy for Republicans backing Mr. Trump to abandon him and vote for Johnson in a bid to deny Mrs. Clinton the 5 electoral votes from the Land of Enchantment ?
     I think it would be.

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/upshot/new-mexico-election-forecast.html

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

Dan Calabrese’s new column on Hillary Clinton’s past may bring the curtain down on her political future. Calabrese interviewed Jerry Zeifman, the man who served as chief counsel to the House Judiciary Committee during the Watergate hearings, has tried to tell the story of his former staffer’s behavior during those proceedings for years. Zeifman claims he fired Hillary for unethical behavior and that she conspired to deny Richard Nixon counsel during the hearings:

As Hillary Clinton came under increasing scrutiny for her story about facing sniper fire in Bosnia, one question that arose was whether she has engaged in a pattern of lying.

The now-retired general counsel and chief of staff of the House Judiciary Committee, who supervised Hillary when she worked on the Watergate investigation, says Hillary’s history of lies and unethical behavior goes back farther – and goes much deeper – than anyone realizes.

Jerry Zeifman, a lifelong Democrat, supervised the work of 27-year-old Hillary Rodham on the committee. Hillary got a job working on the investigation at the behest of her former law professor, Burke Marshall, who was also Sen. Ted Kennedy’s chief counsel in the Chappaquiddick affair. When the investigation was over, Zeifman fired Hillary from the committee staff and refused to give her a letter of recommendation – one of only three people who earned that dubious distinction in Zeifman’s 17-year career.

Why?

“Because she was a liar,” Zeifman said in an interview last week. “She was an unethical, dishonest lawyer. She conspired to violate the Constitution, the rules of the House, the rules of the committee and the rules of confidentiality.”
This isn’t exactly news. When her lachrymose performance arguably won her New Hampshire, Zeifman tried to tell people about Hillary’s duplicity. Patterico noticed the effort, but few others picked it up. Zeifman wrote at his website:

After hiring Hillary, Doar assigned her to confer with me regarding rules of procedure for the impeachment inquiry. At my first meeting with her I told her that Judiciary Committee Chairman Peter Rodino, House Speaker Carl Albert, Majority Leader “Tip” O’Neill, Parliamentarian Lou Deschler and I had previously all agreed that we should rely only on the then existing House Rules, and not advocate any changes. I also quoted Tip O’Neill’s statement that: “To try to change the rules now would be politically divisive. It would be like trying to change the traditional rules of baseball before a World Series.”

Hillary assured me that she had not drafted, and would not advocate, any such rules changes. However, as documented in my personal diary, I soon learned that she had lied. She had already drafted changes, and continued to advocate them. In one written legal memorandum, she advocated denying President Nixon representation by counsel. In so doing she simply ignored the fact that in the committee’s then most recent prior impeachment proceeding, the committee had afforded the right to counsel to Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas.

Anonymous said...

This is nothing new. It will not effect any voter

Anonymous said...

11:15 Or shall I say MCM thank you.

Anonymous said...

Are all those downstate illegals who bid early bid often including in this polling.

No way does she come close to 43- 65 Trump in upstate NY, She is disliked as Cuomo.

Danny M. Francis (Eyepublius) said...

Could happen, but NM will go with HILL ... my hunch.

Anonymous said...

Fine post, 11:15. But do you think any discussion of facts will deter or influence a Dannie? We are largely a nation of stooges, in love with their party and not their nation. Nothing would change the vote of a Klitcrap or the undertable guy. It's just like 1930's Germany. These fine folks are today's equivalent of brown shirts.

Anonymous said...

Fine post 318. Unfortunately 1115's copied and pasted nonsense,is not factual at all.
Jerry Zeifman, was never Hillary Rodham's superior. Not during the Watergate proceedings, not ever. In fact, they were on different staffs at that time.
Do you boys do EVER do research before posting your claptrap?

Your posts are embarrassing. :D

Anonymous said...

1:55

Perhaps you should do your own research and not rely on the spin from Clinton surrogates. Jerry Zeifman was Chief Counsel on the investigation and did make these statements during his lifetime. These allegations were first used by the Obama campaign in 2008. If it is a lie, it is a democrat lie.

Anonymous said...

It is in fact a lie 1107. When it comes to lying, party is irrelevant. :D