US-Wahl: Das Nuklearrisiko der Demokraten Hillary Clintons größtes Risiko: ihre Geheim-Rede bei Goldman Sachs
Stephan Richter, deutscher Gründer und Herausgeber von "The Globalist", legt den gefährlichsten wunden Punkt von US-Präsidentschaftsbewerberin Hillary Clinton offen: eine Rede vor Top-Managern der US-Investmentbank Goldman Sachs, die sie partout nicht veröffentlichen will.
For nearly 25 years, Bill and Hillary Clinton have portrayed themselves as nearly innocent victims of the dozens of scandals that have plagued them.
Indeed, one of the former first lady's selling points these days is that the Clintons are now impervious to Republican attacks because they have weathered so many and there are no new stones to turn over.
It is as if the Clintons, despite 25 years in a harsh national spotlight, never learned the key lesson from the fall of Richard Nixon, the 37th U.S. President: the cover-up is always worse than the crime.
The original "-gate"
He also steadfastly denied that there had been any involvement by his administration in a break-in at the Democratic Party headquarters.
Eventually, Nixon got caught and was forced to resign. But not before dragging it out interminably with ever more intense stonewalling.
It is this ill-conceived and politically inept strategy that the presidential campaign team surrounding Hillary Clinton is now running in 2016. The "crime" in question? Her lucrative speeches to Goldman Sachs.
In contrast to "Tricky Dick," her campaign is not denying that the speech happened or even that there are tapes and transcripts of her paid speeches to the investment bank.
Nor is Hillary Clinton prevented from releasing them, since her contracts for those events explicitly state that she is in full control of the rights for those texts.
Already, there are enough comments from Goldman Sachs bankers who attended those events pointing to the likelihood that the speeches were such a love song to Wall Street that Mrs. Clinton cannot possibly release those texts in the current political context.
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