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Clinesmith pleads ‘sort of’ guilty. DOJ closing in on Comey, Strzok, Page & McCabe

Clinesmith pleads ‘sort of’ guilty. DOJ closing in on Comey, Strzok, Page & McCabe by The Duran

Clinesmith pleads ‘sort of’ guilty. DOJ closing in on Comey, Strzok, Page & McCabe. The Duran: Episode 655. Via National Review (https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/08/clinesmiths-guilty-plea-the-perfect-snapshot-of-crossfire-hurricane-duplicity/)… Yes, Kevin Clinesmith did plead guilty Wednesday. Sort of. Well, maybe it was a smidge better than “sort of.” After all, it did happen in a federal-district-court proceeding (via videoconference) on Wednesday.

Via National Review…

Yes, Kevin Clinesmith did plead guilty Wednesday. Sort of.

Well, maybe it was a smidge better than “sort of.” After all, it did happen in a federal-district-court proceeding (via videoconference) on Wednesday. And Judge James Boasberg did accept the plea after eliciting it in accordance with settled criminal-law rules. Sentencing is scheduled for December 10. So it’s official.

But I’m sticking with “sort of.” If Clinesmith’s guilty plea is legally adequate, it is barely so. And neither a judge nor a prosecutor is required to accept an allocution sliced so fine. In “admitting” guilt, Clinesmith ended up taking the position that I hoped the judge, and especially the Justice Department, would not abide, in essence: Okay, maybe I committed the crime of making a false statement, but to be clear, I thought the statement was true when I made it, and I certainly never intended to deceive anyone.

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Black is White time again
Black is White time again
September 3, 2020

“I certainly never intended to deceive anyone”????

The US should adopt Arlo Guthrie’s ‘Alice doesn’t live here anymore’ as the National Anthem, because she clearly left the premises and moved to Washington along with the rest of her Wonderland.

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