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Email scandal: the FBI exonerated Clinton, but the public hasn’t

Recent polls show that Hillary Clinton’s support has declined after the FBI decided that charges should not be brought against Clinton for her reckless use of a private email server while secretary of state. (AP)

I would just like to remind people that one Mitt Romney, when leaving the Governor’s office in Massachusetts, used over $100,000 of tax payer money to destroy all the administration’s computer hard drives and email servers so the incoming Patrick administration wouldn’t know what they’d been up to. Not only were Republicans perfectly A-OK with this, but they ran the farker for President.

I’m fine with that, like I said; what’s depressing to me is that people also hear that Donald Trump refused to pay contractors because he could get away with it, or defrauds charities routinely, or that he lies more than Clinton, which in itself is an enormous accomplishment if you think about it, and go- meh.

All of the folks I know voting for Clinton are pretty much… meh, okay. Fine, I guess. Especially considering Trump, etc. All the Trumpkins I know are the opposite- he could adopt a Hugo Chavez-style economic platform, change his mind on policy three times in the same paragraph, or (and I wish I was making this up) not even know what NATO is, and they’re still excited to vote for him.

Besides the fact that Comey decided not to press charges, the thing that I found very surprising is they didn’t even bother to consider Perjury or Obstruction. They needed a referral to do that? Really? Are you guys even trying to do your jobs? I can’t fault the FBI… I have to assume that they just do what they do. But I can fault congress for not knowing that the FBI just does what it does.

Bottom line: It’s not over yet.

The latest New York Times/CBS poll, released on Thursday, finds that the share of people who think Clinton is not honest and trustworthy jumped 5 percentage points in the wake of the FBI’s findings that she’d been “extremely careless” in her handling of highly confidential information while secretary of state.

The poll found that Trump and Clinton were tied at 40% each, with Clinton dropping 3 points while Trump gained 3 over the past month.