By loaning herself $5 million from her and Bill’s personal wealth, she’s taking a big risk by opening up a direct connection between Bill’s post-presidency business deals and her presidential campaign. The timing — coinciding with last week’s big story in the New York Times about Bill’s shady activities in Kazakhstan — couldn’t be worse. Time to start taking a closer look at other deals. Amanda Carpenter suggests that, as usual with the Clintons, the People’s Republic of China is a good place to start.
In the Los Angeles Times, Jonah Goldberg wonders why the idea of a "grand bargain" over the vacant Supreme Court seat isn't "catching on among senators," despite "gaining steam among eggheads." Perhaps, he suggests, "such a deal hinges on the ability of politicians to trust other politicians to keep their word ... Read More