The Benghazi fiasco had an increasing number of people asking whether Hillary Clinton really is presidential material. Now two more scandals threaten her 2016 presidential ambitions.
A proposed constitutional amendment by Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) to give Congress the unlimited power to criminalize political speech has political roots that date back to the 1798 Sedition Act, as senators promoting the amendment are using virtually identical rhetoric as congressmen who advocated passage of the Sedition Act.
The rollout of the national tour for Hillary Clinton’s new book, Hard Choices, has been as carefully scripted as any presidential campaign launch, which is no surprise, since the book tour is precisely that: Hillary’s unofficial launch of her 2016 White House bid. It is also no surprise that one of her first stops on the tour was for a star appearance at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), the establishment brain trust that has served as the power behind the throne governing America for most of the past century, regardless of whether a Republican or Democrat has occupied the Oval Office.
The electoral "earthquake" in Virginia on Tuesday proves that establishment icons such as House Majority Leader Eric Cantor can be exposed and defeated.