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Hillary Clinton didn’t go where David Petraeus and Scooter Libby did

Hillary Clinton didn’t go where David Petraeus and Scooter Libby did

Emailgate dragged its bloodied body across an apparent finish line this morning, as FBI Director James B. Comey said that he would not recommend that Hillary Clinton face criminal charges related to her private email server. Unhappy with this latest development, conservative writers and organizations asserted that Clinton’s case was not substantively different from those brought against former Vice President Dick Cheney confidante Scooter Libby and former CIA Director David Petraeus, both of whom were sanctioned for their actions. The analogies don’t stand up to close examination, however.

John A. Tures wrote in the

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