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Hillary Clinton got the political insider treatment, and that's a problem

Hillary Clinton got the political insider treatment, and that's a problem

Although Hillary Clinton was "extremely careless" when she mishandled classified information on her private email server, no reasonable prosecutor would bring criminal charges against her, FBI Director James B. Comey claimed Tuesday in a news conference. He cited a dearth of evidence proving criminal intent, and argued that it was appropriate to consider "the context of a person's actions and how similar situations have been handled."

But even those who rooted for this outcome, whether out of support for the Democratic nominee or opposition to her Republican rival, should find the “context” of Clinton’s behavior damning, not...

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