In David Brooks’ July 13 column “On this question, the future of the world rests,” he stated: “The FBI director’s statements reminded us that Hillary Clinton is willing to blatantly lie to preserve her career.” He cited no example, but this is nonsense.
If we presume that Brooks is referring to Clinton’s saying that her emails contained no top secret material, that is, top secret at the time of the email, then this could have been true, although the FBI report concluded that a small number of the 30,000 emails did include secrets.
Could not Brooks have given her the benefit of doubt, that she was misinformed, not lying?
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