Excellent Exposé: Breaking the Protective Shell of the Clinton's "Elite Deviance"

This review is from: The Clintons’ War on Women

Roger Stone’s and Robert Morrow’s new book, “The Clintons’ War on Women,” is the ultimate Clinton Exposé: A “no holds barred” look at the numerous scandals and criminal behaviors of Hillary and Bill Clinton which have previously been either indelicately hidden, perfunctorily denied or spun into oblivion by them and their sycophantic apologists. This account lays bare all the gory details of how the Clintons have exploited the generally sympathetic and politically correct news media to build a nearly-impenetrable shell around themselves and their enigmatic “Clinton Foundation.” From the first pages of the Introduction to the last pages of the Epilogue, this is a riveting page turner and a persuasive, albeit very disturbing, account of how patterns set by certain White House predecessors were replicated by the Clintons to protect them from their own sordid past.

This book is not for the faint-hearted; those who want a distilled and gentle rendition of why there is such a profoundly divergent dichotomy between their “good vs. bad” reputations will be stunned by the contents of this The Clintonsu2019 War ... Roger Stone, Robert Mo... Best Price: $1.79 Buy New $12.98 (as of 05:05 UTC - Details) uncompromising book. But a sugar-coated, quasi-attack could not have produced the transformational look into the innermost sanctums of the Clinton’s personae that this book affords. Clearly, when these authors set out to “correct the record,” they decided early-on to check any reservations or inhibitions at the door: The Stone/Morrow charge is of the full-frontal, no-retreat style, as described by Stone himself in the Introduction: “I believe in presenting the naked truth, and I am not holding back.” One example of that — in describing the diabolical nature of the family “Foundation” — is neatly summed up in the space of merely three sentences:

“In fact, the Clinton Foundation is a slush fund for grifters. Both Clintons are notorious moochers. The pizza delivery boy who recalled delivering pizza to Hillary’s dorm room at Wellesley College recalled being stiffed on any tips, and Bill Clinton notoriously carried no cash, leaning on friends and associates to pick up the tabs for his meals, drinks, and revelry.”

What makes this book stand apart from the other Clinton exposés is that it encompasses the full range of their misdeeds, rather than focusing on single issues, as do the books by such notable authors as Edward Klein, Peter Schweizer and others. As Roger Stone wrote in the Introduction, “This book doesn’t focus on Monica Lewinsky, Whitewater, or the Clinton pardons. Instead, it’s about the many, many ways in which the Clintons have been tied LBJ: From Mastermind t... Phillip F. Nelson Best Price: $4.00 Buy New $16.58 (as of 07:20 UTC - Details) to sexual abuse, cover-ups, strong-arm tactics, drugs, lies, and the intimidation of victims.”

Readers should expect emphatic denials and fierce attacks on this book (and this review, of course) from the “usual suspects” who have become heavily invested in the Clinton mystique. But few of them will actually even attempt to rebut the facts presented within the pages of the book, such things as Bill Clinton’s involvement with drug-running, for example, using Arkansas state troopers to facilitate that process. Many of these assertions have been made before and, interestingly, have stood the test of time: If they were in fact not truthful before, wouldn’t one expect them to have been vigorously litigated, and proven to be incorrect, and the libelers made to remunerate the plaintiffs for damages? There is a reason that the previous charges stuck and can now be presumed to be accurate: That reason would be, “because they are true.”

But this book is more than a compilation of previously vetted accusations, put together masterfully into a single tome. There are also a number of never-previously-published charges as well, such as this insightful gem: “Chelsea was paid $600,000 annually by NBC to do virtually nothing. NBC’s parent company, General Electric, got an enormous defense contract approved by Secretary of State Clinton right after the payoff to her daughter.” The list goes on, but enough with the spoilers. LBJ: The Mastermind of... Phillip F. Nelson Best Price: $7.91 Buy New $11.23 (as of 06:30 UTC - Details)

An interesting comparison to characters from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s monumental novel The Great Gatsby, Tom and Daisy Buchanan, summed up the Clinton’s style very succinctly when Stone quoted the following from that seminal work: “They smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness, or whatever it was that kept them together, and let other people clean up the mess they had made.” Stone’s use of this analogy suggests that it’s as if the Clintons fashioned themselves directly from Fitzgerald’s description of the fictional Buchanan’s, two of the most vapid and amoral characters in all of classic literature.

Finally, the phenomenon that has allowed the Clintons to prosper from their unbridled hubris and brazen recklessness was identified by Stone with a reference to a book with that title: “Elite Deviance” by David Simon, is something that Stone summarily described as “an anomaly in which a tiny few people who have enough material wealth, political influence, and personal connections can immunize themselves from considering the consequences of their most abhorrent, destructive, vile, and even criminal behavior.” That Teflon shell is exactly what has protected the Clintons, so far at least, from the justice system that others, being mere mortals, would have had to atone for a long time ago. If you like fresh, incisive, contemporaneous, political exposés — or if you simply want a little more truth and a lot less BS about the Clinton’s — you will find none better than this!

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