Hillary’s old friend, Sid Vicious

26 May 2015, 11:07 pm

(Paul Mirengoff)Hillary Clinton doesn’t talk much to reporters and when she does, she reveals as little as possible. But she revealed plenty when she described Sidney Blumenthal as “an old friend.” It’s hardly surprising Blumenthal is a friend of Hillary’s. For her, his

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Pushback.

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Transparency.

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