CNN commentator Carl Bernstein, the former Washington Post journalist who gained national renown for being one half of the team that broke the infamous Watergate scandal, is clearly more on the liberal wing of the political spectrum and prefers Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump. Yet, he proved he is not going to bend over backwards to defend her in the weeks leading up to Election Day. In a discussion with Chris Cuomo over Clinton’s email server during her tenure as secretary of state, Bernstein made it clear what she did was unforgivable.
“What she did is indefensible,” he said.
When Cuomo pushed back at that narrative and insisted what Clinton did was not illegal, Bernstein doubled down.
“Whether it’s illegal or not, he did not quite say,” Bernstein said. “What she did was indefensible, it was reckless, she has lied about it, and that is why, especially after Comey, she is now baked in this perception among too many people in this country for her comfort as a liar, as distrusted, and so what we now have – and we now have an election between these two people who are disdained by most Americans.”
Clinton is having a difficult time finding friends these days – even on CNN.
Bernstein’s damning conclusions suggest Clinton will have a hard time leaving her email scandal behind as she tries to prove to Americans she’s a trustworthy candidate. They clearly aren’t buying it.
She didn’t just misuse an email account – she jeopardized our national security. Expect Donald Trump to remind voters again and again.