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The vanished vestiges of civility

Charles Hurt, Washington Times

Surely, traumatic incidents burn more deeply. But this is a person who could not even answer who is paying her legal bills. And we are expected to trust her precise memory from 36 years ago and use that memory to utterly destroy a man who has spent his entire adult life building an impressive career and impeccable reputation? At the very, very, very least, we should summon the spirit of the late Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter, who famously invoked Scottish Law to find impeachment charges against ex-President Bill Clinton “not proven.” Only this time, the verdict would actually fit.