Steyn: ‘Queen Hillary’ Thinks ‘Let Them Eat Spin’

Columnist and author of “The Undocumented,” Mark Steyn declared that “Queen Hillary” believes “let them eat spin” on Tuesday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel.

“This is Queen Mary Antoinette, instead of ‘let them eat cake,’ ‘let them eat spin,’ and not even good spin at that. This doesn’t pass any kind of smell test. We’re supposed to be impressed because she turned over 55,000 e-mails. That works out to about 38 a day, while she was Secretary of State. The average person in business receives something like 121 business e-mails a day [he later revised this when Hannity read the number in the linked Forbes article that the average user receives 147 e-mails a day]. So, this supposedly high number of e-mails that she’s turned over doesn’t sound right to me, doesn’t pass the smell test, and everything else, she says she deleted after the State Department requested her e-mails. So she, she rather than any government guidelines, has been the arbiter of what e-mails she’s willing to let into the public record, and Americans are the chumps of the planet for putting up with this” he stated.

Steyn later added, “this is the Clintons being Clinton, they did this for eight years in the 1990s and this particular leopard does not change her spots, and it boils down to a consistent position. The rules are for the little people. No Republicans need be involved in these scandals. It was a Democrat Ambassador to Kenya that Hillary Clinton’s State Department fired because he used private e-mail. It was a — it was the CIA director of a Democrat administration, General Petraeus, who pleaded guilty to a crime for having supposedly classified material at his home. She has, by her own admission, all the classified material from her time as Secretary of State, went to this private e-mail address. Why is it that if you’re a low-level Democrat ambassador, you have to be — you have to obey the rules, but if you’re the Democrat ambassador’s boss, you don’t? This is essentially in an inter-Democrat fight, which Democrats don’t have to obey the law, and which Democrats do?” And “we’re being asked, because she’s Hillary, we’re being asked to accept that she has the right to choose which laws to obey. That’s Big Ben behind me in the background there, Sean. The only reason the Houses of Parliament exist is because 800 years ago, King John was forced to sign Magna Carta which said that even a king has to bow to the law. 800 years later, Queen Hillary — Queen Hillary says ‘no, no, no, the laws don’t apply to me. the laws are for the little people.'”

Steyn further argued, “she says, well, don’t worry, they’re in there somewhere because she replied to the assistant deputy, assistant deputy, assistant deputy secretary of whatever, and it’s in his file. You try that with the IRS this time next month, Sean. you say, ‘well, I’m not telling you what income I have, because the guy who wrote me the check at Fox News has already told you what I earn.'”

He also addressed foreign donations to the Clinton Foundation, saying “she does nothing for women’s rights in those places, and that’s not why those governments, some of the most repulsive governments on the planet, give her money. They give money to the Clinton Foundation in return for something, even if it’s just to buy a hearing in Washington.”

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