Hillary: Max is a mitzvah

The State Department’s records include a September 14, 2012 email from Clinton adviser Sidney Blumenthal to Clinton in which Blumenthal passes along a controversial article by his son Max and attacks then-Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney: From: Sidney Blumenthal Sent: Friday, September 14, 2012 10:48 AM To: H Subject: Re: m.guardian.co.uk Max knows how to do this and fearless. Hope it’s useful and gets around, especially in the Middle East. Keep speaking and clarifying. Your statements have been strong. Once through this phase, you might clarify history of US policy on Arab Spring, what has been accomplished, US interests at stake, varying relations with Libya & Egypt, etc. Romney, of course, is contemptible, but contemptible on a level not seen in past contemptible political figures. His menace comes from his emptiness. His greed is not limited simply to mere filthy lucre. The mixture of greedy ambition and hollowness...(Read Full Post)