At Red State by Jennifer Van Law --
Today’s news that President-elect Trump will not seek to press for an investigation of Hillary Clinton disappointed his supporters and offered an “I told you so” moment to his critics.
In an interview with New York Times writers, Trump stated:
[...]“I don’t want to hurt the Clintons, I really don’t. She went through a lot and suffered greatly in many different ways, and I am not looking to hurt them at all. The campaign was vicious.”
There’s no doubt the campaign was brutal for everyone, and it clearly was for Hillary too. It’s noble that Trump wants Hillary to have healing, but his compassion is misdirected.
Our country is what needs healing, not Hillary. If her use of a private email server and the quid-pro-quo allegations surrounding the Clinton Foundation are not fully and independently investigated, it will be difficult for the factions in this country to move forward.
The people who voted for Trump, who gave him his “surprise” victory, are people who are frustrated that the elites in Washington have ignored them and their needs for decades. They’re tired of the establishment, and even the pundits who were so disconnected that they missed their motivation: