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Hillary Clinton, and The Briefing Commercial (2016)

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Hillary Clinton, and The Briefing Commercial

Summer/Fall 2016
Genres: Political
 
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Plot / Description

"Backfired | The Briefing"

Voiceover / Dialog / Script / Spoken Word

There's all kinds of folks watching this at home are being told, "well, lots of other cases were prosecuted and she wasn't." I want them to know that's not true.  
Was there a double standard? 
No. In fact, I think, my entire goal was to avoid a double standard. To avoid what sometimes prosecutors call "celebrity hunting," and doing something for a famous person that you would never do for an ordinary Joe or Jane.  
I know from 30 years, there's no way anybody at the Department of Justice is bringing a case against John Doe or Hillary Clinton for the second time in a hundred years, based on those facts.  
As a non-lawyer, as a non-investigator, it would appear to me you have got a hell of a case.  
And I'm telling you we don't, and I hope people will take the time to understand why.

Written Text

Four moments that show how the GOP's email hearing backfired: 
1. On their conspiracy theory that Clinton got "special treatment." 
All kind of folks watching this at home are being told, "Well, lots of other cases were prosecuted and she wasn't. I want them to know that's not true.  
2. On whether Clinton benefitted from a "double standard." 
Was there a double standard? 
No. In fact, I think, my entire goal was to avoid a double standard.  
To avoid what sometimes prosecutors call "celebrity hunting," and doing something for a famous person that you would never do for an ordinary Joe or Jane. 
3. On whether there's a case here. 
I know from 30 years, there's no way anybody at the Department of Justice is bringing a case against John Doe or Hillary Clinton for the second time in a hundred years, based on those facts.  
4. On whether there's a case here...again. 
As a non-lawyer, as a non-investigator, it would appear to me you have got a hell of a case. 
I'm telling you we don't and I hope people will take the time to understand why.  
Well, you can't say they didn't try.  
The Briefing 
HillaryClinton.com/Briefing