Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America dissect FBI Director Jim Comey’s announcement that he still finds no reason to prosecute Hillary Clinton over her handling of classified information.  They also react to a new WikiLeaks dump showing a top Clinton Foundation official noting that the Clinton Foundation paid for Chelsea’s wedding and other questionable things.  And they react to WikiLeaks demonstrating another example of CNN colluding with Democrats on questions for GOP candidates.

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America react to Fox News breaking the story that the FBI is running separate investigations into Hillary Clinton’s handling of classified information and allegations of pay-to-play at the Clinton Foundation while Clinton was Secretary of State.  They also shudder as Fox also reveals that FBI experts are 99 percent certain that up to five foreign governments hacked into Clinton’s private server.  And they shake their heads at Huma Abedin’s ongoing bewilderment as to how 650,000 emails ended up on Anthony Weiner’s computer.

Greg Corombos of Radio America and Ian Tuttle of National Review discuss the FBI investigation into allegations of straw donors influencing the Florida Senate race.  We also slam President Obama for suggesting the reason many men oppose Hillary Clinton is because she is a woman.  And they react to both parties trying to attack down ballot candidates of the other party by attaching them to Clinton or Trump.

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America discuss three crazy aspects of the FBI announcing it is investigating new emails in connection with the Hillary Clinton case.  They marvel at the Democrats demonizing James Comey just three months after extolling him as the paragon of virtue.  They shake their heads as Huma Abedin insists she has no idea what is in her 650,000 emails.  And they react to longtime Clinton ally Doug Schoen saying as of now he can no longer support Hillary Clinton.

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America offer four martinis for the price of three today.  They enjoy seeing Hillary’s lead shrink dramatically in the Washington Post tracking poll, but cringe as Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk makes an incorrect and possibly insensitive statement about his opponent. And there are double crazy martinis, as Hillary Clinton reportedly wants Joe Biden as Secretary of State and Chuck Todd reveals it took Clinton staffers 12 hours and 10 drafts to compose one tweet during this campaign.

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America cheer Defense Secretary Ash Carter for stopping the government’s efforts to get re-enlistment bonus money back from soldiers fought in Iraq and Afghanistan.  They also sigh as the latest WikiLeaks revelations show the Clinton Foundation also worked to line Bill’s pockets with huge speaking fees.  And they unload on Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber for suggesting the only thing needed to improve Obamacare is to jack up the penalties on people who don’t buy insurance.

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America enjoy WikiLeaks expose the Democratic panic after Pres. Obama publicly said he only learned of Hillary Clinton’s email server through the media.  They also unload on both Megyn Kelly and Newt Gingrich for their exhausting and devolving debate on Tuesday night.  And they shake their heads as Mike Pence is sent to Utah to shore up that state for the GOP ticket.

Echoes from the Digital Frontier

 

Two interesting, semi-related items caught my eye this week.

The Rehabilitation of Julian Assange
Just a few short years ago, he was despised and rejected of men and women on the conservative side of the aisle for revealing information about Guantanamo and the NSA’s efforts to spy on friend and foe alike. The same people on social media who called him a traitor and demanded he be shot for damaging our intelligence-gathering abilities are now praising him for revealing the true depth and breadth of Clinton’s corruption.

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America applaud for grilling Clinton Campaign Manager Robby Mook and pointing out the Democrats had no problem discussing Donald Trump’s stolen tax returns but now say Russia stole John Podesta’s emails and no one should read them.  They also groan as the Wall Street Journal reveals Clinton confidante and Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe directed $675,000 to the 2015 campaign of a woman whose husband ended up overseeing part of the Hillary Clinton investigation.  And they wretch as the Pentagon discovers it overpaid bonuses to Americans who did extra combat time in Iraq and Afghanistan – and now wants some of the money back.

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America evaluate the third presidential debate.  They give Donald Trump credit for his best performance on the issues and putting Hillary Clinton on the defensive but allowed the takeaway to be his refusal to accept the election results.  They also hammer Hillary Clinton for her pure fiction that the landmark Heller decision was about toddlers getting access to guns, her dodging on open borders and the Clinton Foundation and letting the world know how soon we can launch nuclear weapons.  And we applaud moderator Chris Wallace for picking good topics, asking tough questions of both candidates and keeping everyone in line.

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America react to reports that Donald Trump’s son-in-law has engaged in talks about Trump starting a cable news channel.  They also slam CNN’s Chris Cuomo for falsely telling viewers it’s a crime for them to read Wikileaks emails for themselves so they need to rely on the media to tell them what’s important.  And they groan as a third of U.S. millennials believe George W. Bush killed more people than Joseph Stalin did.

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America react to Liberty University students denouncing Jerry Falwell, Jr. for making the school synonymous with Donald Trump.  They also discuss reports of Trump pulling mostly or entirely out of Virginia, making his road to victory more difficult.  They have fun with the Clinton team’s contradictory explanations for all the embarrassing emails coming out from Wikileaks.  And they they note Bob Dylan’s winning of the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America discuss email proof that the Clinton State Department rewarded Clinton Foundation friends and donors.  They also groan that Republicans seem to be losing ground on the generic congressional ballot.  And they react to independent Evan McMullin polling close to Hillary and Trump in Utah.

Greg Corombos of Radio America and Ian Tuttle of National Review preview the vice presidential debate and point out these candidates are better than the presidential nominees and that we’ll actually see one conservative on stage this fall.  They also groan that conservatives are largely depending on Julian Assange to defeat Hillary Clinton.  And they discuss the latest invasion of political correctness into the U.S. military.

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Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America discuss a new Gallup survey showing only 32 percent of Americans trust the mainstream media.  They also sigh as Rush Limbaugh asks whether the fight for small government really exists anymore.  And they react to the more surprising Colin Powell emails.

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America marvel at the 17-point lead Ohio Sen. Rob Portman is amassing in his re-election bid.  They also shake their heads as Donald Trump promises a medical report on Dr. Oz and then abruptly changes course.  And they react to Colin Powell’s hacked emails that include frustration he was denied a speech at a university because of the criticism the school received for paying Hillary Clinton a huge sum.