Starr and Trump–Self-Righteousness and Self-Glorification
This is an addendum to Hank Reichman’s post on Ken Starr.
Here is a news item from Vanity Fair news writer Emily Jane Fox that succinctly synthesizes the recent news coverage related to Ken Starr—specifically the coverage of Starr’s comments about Bill Clinton and his investigation of the then-President’s sexual indiscretions and the coverage of the ironies and hypocrisies in Starr’s own current situation:
“Ken Starr, the former independent counsel tasked with investigating the Whitewater real-estate venture, and who eventually pursued the Paula Jones and Monica Lewinsky scandals that led to Bill Clinton’s impeachment, is now lavishing praise on the man whose public and private lives he spent years trying to destroy.
“’His genuine empathy for human beings is absolutely clear,’ Starr said last week in a panel at the National Constitution Center, according to The New York Times. ‘It is powerful, it is palpable and the folks of Arkansas really understood that about him—that…
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