We at #ITPN don't deny that President Clinton back in the day was a bit of a sneaky. He was like a game show host. But did you know that this was a man who pardoned one Marc Rich, a man indicted back in 1983 for 51 counts — count 'em, 51 COUNTS — of tax fraud and evasion?
We'll break it down a bit more: the man apparently evaded on $48MM in taxes, living in Switzerland as a fugitive. Clinton, of course, executed the pardon, and Rich enjoyed his riches freely.
Not many know that Rich's ex-wife made some pretty big contributions and donations to the Clinton Presidential Library. Perhaps it was just a coincidence.
It’s odd when you see one President Obama ‘pardon’ a Thanksgiving turkey by the name of Honest Abe — but at the very least, it’s a welcome and much more pleasant sight we get to see other than the other “Turkey” shooting down a Russian jet, trouble with ISIS, and the politics of a Donald Trump, …