Before George W. Bush took office, according to Sean Hannity, Bill Clinton wrote an Op-Ed criticizing the then incoming president. Unfortunately for Hannity, that’s rubbish. Clinton did write an Op-Ed on January 14th, but the only time he mentioned Bush was to suggest a nonpartisan commission on electoral reform.
In the Op-Ed, Clinton wrote about racial profiling, federal sentencing policies, voting rights, electoral reform and proposed Election Day as a national holiday. Where exactly is the negativity toward Bush? Apparently, just in Hannity’s imagination.
HANNITY: I went back — Bill Clinton, before George Bush ever became president, had an op-ed in January 15th, before George Bush was sworn in, criticizing George Bush. You know, for all this talk, “Oh, George Bush needs to be quiet” — now he defended enhanced interrogations. He said it was lawful. He did it to protect this country. He said he wasn’t going to sell out this country for short-term political gain. That –