It’s Time to Pardon Billy Bush

billy-bush This piece was originally published in December 2016. In the wake of Bush publishing a story about Trump we re-publish now. ‘Tis season of the pardon. As with all modern Commanders-in-Chief, President Obama will soon wave his pardon wand and offer clemency to an additional group of convicted criminals whose sentences may have been disproportionate compared to their crimes. Heck, he recently pardoned a turkey. Now, Billy Bush certainly wasn’t convicted of any crime, but he did receive about as tough a sentence as media organizations dole out — banishment from the hallowed halls of NBC News despite having a long term contract. Bush, of course, was heard on that now infamous Access Hollywood tape laughing along with now President-elect Donald Trump as he gloated about everything from his fame’s irresistible allure to women to his penchant for grabbing them “by the pussy.” So with that in mind, why Continue reading "It’s Time to Pardon Billy Bush"

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