Judah Friedman, my genius pal, and I are driving back from Rancho Mirage to Beverly Hills. We’re digesting a fine meal of fettucine and maple sugar ravioli. I know it sounds strange, but when you add baby back ribs, it turns out perfect.
On Sirius XM, we’re listening to Fox News.
For some reason we keep getting a series of Democratic politicians who have one big point to make, and here’s what it is: the GOP is making a huge megillah over Hunter Biden’s having been hired to be a director of a Ukrainian energy company name Burisma.
But, say the Democrats, what’s wrong with that? Hunter Biden was a private citizen. Burisma is a private company. What’s wrong here?
Judah nailed it. "The point here is, 'What’s right with it?'"
Why is it right that a private citizen should get a high six-figure salary for a job for which his only qualification is that his father is the vice president? What could that possibly be but bribery? What’s right about Hunter Biden trading on his father’s huge name to get paid a fortune by a country dependent on the U.S.?
What could possibly be ethical about that?
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