Reader Submission Saturday: Ed Mezvinsky And The Hypocrisy From The Left

Posted on April 6, 2013

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The United States Credit to Gaslamp Post reader Monty for this submission – Edward “Ed” Mezvinsky, born January 17, 1937, is a former Democratic congressman. He represented Iowa’s 1st congressional district in the United States House of Representatives for two terms, from 1973 to 1977. He sat on the House Judiciary Committee that decided the fate of Richard Nixon. He and the Clinton’s were very politically intertwined for years.

In March 2001, Mezvinsky was indicted and later pleaded guilty to 31 of 69 charges of bank fraud, mail fraud, and wire fraud. He was sentenced to 80 months in (Federal) prison.

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Ed Mezvinsky embezzled more than $10 million dollars from people via both a ponzi scheme and the notorious Nigerian e-mail scams.

After serving five years in federal prison, he was released in April 2008. He remained on federal probation through 2011, and still owes $9.4 million in restitution to his victims.

So who is Ed Mezvinsky? He’s Chelsea Clinton’s father-in law.

Has anyone heard mention of this in any of the media? If this guy were Jenna or Barbara Bush’s, or better yet, Sarah Palin’s daughter’s, father-in- law, the news would be an every day headline, large type!

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… No double standard in politics .