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'Judge' Jeanine Pirro Wants To 'Lock Up' Hillary Clinton

Obviously well-versed in the justice system...

It's uncanny, the timing of these Fox News anchors.

Almost as if it was synchronized with Donald Trump's tweets, they went full force into "crooked Hillary" mode this week, as more and more news dribbled out on the provenance of the infamous Steele dossier and rumors swirled about the Mueller investigation getting closer to indictments.

So when the news came out on Friday that a sealed indictment was coming down, what's a good little Fox News hack to do to distract their viewers?

Call for Hillary Clinton to be locked up, natch. ThinkProgress:

In an angry opening statement on Saturday night, Fox News’ Jeanine Pirro called for Hillary Clinton to be jailed.“It’s time to shut it down, turn the tables and lock her up,” Pirro said.Pirro said that the justification for Clinton’s incarceration was the Uranium One “scandal,” a theory introduced by Steve Bannon in July 2016 and repeatedly discredited.

You'd think a "judge" would understand the whole judicial know, indictments (oops, that's a sore subject, isn't it?) trials, verdicts and then sentences. I guess that's too much to hope for from Pirro, who is still nursing some hurt fee-fees from losing to Clinton in the NY senate race in 2006.

But even someone as forgetful as to the criminal justice system as Pirro appears to be should be able to grasp that someone is rumored to be indicted on Monday...and I'm willing to bet her Trump water-carrying salary that it won't be Hillary Clinton.

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