September 7, 2007
What do you do if you have been a big-time fundraiser for Democrats and especially Hillary Clinton and it is discovered you are a fugitive from justice? Why you disappear, of course?
Democratic fundraiser and fugitive Norman Hsu failed to appear in court Wednesday in Redwood City, California for a bail hearing. A judge issued a new warrant for his arrest, but they won’t find him, not alive anyway. The last thing the Clintons need is to remind the public of their previously sleazy friends and fundraising activities.
Even Hsu’s lawyer says he doesn’t know the whereabouts of his client. Would you like to wager that he’s fled the country? Why didn’t authorities pull his passport when he was found out? Even here one senses the fingerprints of the Clintons, because that’s the way they operate.
Hsu pleaded no contest in 1991 to a charge of felony grant theft, admitting he had defrauded investors of $1 million in a bogus investment scam. Federal election records show he donated $260,000 to democratic candidates and their party since 2004; including Hillary Clinton.
Cal Thomas is a nationally syndicated columnist based in Washington, D.C.