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Letter: Clinton’s careless use of email is appalling

Clinton’s careless use of email is appalling

I wanted to make mention of something I have seen in the news lately for which one angle has not, to the best of my knowledge, been spoken about. In reference to Hillary Clinton’s email debacle, one key word that set off an alarm bell is the use of the term “operational.”

Despite the reasonable conclusion that she was obviously irresponsible, to say the least, this term makes me think of actionable intelligence relative to things like tactics, strategies, troop movements and locations. As a military veteran, it was never a concern of mine that the secretary of state would treat such intimate top-secret information with the same cavalier attitude as ordering doilies for her daughter’s wedding.

It should be of paramount concern to anyone entering our military, or anyone who has a loved one entering, the implication of what in my opinion rises to the level of treason. No matter what side of the aisle you are on, this issue should at least anger, if not terrify you. Clinton never bothered to serve and her husband actively avoided it.

Michael P. Connelly Jr.

West Seneca