Why does Lochte get in so much trouble for a little lie and nothing is done to H

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  1. gregas profile image82
    gregasposted 24 months ago

    Why does Lochte get in so much trouble for a little lie and nothing is done to Hillary?

    In actuality Lochte only told an exaggeration and still caught hell.

  2. Aime F profile image83
    Aime Fposted 24 months ago

    Umm... no.  He claims it was an "over exaggeration" but it was, in fact, a lie.  A lie that could have potentially damaged a country's reputation (one that already has trouble with tourism) and one that hid his illegal activities (vandalism). 

    I'm also not sure what "trouble" you're referring to as nothing has happened to him yet and I wouldn't be surprised if nothing does happen in the end.  White male athletes... you know how it goes.

    Anyway, intentionally downplaying one of your examples lets your intense bias show.  Maybe try to be more impartial next time if you want thoughtful answers.

    1. gregas profile image82
      gregasposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      Nothing bias. Hillary lied placing our country in danger. Lochte's was about a prank and he is getting in trouble for it.

    2. Aime F profile image83
      Aime Fposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      Vandalism and falsifying a police report is a prank? Haha. Gimme a break.

      Again, what trouble? People ragging on him for it? Yeah, no one EVER says anything bad about Hillary Clinton.....

    3. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      Aime
      National Security versus police???? Which is bigger and more serious.
      Also, Waterboarding versus Beheading. Not involved in this ? just wanted to see how you think.

    4. Aime F profile image83
      Aime Fposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      Did I say it was worse? I'm saying don't dismiss it. Perhaps the question should be "why do privileged people or people of status get away with things?" Dismissing one person's crimes as "pranks" isn't helping the ACTUAL problem, it's perpetuating it

    5. pagesvoice profile image84
      pagesvoiceposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      National security? The world would be at risk if Trump became president. By definition, he is the poster child of fascism.

  3. pagesvoice profile image84
    pagesvoiceposted 24 months ago

    This is nothing more than a hate baiting question. Comparing Lochte to Clinton is the equivalent of comparing apples to watermelons.

    It should be noted that in spite of the countless investigations and millions of dollars spent, no one has yet been able to charge Hillary with any crime. I think you would be hard pressed to find any politician who hasn't lied about a myriad of things.

    1. gregas profile image82
      gregasposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      That's right, but she LIED. That's the whole point of the question. Just like everything from the Dems, they only see what they want to see in anything someone says.

    2. pagesvoice profile image84
      pagesvoiceposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      Trump's entire campaign is one big lie!

    3. gregas profile image82
      gregasposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      How do you figure?

    4. Yossarian22 profile image59
      Yossarian22posted 24 months agoin reply to this

      Sorry, I left my comment to this on Dashing Scorpio's answer. But I meant to say it here - Can you not "hear" the lies that Trump tells? Sometimes even in the same sentence.

    5. gregas profile image82
      gregasposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      What lies?

    6. ptosis profile image73
      ptosisposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      @Greg Schweizer  willfully ignorant

    7. gregas profile image82
      gregasposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      I ignore the name calling. But, can you tell me what lies you think he is telling?

  4. ptosis profile image73
    ptosisposted 24 months ago

    Aime is correct when she said, ""why do privileged people or people of status get away with things?" Dismissing one person's crimes as "pranks" isn't helping the ACTUAL problem, it's perpetuating it."

  5. dashingscorpio profile image88
    dashingscorpioposted 24 months ago

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    To my  knowledge Lochte is not in trouble.
    He was not investigated by the FBI or sat through 11 hours of testimony in front of the U.S. senate or had a government spend over $2 million dollars of tax payers money investigating him...etc
    Lochte offended the people of Rio who depend on tourist dollars.
    They were the world's host of the Olympics and it would be a major embarrassment for them if Olympic athletes were robbed at gun point by corrupt police officers.
    The Rio government was well within their rights to conduct a thorough investigation to verify the story and catch the robbers.
    Lochte had no reason to drag the reputation of the country down any further.
    Having said that I doubt he'll come anywhere close to going through two years of on going news reports as Hillary has endured.
    Truth be told these stories are like comparing apples to oranges!

    1. gregas profile image82
      gregasposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      Your right in your 1st paragraph. He didn't lie nearly as much as Hillary did. But he is in trouble and the media is making a big deal out of it. He didn't do anything nearly as wrong as her. But she gets away with it. He is losing a lot.

    2. Yossarian22 profile image59
      Yossarian22posted 24 months agoin reply to this

      Egad, man. Sometimes Trump lies in the same sentence! Are you unable to "hear" his lies?

    3. MizBejabbers profile image91
      MizBejabbersposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      Actually, DS, comparing Hillary to Lochte is like comparing apples (Hillary) to stinkbugs (Lochte). He was there as the guest of the Brazilian govt. and betrayed their trust in a drunken act of vandalism and then lied.

    4. gregas profile image82
      gregasposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      And Hillary has betrayed the trust of "we the people" and lied to us. But I guess we don't count, Huh?

  6. Jim Davin profile image71
    Jim Davinposted 24 months ago

    It is very simple. Hillary is a politician and we are used to
    politicians lying and deceiving us. The Olympics is one of those things
    that still has a pure noble feeling to it. So when there is lying and cheating
    in the Olympics we are more offended.

  7. Yossarian22 profile image59
    Yossarian22posted 24 months ago

    "Why does Lochte get in so much trouble for a little lie and nothing is done to Donald?"
    Hillary has faced several special government panels in order to accuse her of lying. She has not been indicted because there is no legal reason to prosecute her.

    1. gregas profile image82
      gregasposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      BUT SHE LIED to the people and under oath. Take your blinders off.

  8. MizBejabbers profile image91
    MizBejabbersposted 24 months ago

    What a stupid question. Lochte is a nobody, and the Repubs have been trying to bring down the Clintons since 1992.

  9. My Esoteric profile image91
    My Esotericposted 23 months ago

    You are under the incorrect assumption that Clinton is lying in the same fashion as Lockte; as far as I know there isn't any hard evidence she has; but, given she is a politician, I suppose she has acted like every other one of them when dealing with the truth.

    Lockte is in trouble because he caused great harm to the reputation of both the United States and Brazil.

 
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