It is still way too soon to determine what the Trump presidency will be like. Fortunately, President-elect Trump isn’t as big a jerk as candidate Trump. One of the positive signs was the announcement that he would not be pursuing charges against Hillary Clinton.
This is good news for several reasons. It is vital that prosecution starts from the bottom up not the top down. No matter which party controls the White House, criminal justice should be conducted on a nonpartisan basis. Unfortunately, the Obama Department of Justice was the most political since Nixon. However, a president ordering a prosecution of a political opponent is something that happens under dictatorships, not here.
The country is already deeply divided. Prosecuting her would be like pouring salt on an open wound. We need to find ways to come together, not be torn further apart.
Finally, there is no real point. I agree her behavior was egregious but there is no purpose served by going after a thoroughly disgraced elderly lady who will never hold a position in the government.
This may disappoint some rabid Trump fans. Some of them talk a lot about the limits placed on government by the Constitution but want to ignore it if their side is in power.