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Monica Lewinsky, Hillary Clinton,
Feminists...And Me

Breitbart Big Government, by Phyllis Chesler

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Posted By:Toledo, 5/19/2014 1:16:02 PM

I was surprised but pleased when people began calling to tell me that, in her much discussed Vanity Fair piece, Monica Lewinsky referred to one of my books, which was first published in 2002. Lewinsky writes that the “culture of humiliation” to which she was subjected is one that “Phyllis Chesler recognized in her book Woman’s Inhumanity to Woman: that women themselves are not immune to certain kinds of misogyny. We see it today in how the ‘mean girls’ at school lurk on the modern playground of the Web (or around a pundit’s roundtable on TV or at a French

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Have to disagree with a few points with author. Linda Tripp was being asked to cooperate with scandal and did what she did in self defense. Kenneth Starr was doing his job and was manipulated by Clintons into pushing sordid details to generate sympathy for him

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: farmwife, 5/19/2014 2:30:44 PM     (No. 9854412)

Even the people who think Bill Clinton is just great, know full well he is a selfish womanizer. So in spite of all the wailing by his female supporters, we all know what kind of man he is.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 5/19/2014 2:40:59 PM     (No. 9854425)

If Monica had not been "betrayed" by Linda Tripp, she was to be called a stalker, mentally unstable, etc., by the Clinton camp.

The fact that the blue dress existed might well be the only reason Monica Lewinsky has not been destroyed completely.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Avanti1, 5/19/2014 3:04:12 PM     (No. 9854452)

What drivel!

The writer falsely frames the issue as one of a sexual affair between Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky. In truth, it was an issue of a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by Paula Jones against Bill Clinton in which Paula Jones was denied a fair hearing when Clinton lied under oath and obstructed justice.

Here are some excerpts from the Contempt of Court order issued against Bill Clinton by Judge Susan Weber Wright who presided in Paula Jones´ lawsuit:

• “The court takes no pleasure whatsoever in holding this nation´s president in contempt of court,´´ Wright said. “(But) there is simply no escaping the fact that the president deliberately violated this court´s discovery orders and thereby undermined the integrity of the judicial system.´´
• “The record demonstrates by clear and convincing evidence that the president responded to plaintiffs´ questions by giving false, misleading and evasive answers that were designed to obstruct the judicial process.”
• “It is difficult to construe the president´s sworn statement in this civil lawsuit concerning his relationship with Ms. Lewinsky as anything other than a willful refusal to obey this court´s discovery orders”
• “The president´s deposition testimony regarding whether he had ever been alone with Ms. Lewinsky was intentionally false and his statements regarding whether he had ever engaged in sexual relations with Ms. Lewinsky likewise were intentionally false, notwithstanding tortured definitions and interpretations of the term sexual relations”

Wright ordered Clinton to pay both Jones´ legal fees caused by his ``willful refusal´´ to obey discovery orders and the court´s expenses in traveling to Washington to hear his Jan. 17, 1998 deposition.

She also said she was referring the case to the Arkansas Supreme Court committee on professional conduct for possible sanctions against Clinton´s license to practice law in the state.

Clinton surrendered his Arkansas law license to avoid being disbarred.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: Hammock, 5/19/2014 10:23:16 PM     (No. 9854854)

From what I´ve read, Tripp was being set up and was trying to save herself. Perhaps she shouldn´t have "betrayed" Lewinsky, but I wonder if Lewinsky would have stood up for her. We´ll never know if Lewinsky would have perjured herself - she was spared that. Maybe she resents not being able to do so and believes no one would have ever found out. That Lewinsky wouldn´t wear a wire is one of the saner things she did. Had she done so, the bus she was thrown under would have backed over her a few times.

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