Texas woman Roslyn Corrigan claims that former President George H.W. Bush groped her when she was just 16 years old. According to Corrigan, the groping occurred in November of 2003 at an event in The Woodlands, Texas. This is the sixth woman to publicly accuse the 41st president of grabbing her butt without consent. Speaking to Time magazine, Corrigan, who is now in her early 30s, said, “My initial action was absolute horror. I was really, really confused. The first thing I did was look at my mom and, while he was still standing there, I didn’t say anything,” she
Comments: Maybe this explains why BJ Clinton is his amigo.
I feel like I should be upset... but after HW came out after Trump... I don’t care - let him get burned by the people he pandered to. Waiting for McConnell, McCain and Graham to come out and condemn him though... maybe even retroactively strip him of his presidency.
Weinstein paid the Democrat party big bucks and BarackHussein and Miss Hillary obediently kept silent about his sexual mischief. That´s the scandal, gals, no matter how many "metoo" copycats you dig up. Go ask Michelle Obama how much her silence cost, and we´ll be listening.
Was gripped once. And my reflex was a kick to the guy who did it. None of these women had a voice at the time. Or grab the arm of the person. Don´t care who it is doing the grabbing. When it happens is when you react. Not 10-20 years later.
The burden of proof is supposed to be on the accuser. Anybody making public allegations about another should be required to prove it or shut up. If allowed to continue like this, it will destroy our society.
i´m a bit upset with bush´s, but i think the old fella should be left alone. these accusations albeit true or false belong in the past. speak up when something happens, not decades later. somehow, whether i believe them or not, the stage has emptied, the curtain has closed, the lights dimmed. it´s time to move on. the lesson for ´victims´ is speak up when something happens not decades later. waiting only casts doubt on your credibility.
If it´s true, what should be the punishment? Degrees of punishment from shame to jail time? What does this person want? I believe in punishment for crimes, but, with everything coming out, will we have enough jail space? Will all be punished? Forget saying Slick Willie is guilty. We all know he will never be punished.
It would be far easier and would take less time if all the women who were NOT groped and/or propositioned would speak up. The only ones who need to make a stink are those who were raped or pressured to have sex if they were underage. All the rest can grow up and put on their big girl underpants.
As a 16-year-old being photographed with a president, I wouldn´t have said or done anything. I might have told my mother later, maybe not. Young women are pretty private with adults; not so much with their friends.
I had a neighbor who drove me to church on Sundays who was always a little too friendly. I never said a word to my mother or anyone else, but tried to avoid his embrace whenever possible.
Most young women get (or got) lots of unwanted attention and learn to slip away or make a joke of it to lighten the tension. Making a big stink about it just creates enemies.
This is not to minimize sexual harassment or rape.
It´s just that males are programmed by nature to make overtures to young (fertile) women. Most well-raised men learn to signal their interest in more subtle ways, but the signals are a constant for young, reasonably attractive females.
By the time I was in my later 40´s, I became invisible to young men. It was both a shock and a relief.
Where are the women Ted Kennedy groped; where are the other women Bill Clinton groped; where are the women Jack Kennedy groped; where are the women the other Kennedy´s groped? This is what goes on in Hollywood and Washington. Ask any waitress in DC about what goes on.
Well, will we see the Republican establishment behave about THIS accusation like they did about Judge Moore? This Bush accuser does NOT have the shady past associations that Moore’s accuser does. Will we see H.W. Bush basically tried and unfit to exist in political life as McConnell and co. did to Judge Moore? The age of H.W. matters not because Judge Moore is also older with a long long history of dedicated and honest public service behind him too.
I simply do not believe it. And I have come around to thinking Roy Moore is not guilty, too. Both of these men seem to have behaved appropriately all their lives and these late arriving me-toos are just not convincing.
I totally agree with everything #15 said! I could´ve written it. I´d like to know who is standing up for the really little girls that Biden has fondled and kissed (on camera!) Check out the You Tube videos and watch his hands closely.... holding a girl´s waist and his thumb is moving up toward her breast. He is a perv and these are little little girls. Where is their champion? You older "girls"... grow up and you should´ve slapped or kicked if the touching unwanted.... Again, am not referring to rape or intimidation, but as #15 said, we ladies have all been "bothered" in our day and we learned to deal with it, not start bawling 40 years later, this is ridiculous...
D.O.M biden is the elephant in the room. He didn´t even try to hide it when he groped any female in sight. He cant keep his hands away from little girls, and seems obsessed with their age. The propagandists usually use the "good ole joe" defense, courtesy of the enabling extremist media.
I have to confess amazement at all the minimizing and excuse-making I see here for ex-President Bush. What is up with that?
The accusers´ stories are consistent in their details. I don´t get the impression that any of these women are enjoying sharing these stories, or that they "want" anything for telling them. Bringing the truth to light, especially a truth that has caused private harm and shame, has its own value.
I also think these stories about good old "Poppy" shed a tremendous amount of light on the Bush family and the way they view the rest of us. We´re not real to them. That´s one reason they hate Trump and his supporters. We´re real people, making our presence felt, and it makes them very uncomfortable.
#25 there is a motive here and I think these women absolutely enjoy telling their ´stories´. It has now become popular to dredge up some alleged sexual assault from your past and wave it in front of the TV cameras. The media are having more fun with it then anybody.
So our standard for judging Bush is Clinton? And it´s not about belief. Bush´s spokespeople have already conceded that he´s been doing this for years. Their excuse was he´s a harmless old guy in a wheelchair playing a dumb joke. Two women have now accused Bush grab-assing them when he was not in a wheelchair. Even the spokesworm in the article isn´t denying the woman´s claim.
And people who´ve been caught dishonestly manipulating multiple aliases on this site for decades should be far more circumspect about making rude remarks about other posters.
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