Skip to comments.Bill Clinton on Lewinsky Affair: "I Cracked" (Algore: impeached serial *Perjurer was a drag)
Posted on 09/22/2009 7:18:23 PM PDT by Libloather
Bill Clinton on Lewinsky Affair: "I Cracked"
Posted by Brian Montopoli
September 21, 2009 3:14 PM
(CBS)During a series of secret interviews in the White House with author and historian Taylor Branch, then-President Bill Clinton said his affair with Monika Lewinsky began because he "cracked" as a result of personal and political pressure.
"I cracked; I just cracked," Clinton said, according to Branch, USA Today reports. The former president reportedly blamed the death of his mother, combined with the Democrats' losses in the 1994 midterm elections and the Whitewater investigation, for putting him in a state of mind that left him open to the affair.
Branch has written a book based on the 79 interviews, the tapes of which he said Clinton kept in a sock drawer to keep them secret. Though the historian doesn't have access to those tapes, he would recap the interviews himself, on a fresh tape, following each visit he made to the White House.
The USA Today story includes two other interesting revelations from Branch's book. One involves Clinton's recounting of an argument with his vice president, Al Gore, shortly after Gore was not elected president in 2000. Clinton said he had felt he wasn't used enough in the campaign, and told Gore he could have brought Gore victory had he been sent to campaign in New Hampshire or Arkansas.
Gore responded that Clinton had been a "drag" on the ticket because of the affair, according to Branch's recollection of Mr. Clinton's comments. The pair then "exploded" at each other, blaming the other for the loss.
Perhaps the most startling story in the article, however, involves then-Russian president Boris Yeltsin. Clinton told Branch that Yeltsin had been staying at the Blair House, the White House guest residence, in 1995 when the Secret Service found Yeltsin standing alone on Pennsylvania Avenue, wearing only his underwear, trying to get a cab.
Yeltsin, slurring his words, told the Secret Service he wanted a pizza. The next night, Clinton reportedly told Branch, Yeltsin took back stairs to the basement of the Blair House, where a guard assumed he was an inebriated intruder. U.S. and Russian security forces soon arrived to assure the guard that the man in question was in fact the Russian president.
Branch said Mr. Clinton is "nervous" about his decision to write the book. The two men were roommates in Austin, Texas in the early 1970s, when they were running George McGovern's presidential campaign in Texas. Branch said the two men had been talking about the book but that he did not make the changes the former president requested.
Don't forget - the impeached *Idiot dropped trou while deploying troops to Bosnia.
A hangnail would leave him open to having an affair.
I’m surprised he didn’t blame Bush.
Apparently. He could’ve done much better. What is it with leftists that they have no taste in women?
what about the zillion affairs before, during, and after?
Did the slime also crack a few years earlier when he raped Juanita? It’s amazing what the media lets this pervert get away with!!!!!!
Wasn't that on Saturday Night Live?
"Clinton exploited and intern for sex, arranged a cover-up, lied under oath, and obstructed justice."
Plain and simple.
Bill Clinton is a liar. It would take Barack Obama several lifetimes to catch this POS in lies.
“She had that cute thong and she wanted me... Ah could tell... And she brought that pizza... Ah trahd to resist her but then Ah thought of how my old slutty Mama was dead and it made me so sad Ah knew Ah just HAD to have her. And you know, it’s lahk eatin’ potato chips? How you do it once and you just want more? So Ah just had to have her again and again and of course all the phone sex... Mah poor Mama was always usin’ the phone... It brought back so many sad memories... So you see it wasn’t mah fault. Ah was grievin’ in mah own way...”
I almost feel sorry for him, imagine sharing a bed with Hilary!
No, I thought it was Monica who bent over and cracked a smile.
LOL your tagline (after comment).
Sorry about the double posting - evidently even my COMPUTER wanted to stick it to him too.
I thought that pizza was available 24/7 in the Clinton White House.
‘Bubba’ came on to my BIL’s NIECE when she was in HIGH SCHOOL! He made a sexual remark when he was presenting an award to her after she commented (in her nervousness) how ‘he was much taller in person’. He’s DISGUSTING. She AND her mother told me this a few years ago.
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