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Bill Clinton 'immature' about sex
UPI ^ | Aug. 20

Posted on 08/20/2010 1:09:46 PM PDT by presidio9

A new book says President Clinton was one of the smartest men to ever occupy the White House but had an immature attitude when it came to sex.

The book quotes NPR reporter Nina Totenberg, who covered the Clinton administration's most inglorious moment when Republicans got Clinton impeached for lying about having sex with Monica Lewinsky, the New York Daily News reported Friday.

Clinton had the "mentality of an 18-year-old" when it came to sex, Totenberg is quoted as saying.

That assessment appears in "A Complicated Man: The Life of Bill Clinton as Told by Those Who Know Him" by Michael Takiff.

Totenberg says she believes it was Clinton's inability to face his wife Hillary Clinton that led him to make the fateful lie.

Clinton aides like Paul Begala said they believed the president when he went on television and denied having sex with Lewinsky.

When the truth was revealed, Republicans were frustrated by the lack of public outrage, Takiff writes.

They thought the Clintons were "wizards who had somehow enchanted America out of its moral moorings," Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., said.

To this day, Republicans say, Clinton's behavior rankles.

"I never could bring myself to believe that in the case of Bill Clinton I was dealing with a serious adult," said former Texas Rep. Dick Armey.


TOPICS: Extended News; Politics/Elections
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1 posted on 08/20/2010 1:09:47 PM PDT by presidio9
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To: presidio9

ya I heard he is going blind


2 posted on 08/20/2010 1:10:14 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: presidio9

YA THINK?!


3 posted on 08/20/2010 1:12:35 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows ("I can't possibly get into trouble letting my monkey carry grenades." --Gen. Karl Tagon)
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To: presidio9

“A new book says President Clinton was one of the smartest men to ever occupy the White House”

Pffft! He’s not too frickin’ smart! He doesn’t even know how to properly use a cigar.


4 posted on 08/20/2010 1:12:48 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper (Fix bayonets!)
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To: presidio9

He is a smart guy who got far because his opponents constantly underestimated him.


5 posted on 08/20/2010 1:14:17 PM PDT by Borges
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To: presidio9
Totenberg says she believes it was Clinton's inability to face his wife Hillary Clinton that led him to make the fateful lie.

Please -- she could not have cared less.

Clinton aides like Paul Begala said they believed the president when he went on television and denied having sex with Lewinsky.

So all of us knew it was a lie yet the people who were closest to him, the ones who worked and worshipped him day in and day out, none of them recognized the same ol' pattern? Please again.

6 posted on 08/20/2010 1:18:33 PM PDT by MozarkDawg
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To: presidio9

Why was everyone so mum when the impeachment was in progress? All of the sudden, they want to speak up?

For some reason, everyone who felt Billy Boy’s behavior was objectionable, was made to feel like some kind of a criminal. NOW, the very people who were closest to the whole farce, want to get on record.


7 posted on 08/20/2010 1:18:39 PM PDT by SMARTY ("What luck for rulers that men do not think." Adolph Hitler)
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To: presidio9

Nina Totenberg. Wasn’t she th b!tch that covered the Thomas hearings? She’s a total buttwart.


8 posted on 08/20/2010 1:22:58 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: presidio9

Nina Totenberg — wasn’t that the media crone who said she would gladly perform a Lewinsky on Slick Willie, just to thank him for keeping abortion legal?


9 posted on 08/20/2010 1:25:14 PM PDT by backwoods-engineer (There is no "common good" which minimizes or sacrifices the individual. --Walter Scott Hudson)
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To: Borges
He is a smart guy who got far because his opponents constantly underestimated him.

Well, since his greatest accomplishments were getting a Republican congress and shutting up the feminists, you kind of have to wonder who is opponents really were.

10 posted on 08/20/2010 1:27:07 PM PDT by Tribune7 (The Democrat Party is not a political organization but a religious cult.)
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To: presidio9

WE HAVE lost our Moral Moorings!!! That’s why we have Obama now also!!


11 posted on 08/20/2010 1:27:36 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: backwoods-engineer

That was Nina Burlock or something like that.


12 posted on 08/20/2010 1:28:45 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: presidio9
How do they define smart?

Anytime a democRAT is mentioned, they have to say how "smart" they are. Typical BS.

13 posted on 08/20/2010 1:29:44 PM PDT by lormand (A Government who robs Peter to pay Paul, will always have the support of Paul)
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To: backwoods-engineer
Toten-toad is the ugly, lefty beast who brought Anita Hill's false allegations to the Senate Judiciary Committee. She was involved up to her hairy armpits in the “high-tech lynching” of Clarence Thomas.
14 posted on 08/20/2010 1:30:48 PM PDT by twister881
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To: Borges

“He is a smart guy who got far because his opponents constantly underestimated him.”

More we underestimated the support of the presstitutes, who gave Clinton shameless cover.

The press left the Clintons for Obama in 2009, and the Clintons were toasted


15 posted on 08/20/2010 1:31:42 PM PDT by Smedley (It's a sad day for American capitalism when a man can't fly a midget on a kite over Central Park)
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To: twister881

And BTW, serial rapes and sexual assaults are not an “immature attitude toward sex.” They are felonies.


16 posted on 08/20/2010 1:32:16 PM PDT by twister881
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To: Borges

Or the slimy Democrats who supported him.

He realized that they would do anything including offering their daughters to him to “service him” if it meant that they would maintain their power.


17 posted on 08/20/2010 1:32:48 PM PDT by dhs12345
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To: presidio9

enchanted America out of its moral moorings,” Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., said.

Yeah, I’m listening to BF about moral moorings...pleh.

Colonel, USAFR


18 posted on 08/20/2010 1:35:11 PM PDT by jagusafr ("We hold these truths to be self-evident...")
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To: twister881
And Sexual Harassment is a crime to. At least the Dems considered serious during the Clarence Thomas hearings.
19 posted on 08/20/2010 1:37:05 PM PDT by dhs12345
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To: twister881
Not to mention the malignant Marxist is a serial plagiarist:

"[Totenberg] was fired from [the National Observer] for plagiarism in 1972 regarding a profile she wrote of then-soon-to-be Speaker Tip O'Neill which included, without attribution, quotes from members of Congress that had previously appeared in The Washington Post.

"Totenberg was accused of using material without proper attribution by several staffers at the Legal Times, who claim she did so when one of her stories on [Douglas] Ginsburg 'bore an alarming resemblance to what I [Aaron Freiwald] had just given her.'"

20 posted on 08/20/2010 1:40:43 PM PDT by twister881
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To: dalebert

Clinton was impeached on December 19, 1998, by the House of Representatives on grounds of perjury to a grand jury (by a 228-206 vote) and obstruction of justice (by a 221-212 vote


21 posted on 08/20/2010 1:41:43 PM PDT by navysealdad (http://drdavehouseoffun.com/)
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To: presidio9

It only took the press 15 years to notice.


22 posted on 08/20/2010 1:48:11 PM PDT by TigersEye (Greenhouse Theory is false. Totally debunked. "GH gases" is a non-sequitur.)
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To: twister881
And BTW, serial rapes and sexual assaults are not an “immature attitude toward sex.” They are felonies.

NO MORE CALLS, PLEASE! We have the winner.

23 posted on 08/20/2010 1:48:54 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: presidio9

Left wingers have their Buzz words; i.e. “complicated,” “brightest,” “intelligent.” They confuse glibness for intelligence and a chaotic inner life for a complicated personality.


24 posted on 08/20/2010 1:52:27 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: presidio9

And he had the mentality of a five-year-old when it came to accepting blame.


25 posted on 08/20/2010 1:55:22 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Washington, we Texans want a divorce!)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Totenberg is also the ‘reporter’ who said she hoped Jesse Helms would catch AIDS from one of his grandchildren and die. A real class act, that one.


26 posted on 08/20/2010 1:56:29 PM PDT by Old North State (Don't blame me, I voted for Pedro)
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To: presidio9

Well, there’s a shocker.

(That’s what she said.)


27 posted on 08/20/2010 2:03:25 PM PDT by RichInOC (An erect Bill Clinton has no conscience.)
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To: presidio9

Isn’t it amazing how brilliant all the dem presidents are and how dumb all the Republican presidents are? /s


28 posted on 08/20/2010 2:05:24 PM PDT by skyman
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To: RichInOC

My definition of the term “shocker,” involves a slightly different destination for the cigar. And the President probably wouldn’t have much interest in smoking the cigar afterwards.


29 posted on 08/20/2010 2:09:06 PM PDT by presidio9 (Islam is as Islam does)
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To: RichInOC

My definition of the term “shocker,” involves a slightly different destination for the cigar. And the President probably wouldn’t have much interest in smoking the cigar afterwards.


30 posted on 08/20/2010 2:09:10 PM PDT by presidio9 (Islam is as Islam does)
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To: presidio9

He’s so smart he got caught hittin’ a girl that was his daughter’s age; he’s so smart he married the Hildebeest.

So smart, how?


31 posted on 08/20/2010 2:10:33 PM PDT by 4buttons
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To: presidio9
Come now!

Sex with a subordinate, in the office, during working hours- is his PRIVATE LIFE!

Don't try this at home. Results may vary -depending upon political persuasion.

32 posted on 08/20/2010 2:12:52 PM PDT by allmendream (Income is EARNED not distributed. So how could it be re-distributed?)
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To: presidio9

“shrewdest” maybe. I don’t know about “smartest”.


33 posted on 08/20/2010 2:13:01 PM PDT by Tanniker Smith (If you call a tail a leg, how many legs has a dog?Five?No, calling a tail a leg don't make it a leg.)
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To: presidio9

If I recall correctly, Totenberg was among those who drooled over Bill Clinton while he was in the White House. I vaguely remember her writing something about how she enjoyed the way his gaze lingered on her legs...or something along that line. She also befriended Anita Hill and her report of Hill’s allegations against Clarence Thomas pushed the Senate Judiciary Committee to re-open Thomas’ hearings and include Hill’s allegations.


34 posted on 08/20/2010 2:19:40 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: presidio9

“Republicans got Clinton impeached for lying about having sex with Monica Lewinsky”?
This is a horse manure statement.
Clinton got impeached for lying in a deposition in regards to this matter.
Just like Nixon, he got screwed in covering up.


35 posted on 08/20/2010 2:24:21 PM PDT by Joe Boucher
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To: TigersEye
It only took the press 15 years to notice.
They're a little slow, but they eventually come around.
36 posted on 08/20/2010 2:28:05 PM PDT by ph12321 (We must, indeed, all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: ph12321

Yes, eventually. Is there a betting pool on when the press notices that Bubba gave China some of our best ICBM technology? Will it be before or after China nukes multiple U.S. cities with it?


37 posted on 08/20/2010 2:32:19 PM PDT by TigersEye (Greenhouse Theory is false. Totally debunked. "GH gases" is a non-sequitur.)
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To: presidio9

He’s also a sociopath, but let’s not quibble.


38 posted on 08/20/2010 2:34:47 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: twister881; Ann Archy; presidio9

‘xcuse me, but rape is a violent crime. More revisionism from the corrupt Left. Tell all this horrid drivel to Juanita Broaddrick.

What’s happening to this country?

Remember when Al Gore told the woman at the town hall meeting that Juanita’s violent assault was simply a “mistake” by his friend Bill?

That was the beginning of the end of civilized institutions and political decency right there.

I don’t even want to write any more. What’s the point?

The media has ignored and then elevated these barbarians, the Clintons to new heights.

They SHOULD both have done the perp-walk AND BE IN JAIL at this point. Nauseating


39 posted on 08/20/2010 3:03:45 PM PDT by 4Liberty ( How do you spell "moral hazard"?: $ 19, 0 0 0, 0 0 0, 0 0 0, 0 0 0.)
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To: dalebert

Black Syph will do that (cause blindness & other complications).

Seriously, does the author of this book think he can rehab the image of this apparently violent sexual predator “just in time” to get his Wife elected to the Presidency in 2012?

If a Republican ex-president had attacked Juanita Broaddrick he would not be glad-handing for candidates in 2010 and priming his wife for the WH.

The Media would have - justifiably - ‘piled on’ with condemnation and BURIED his political career long ago.


40 posted on 08/20/2010 3:11:34 PM PDT by 4Liberty ( How do you spell "moral hazard"?: $ 19, 0 0 0, 0 0 0, 0 0 0, 0 0 0.)
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To: Joe Boucher

bttt


41 posted on 08/20/2010 3:11:40 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: trisham

42 posted on 08/20/2010 3:14:07 PM PDT by 4Liberty ( How do you spell "moral hazard"?: $ 19, 0 0 0, 0 0 0, 0 0 0, 0 0 0.)
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To: 4Liberty

The media still covers for him.


43 posted on 08/20/2010 3:17:46 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: Yaelle

44 posted on 08/20/2010 3:19:07 PM PDT by 4Liberty ( How do you spell "moral hazard"?: $ 19, 0 0 0, 0 0 0, 0 0 0, 0 0 0.)
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To: dalebert

‘Rat operatives.


45 posted on 08/20/2010 3:20:01 PM PDT by 4Liberty ( How do you spell "moral hazard"?: $ 19, 0 0 0, 0 0 0, 0 0 0, 0 0 0.)
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To: backwoods-engineer
You're thinking of Nina Burleigh.

Sad to say, yet another lib alumna of my old High School.

46 posted on 08/20/2010 3:39:52 PM PDT by Erasmus (Personal goal: Have a bigger carbon footprint than Tony Robbins.)
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To: presidio9
Clinton had the "mentality of an 18-year-old" when it came to sex, Totenberg is quoted as saying.

Correction:

Clinton had the "mentality of a rapist" when it came to sex...

47 posted on 08/20/2010 3:55:24 PM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: Ann Archy
WE HAVE lost our Moral Moorings!!!

Whats this we crap ? speak for yourself.

48 posted on 08/20/2010 4:26:55 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom REMEMBER FREE REPUBLIC IN YOUR WILL. I DID)
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To: al baby

What you just said bespeaks my post. Thanks.


49 posted on 08/20/2010 4:29:18 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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