Skip to comments.Liberal Apologists Must Keep Clinton Files Zipped
Posted on 02/25/2014 2:11:49 PM PST by SeekAndFind
Its getting harder every day to be a liberal.
Having to defend Obamacare is enough to exhaust the hardiest soul. And trying to explain Barack Obamas foreign policy would give anybody even a creative globalist like John Kerry a pounding headache.
There dont appear to be any happy outcomes: Libya. Syria. Iran. Iraq. Afghanistan. Punched-in-the-gut Israel. Dennis Rodmans genocidal North Korea. Creeping communism in Venezuela. The Ukrainians sullying the Olympics for Mr. Obamas friend Vladimir Putin.
Even the weather, with much of the Great Lakes freezing over and snowdrifts in Georgia, seems to have it in for liberals, especially the Chicken Littles who gasp in horror when you, your dog or some cows exhale. Run for your lives! Its . carbon dioxide!
As if its not enough to defend Barack Obama and the collapsing case for global warming, liberals still carry the baggage of Bill Clintons sex scandals, even as Miss Hillary prepares for her own presidential run. Damage control to grease Mrs. Clintons skids is well underway.
A case in point is Washington Post Fact Checker Glenn Kesslers recent column giving Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul three Pinocchios (out of four) for describing Bill Clinton as a sexual predator.
Mr. Kessler, who often has the goods on prevaricating politicians in both parties, offers the Merriam-Webster definition of a sexual predator as a person who has committed a sexually violent offense and especially one who is likely to commit more sexual offenses.
Well, that narrow definition leaves out the perverts who call women and breathe heavily into the phone or Tweet their own shocking selfies. It also leaves out Bubba, since, as Mr. Kessler points out, Monica Lewinsky, the intern who is half Bubbas age and with whom Mr. Clinton famously did not have sex, initiated the encounters.
What about those other bimbo eruptions? Mr. Kessler divides the known list into consensual liaisons and those who alleged an unwanted sexual encounter.
Gennifer Flowers leads the first tally, claiming a longtime affair. She almost derailed Mr. Clintons 1992 presidential run, and would probably have done so if the media had not suddenly stopped reporting on her case, saying in effect, thats old news. We need to re-examine Dan Quayles misspelling of the word potato.
Mr. Kessler writes that Clinton denied her claim at the time, but under oath in 1998 he acknowledged a sexual encounter with her. Okay, theres nothing to see here, folks, so lets move on to fellow consensual claimant Dolly Kyle Browning, who claimed an off-and-on, 22-year affair.
Then theres Elizabeth Ward Gracen, a former Miss Arkansas and Miss America who claimed a one-night stand with the married governor. Mr. Kessler notes that Mr. Clinton was in a position of executive authority at the time of the Lewinsky and Gracen episodes, but concludes that it was, well, consensual.
On to the unwanted list, whose most famous name is Paula Jones, the Arkansas state employee who filed a sexual harassment suit alleging that Mr. Clinton exposed himself and propositioned her in a hotel room. In 1998, she settled for $850,000, with no apology or admission of guilt, Mr. Kessler notes.
A far more serious charge was made by nursing home administrator Juanita Broaddrick, who said in 1999 that Mr. Clinton raped her 21 years before. Mr. Clinton flatly denied the claim, no charges were filed, and there were inconsistencies in her story.
Finally, there is the sad tale of former White House volunteer aide Kathleen Willey, who, on the same day her husband died in an apparent suicide, was allegedly groped by Mr. Clinton in his office. Mr. Kessler notes that her story, part of which came out during depositions in the Paula Jones case, changed over time. Miss Willey, by the way, told Fox News Megyn Kelly in an interview that aired last Wednesday (Feb. 19) that Hillary orchestrated smear campaigns against her and other women linked to her husband and that Hillary Clinton is the real war on women.
Mr. Kessler concludes that since no court of law ever found Mr. Clinton guilty of the accusations, and that Sen. Paul reduced an initial claim that dozens of women had come forward to half a dozen, that sexual predator is an overly serious charge to make.
Legally speaking, he might be right, which means Bubba gets off on a technicality. But most Americans would not have a problem labeling a powerful politician who undeniably committed serial adultery with young women as a sexual predator.
Another tough task for liberals is having to defend double standards. Liberals routinely whack men who run afoul of the latest feminist dictates. But they give predatory politicians a pass if they deliver the Lefts agenda on abortion, gun control, pansexual activism, environmentalism and income redistribution.
One thing Id like to ask Mr. Kessler, who still built quite a fire here, leaving it to us to light, is whether he came across any Arkansas state troopers in the course of his research. They might have some arresting insights.
Just curious, who is Bill dating these days?
Damn! i need to slow down when reading I swore the title said liberal apologists must keep Clinton’s fly closed.
Looks like Allison Grimes is his current squeeze.
He was down in Kentucky campaigning for her.
Now if you were talking about revealing more Sarah Palin private emails, the "news" media will dig right in on that!!
In the top 1% of female Democrat politicians.
I just wonder how her husband feels about her hanging with ole BJ.
You mean the ones that aren't dead?
guilty of grouper mouth
she’s just another hustling leech lawyer
He was living with some woman in NY for a couple years, don’t know if they’ve split up or not.
keep Clinton flies zipped?
"Last time I saw a mouth like that, it had a hook in it!"
sounds like W.C. Fields
even on the darkest days
all the freepers cheer me up
thanks to all.
RE: He was living with some woman in NY for a couple years, dont know if theyve split up or not.
Is that woman by any chance named Hillary?
Well, then, Mr. Kessler, why shouldn't we conservatives adopt an established Washington Post technique of referring to the former president as, "the alleged sexual predator, Bill Clinton"?
Files are the only thing Clinton has ever kept zipped.
Is that woman by any chance named Hillary?
Files or FLIES ZIPPED??????
That's the definition of the legal term. In everyday use, the word is often enough used "to describe anybody who obtains sexual contact via less-than-honest means." Simply putting "sexual" and "predator" (one who preys on or ruthlessly exploits others) one comes to something like Paul's use of the phrase.
A lot of this has to do with numbers for Kessler. Paul claimed half a dozen women came forward about Clinton's being sexual predator. He finds only three who came forward with charges that Clinton was sexually violent, so he gives Paul his "Pinocchios."
Was Kessler's conclusion ever in doubt, though? Was he really going to give Rand Paul the benefit of the doubt on anything -- especially where Bill Clinton is involved? Interesting -- though very detailed analysis -- here.
I had the exact same reaction. lol
I saved that. Thanks!
Monica Lewinskys X Boyfriends Wife for President!
Does forcing himself on women, a la Juanita Broaderick or Kathleen Willey count as “dating”?
The Washington Post has tried to refute Jeffrey Zeifman here:
“The lack of evidence makes this theory hard to swallow. Zeifman’s most reliable source — his diary — contains few revelations and seems little more than a chronicle of his suspicions and speculations. The book’s jacket cover, which promises readers “truths even more startling than those brought out in Oliver Stone’s movies ‘Nixon’ and ‘JFK’, “ does not help matters. Perhaps the book’s publicists forgot that “Nixon” and “JFK” were, after all, only Hollywood movies.”
“Zeifman’s book will surely excite conspiracy buffs on the lookout for sinister coverups in high places. But those wary of such unsubstantiated theories (myself included) will find Zeifman’s book an unconvincing, if imaginative, tale of intrigue.”
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I'll bet they did. Commies covering for Commies. It is a known fact that she wanted to deny Nixon an attorney.
“A far more serious charge was made by nursing home administrator Juanita Broaddrick, who said in 1999 that Mr. Clinton raped her 21 years before. Mr. Clinton flatly denied the claim, no charges were filed, and there were inconsistencies in her story. “
Clinton’s lawyer David Kendall’s denial - “Any allegation that the president assaulted Ms. Broaddrick more than 20 years ago is absolutely false”.
The denial has three falsehoods. First, Clinton wasn’t the president at the time. Second, he wasn’t accused of assault, it was rape. Third, she wasn’t Ms. Broaddrick at the time, her maiden name was Hickey.
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