Remember When Feminists Attacked Women To Protect THIS Guy?

  • 2017-11-14
  • Source: Hot Air
  • by: Ed Morrissey
Remember When Feminists Attacked Women To Protect THIS Guy?
Wonder why we didn’t have this “I believe the women” moment 25 years ago? You’re not alone. After a generation-long bout with amnesia, some media outlets have finally begun reckoning with Bill Clinton and the women casually dismissed by those who supposedly championed their interests — feminists. The Atlantic’s Caitlyn Flanagan writes that women began to come forward in the late 1980s and early 1990s to expose sexual harassment and worse in the workplace, and momentum had built up for a cultural paradigm shift.

SEE ALSO: REPORT - Weinstein Helped Bill Clinton Avoid Similar Fate Decades Ago

“But then Bubba came along and blew up the tracks,” Flanagan writes — and he had help in the demolition:
​Yet let us not forget the sex crimes of which the younger, stronger Bill Clinton was very credibly accused in the 1990s. Juanita Broaddrick reported that when she was a volunteer on one of his gubernatorial campaigns, she had arranged to meet him in a hotel coffee shop. At the last minute, he had changed the location to her room in the hotel, where she says he very violently raped her. She said she fought against Clinton throughout a rape that left her bloodied. At a different Arkansas hotel, he caught sight of a minor state employee named Paula Jones, and, Jones says, he sent a couple of state troopers to invite her to his suite, where he exposed his penis to her and told her to kiss it. Kathleen Willey said that she met him in the Oval Office for personal and professional advice and that he groped her, rubbed his erect penis on her, and pushed her hand to his crotch.

It was a pattern of behavior; it included an alleged violent assault; the women involved had far more credible evidence than many of the most notorious accusations that have come to light in the past five weeks. But Clinton was not left to the swift and pitiless justice that today’s accused men have experienced. Rather, he was rescued by a surprising force: machine feminism. The movement had by then ossified into a partisan operation and it was willing—eager—to let this friend of the sisterhood enjoy a little droit de seigneur.
 Source: Hot Air
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