Skip to comments.With #MeToo, Monica Lewinsky now sees Bill Clinton’s ‘gross abuse of power’
Posted on 02/27/2018 4:58:49 AM PST by simpson96
For nearly 20 years, Monica Lewinsky said she accepted the idea that she was an equal, willing partner in her Oval Office affair with President Bill Clinton and that any abuse came in the political storm that followed when she was made a scapegoat to protect him and his presidency.
But she says that her perspective has changed in recent months, as she writes in a new essay in Vanity Fair. Thats because of the #MeToo movement, which she and others point out has exposed the sometimes complicated ways in which powerful men are able to sexually prey on those less powerful, and rely on their positions to protect them and to silence their victims.
Now, at 44, Im beginning (just beginning) to consider the implications of the power differentials that were so vast between a president and a White House intern, Lewinsky writes in her essay published online Sunday. Im beginning to entertain the notion that in such a circumstance the idea of consent might well be rendered moot. She added that power imbalances and the ability to abuse them do exist even when the sex has been consensual.
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Hillary played the song “Stand by Your Man” and let it happen.
The abuse could have been prevented. She was selfish lusting for power.
OMG.......slow learner doesnt even cover it.
It took her all these years to learn she had been duped by a master con artist and flagrant womanizer.
Any savvy women accosted by Bill Clinton-—biting his lower lip-——would know immediately what this guy was all about.
Several paragraphs in she still ignores that Hillary Clinton and ABC News anchor George Stephanapolous (then a Clinton staffer) ran damage control for the “bimbo eruptions” (their own term, not mine) and attacked those raising the issue as “nuts and sluts”.
G’wan and stand with the feminazis of NOW who DEFENDED Bill Clinton’s sexual harassment (”they all do it”; “the first grope is free”; “I’d gladly give Bill a Lewinsky for his stance protecting abortion!’).
If you aren’t willing to stand AGAINST those on the Left who use this “issue” for other reasons than seeing women (and boys and men) protected from sexual harassment and rape culture, then your words are for naught (and actually serve to further those corrupt practices).
This year well celebrate a very special birthday. Monica Lewinsky turns 45 Can you believe it ? It seems like only yesterday she was crawling around the White House on her hands and knees, putting everything in her mouth
That joke never gets old!
This is such twisted crap.
If she did not feel she had to exercise her second amendment rights to refuse his demands, then she accepted them and even worshiped a shared privilege to be the girl in the Oval Office.
As for powers, they are a relative thing.
Amazing, isn’t it? Glad a woman is thinking like a questioning man. Too many write love letters to serial killers, in unquestioning submissive admiration. It is surreal.
I guess she must have been asleep in her Feminist Studies class.
Oral sex? My foot!
How much was she paid to lie?
Women involved with criminals behind bars need psychiatric care.
More like the gross abuse of a certain cigar.
Awwwww, finally she understands that an adult woman is sort of like a child and isn’t competent to make decisions like this without a man being ultimately responsible.
Feminism sure can be funny sometimes.
The question is if she accepted payment as reparation for a violated right or for gaining and sharing a power privilege?
She wiped it down pretty good with sanitary wipes just to be safe.
My daughter then went on to get her law degree there. Passed the unified bar exam on first try. Very good school.
That term “womanizer” always makes me laugh. Why, the female just gets dazzled by his hypnosis, and helplessly has no ability to make choices in the presence of dreaded “womanizer”. She trudges forward like a zombie, shedding her clothes, licking her lips in induced lust.
The word absolves women of all responsibility.
I could successfully argue that women can IndyCar that state in men much easier than the reverse. And everybody knows it.
I am going to take a lot of heat for this, but about 50% of females attending exclusive private colleges are really there to shop for their future meal ticket spouse. They have very little interest in pursuing a real job. Monica was one of those. She just shopped up.
Regret is not abuse.
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