Skip to comments.Winston Churchill's Affair
Posted on 05/14/2020 5:48:29 AM PDT by Kaslin
At this moment of having commemorated the 75th anniversary of the official end of World War II in Europe on May 8, 1945, and when countries are engaging in the fight against the pandemic COVID-19, the world remembers the struggle against the earlier terrifying enemy, Nazi Germany, and the rhetoric and actions of Western political leaders in fighting that enemy. Brilliant oratory and eloquence reached their height in the speech made by Prime Minister Winston Churchill in the House of Commons on June 4, 1940, after the "victory of Dunkirk," when 338,000 British troops were rescued from France, that informed the parliamentarians, of existing problems but prepared the country for eventual success. It has been rightly said that Churchill took the English language and sent it into battle. This was never more true than in his eloquent passage in the speech, "We shall fight on the beaches ... we shall never surrender."
Churchill was a leader almost everyone has come to admire. He will never be forgotten, but he has returned to the spotlight by publication in a new documentary of a part of his personal history unknown to the world, though rumors have persisted about it. It is the alleged story of a sexual affair that lasted for four years years when he was in the political wilderness, despite his long and seemingly happy marriage to Clementine Hozier, whose paternity is a subject of dispute, from 1908 for 56 years until his death.
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Ah yes....let’s DESTROY ANOTHER HERO with INNUENDO and RUMORS!
Aw, c’mon guys. He always joked about it:
“We have established what sort of person you are, madam. We are now haggling over the price!”
Why would a prestigious opinion journal like The American Thinker be publishing this BS? This belongs in something like the National Enquirer or the Globe.
Cool story. German intelligence had an extensive dossier on Churchill. If this really happened it is quite fortuitous that the Germans missed it. They always understood that Churchill was Britain’s most tenacious leader and he understood Nazi intentions and their inherent evil from the beginning. He despised Hitler when respectable Westerners were admiring him. Sure the Germans would have released this information to destroy Churchill’s political career if they knew. Seems quaint today but adultery in the 1930’s would not have been well received by the British public.
They can attack my heroes all they want; nonetheless, a crap shall not be given. The new attitude will be what Ive adopted concerning Trump: I cant spare that man; he fights!
The disastrous land operation at Gallipoli was not Churchill's idea or strategy. He simply wanted British ships to sail through the Dardanelles strait.
As pointed out in the article, adultery among the upper classes in England in the 1930s, was fairly common, if frowned upon.
So, Churchill was not perfect.
The last guy that was purported to be perfect was nailed to a cross.
The National Enquirer comes to Free Republic.
Time to dredge up the wartime Eisenhower affair rumors, again.
That is an erroneous article. The Doris Castlerosse ‘affair’ has been pretty effectively debunked by Andrew Roberts, among others.
Churchill’s reputation is strong enough to see off the gnat bites, in any case.
No amount of 70 years late, armchair quarterbacking, can remotely dissolve my love and admiration for all things Churchill. If then it was in some way a requirement that this act be done in order for Churchill to accomplish his duties and mission then so be it. It is in no way diminishing of the great man’s intellect , foresight , abilities, or accomplishments. So in our common vernacular of the reduced linguistic and oratorical capabilities of today , I would say, “ WHAT EVAH’ .
I especially liked the little dig at the President: “While Donald Trump is not a renowned student of history”...
Even TAT can’t help themselves.
I just completed the Roberts’ biography of Churchill. He had access to documents that were previously not available to researchers. Roberts debunks addresses and debunks this rumor.
Perhaps this is an attempt to say - “If a great leader like Churchill had an affair, then Sleepy Joe attempting to finger bang an intern isn’t so bad.”
I'm still waiting for SNL's savage takedowns of Obama!
“Find out what he drinks and send ALL my generals a case!”