Monica's Conscious Uncoupling From Hillary

Monica's bombshell doesn't slow the Clinton juggernaut.
Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

An essay in Vanity Fair last week taught us more about Monica Lewinsky than we had learned since Ken Starr wrote his sordid x-rated report in 1998.
She has gained some wisdom from her brush with infamy. Her ostensible reason for writing now is to help those who have also been publicly shamed. She is responding to what she sees as an effort by the likes of Senator Rand Paul to drag her back into the political conversation by using her to strangle another Clinton presidency in its crib. Paul has called out the “predatory” Bill Clinton, who, presumably enabled by Hillary, “took advantage of a girl that was 20 years old and an intern in his office.”

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