In this period of sexual harassment reveals, it is OK to talk about any man charged, except former President Bill Clinton. That is the opinion of Ruth Marcus from the Washington Post. You may not be aware that Old Bill still needs defending.
Mr. Clinton has been the glaring example of a political and journalistic double standard when it comes to sexual predators. We can go back 38 years into the past of Judge Roy Moore, but President Clinton is off limits. Do you see what is going on here? Only conservatives can be criticized and accused.
As Written By Eddie Scarry for the Washington Examiner:
Ruth Marcus, columnist and deputy editorial page editor at the Washington Post, said former president Bill Clinton’s critics who still talk about his alleged inappropriate behavior with women should “give it a rest.”
In an op-ed published Tuesday, Marcus said Republicans who backed President Trump need to answer for why they didn’t believe the women who accused him of sexual misconduct, when some GOP leaders have come out in support of the women accusing of U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore, R-Ala., of similar behavior.
“Of course the most credible explanation is both obvious and unspeakable in public,” Marcus wrote. “Republicans can afford to throw Moore under the bus, as difficult as it would be to narrow their already-thin Senate majority. They could not risk losing the presidency, even if it meant electing Trump.”
Many Republicans, however, have accused Trump’s political opponents of hypocrisy, and point to the Clinton years, when several women accused him of harassment, only to have their credibility undermined by Clinton’s supporters.
But Marcus said it is time to move on from that argument.
“Yes, there are serious questions about Bill Clinton’s behavior with women,” she said. “I …….
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