Former President Bill Clinton

Former President Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton, who once turned back an accusation of sexual misbehavior by stating, “It depends upon what the meaning of the word ‘is’ is,” and over the years has been protected, defended, justified and excused by left-leaning journalists, suddenly finds himself in a bull’s-eye.

The allegations of sexual misbehavior over many years include an allegation of outright rape by Juanita Broaddrick.

Now, a writer for the Democrat-endorsing New York Times has stated, “I believe Juanita.”

Chris Hays at the left-leaning MSNBC said, “Democrats and the center left are overdue for a real reckoning with the allegations against him.”

Jake Tapper of CNN, lampooned by critics as the “Clinton News Network” for its political leanings, pointed out how “poorly” the media treated the women who accused Bill Clinton.

Fox News’ Sean Hannity explained Wednesday how Bill and Hillary Clinton repeatedly lied about the accusations and “set up a war room” to smear and discredit the accusers.

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He quoted Hillary saying of an accuser in a hypothetical courtroom: “I would crucify her.”

Politico cast it as an “awakening,” with its headline “How Roy Moore’s Misdeeds Are Forcing an Awakening on the Left.”

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“Years of excusing Bill Clinton’s sexual misconduct suddenly seems morally indefensible,” wrote Jeff Greenfield.

He continued: “David Remnick, editor of the New Yorker, where coastal elitism is a badge of honor, acknowledged the elephant in the room this way: ‘That so many women have summoned the courage to make public their allegations against Weinstein, Bill Cosby, Roger Ailes, and Bill O’Reilly – or that many have come to reconsider some of the claims made against Bill Clinton – represents a cultural passage.'”

And he noted Caitlin Flanagan’s assessment of Bill Clinton in the Atlantic: “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.”

S.E. Cupp at the Chicago Sun Times explained she’s been inspired by the women who of late have come out with their stories of harassment.

But she’s unhappy that people are “utterly disbelieving” of the allegations against Alabama Senate candidate Judge Roy Moore, who’s been accused by eight women of sexual misconduct, including two who claim they were sexually assaulted.

“The left still has a long overdue unpaid bill to pay. Bill Clinton, that is,” she said.

“That it has taken liberals almost 30 years to begin to question whether Clinton’s behavior in the 1990s warrants additional scrutiny is both disturbing and unsurprising,” Cupp wrote.

It was Michelle Goldberg in the New York Times who wrote, “I Believe Juanita.”

Fox News pointed out that not only was the left now upbraiding Clinton for his behavior, it was throwing Joe Biden in the mix.

“The former veep is taking some heat in liberal publications over past claims of inappropriate touching. The allegations against Clinton are far more serious and longstanding – but while Clinton family allies brushed them off during the heated 2016 presidential race, liberal writers and commentators suddenly have gained an appetite for revisiting them,” Fox reported.

Broaddrick, who has long accused Bill Clinton of rape and spoke out during the 2016 campaign, returned to the spotlight again this week when comedian Chelsea Handler tweeted about the allegations facing Moore, Fox News reported.

Handler tweeted: “Imagine being molested by an older man. Then that man denies ever doing it and then goes on and gets elected to United States senate. What kind of message does that sent to young girls everywhere? And men to all the men who abuse women?”

Broaddrick took no prisoners in her response: “I can imagine. I was raped by the Arkansas AG who then becomes Governor & President and NBC held my interview explaining the rape until after his impeachment hearing. But I’m sure you don’t want to go there.”

Handler backed down.

“You are right and I apologize to you for not knowing your story. Democrats along with Republicans and the rest of the worlds’s political parties all need to do better and respect the firsthand accounts of victims. I believe you.”

Fox continued: “Then there’s Biden. While the former vice president does not face the kind of allegations against Bill Clinton, he’s faced criticism over photos showing him with his hands on women — including an infamous picture of him holding the shoulders of former Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s wife, with his face close to her ear and hair.”

Meanwhile, Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., has claimed that at least two current members of Congress have had to settle sexual harassment complaints.

Commentator Ann Coulter wrote in a 2016 WND column that the media “portray Bill Clinton as a lovable scamp, a good ol’ Southern boy who just liked to have sex in the back of his pickup.’

“In fact, according to numerous independent accounts, he was a sexual abuser and, the overwhelming evidence shows, a violent rapist,” she wrote.

“While we would normally extend our sympathy to his wife, Hillary has forfeited those claims by actively conspiring with him to cover up his sexual assaults and smear the victims, showing absolutely no compunction about destroying women whose stories she knew to be true.”

WND also reported when Hillary Clinton expressed her belief that all rape survivors should be believed – unless the women were accusing her husband.

It was in 2015 when an audience member at a New Hampshire campaign event asked the Democratic Party presidential front-runner whether recent calls to believe sexual assault victims also pertains to Juanita Broaddrick, Kathleen Willey and Paula Jones.

Broaddrick claims former President Bill Clinton raped her April 25, 1978; Willey, a former White House aide, claims Clinton sexually assaulted her Nov. 29, 1993; and Paula Jones dropped a sexual assault lawsuit against Clinton in 1998 after an $850,000 out-of-court settlement was reached.

“You recently came out to say that all rape victims should be believed, but would you say that about Juanita Broaddrick, Kathleen Willey and Paula Jones? Should we believe them as well?” the audience member asked, the Washington Free Beacon reported.

“Well, I would say that everybody should be believed at first until they are disbelieved based on evidence,” Clinton responded.

The attention to accusations leveled against Bill Clinton stems from a tweet by the candidate that said, “Every survivor of sexual assault deserves to be heard, believed, and supported.”

Last summer, a reporter attending a book signing in New York for Chelsea Clinton was snubbed when she asked the former first daughter for a signature on her copy of “She Persisted” for her friend, Juanita Broaddrick.

The Canadian news site published the video:

The video explains Clinton has said, “I wrote this book for everyone who’s ever wanted to speak up but has been told to quiet down, for everyone who’s ever been made to feel less than.”

The reporter, Laura Loomer, asked: “Because this book’s for everyone, including women who have wanted to speak up but have been told to quiet down, can you sign it for a my friend Juanita Broaddrick because she’s been silenced by your parents, especially Bill Clinton, who’s a rapist. Can you sign it for her?”

Chelsea Clinton’s response was a terse, “Thank you for coming today.”

Broaddrick appeared in an ad for the 2016 presidential campaign in which she said: “He starts to bite on my top lip and I try to pull away from him.”

The ad:

During the campaign, Donald Trump called Bill Clinton a “philandering husband,” publicly charging on the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity” that the former president committed “rape.”

On the same day, Broaddrick told WND in an exclusive sit-down interview in her Arkansas home the alleged 1978 sexual assault had deeply and permanently scarred her life.

Broaddrick also noted that she had recently received a phone call from NBC’s Andrea Mitchell, who was seeking an update on her rape claim.

“Lisa Myers actually warned me about Andrea,” Broaddrick told WND after Mitchell called her claim “discredited.”

Other networks later followed Mitchell’s lead, with ABC’s Tom Llamas calling Broaddrick’s statements “discredited” and Nancy Cordes on CBS saying: “They were referring to a trio of women who say Bill Clinton made unwanted sexual advances in ’80s and ’90s. Mr. Clinton denies it. Two of the cases were plagued by factual discrepancies.”

But in 1999, NBC’s Myers, a respected senior investigative correspondent, was so convinced of Broaddrick’s credibility that she interviewed her for the network’s prime-time show.

Indeed, Mitchell’s “discredited” claim clashes directly with Myers, who as recently as 2014 stated, “Nothing has come up since that story was reported that in any way undercuts what Juanita Broaddrick said.”

Broaddrick said of Mitchell’s comment: “Nothing has changed from the detailed investigation NBC did into my story in 1999 before airing my Dateline interview with Lisa Myers.”

Broaddrick was speaking to Los Angeles attorney Candice Jackson, who conducted the in-person interview with Broaddrick for WND. Jackson previously authored the acclaimed book “Their Lives: The Women Targeted by the Clinton Machine.”

“And if NBC now thinks my experience has been ‘discredited,'” Broaddrick continued, “why would Andrea Mitchell call me to ask me for any new information about my encounter with Hillary after the assault? And why wouldn’t Andrea Mitchell have written her own news story explaining exactly how I’ve been discredited? Lisa Myers actually warned me about Andrea. Andrea is obviously mad at me for exposing her rudeness and bias when she called me this year. I think being a lapdog for Hillary Clinton discredits Andrea Mitchell and NBC as journalists!”

Juanita Broaddrick (Photo: Facebook)

Juanita Broaddrick (Photo: Facebook)

Here’s how Jackson reported Broaddrick’s comments about her call with Andrea Mitchell in her interview story:

Juanita created a social media firestorm earlier this year by tweeting that she had been “dreading seeing my abuser on TV campaign trail for enabler wife … but his physical appearance reflects ghosts of past are catching up.” One of the many media figures who called her after this tweet was Andrea Mitchell of NBC. Because she’d had a positive experience with Lisa Myers with NBC back in 1999, Andrea Mitchell was one of the few calls Juanita returned in the aftermath of her trending tweets. Andrea Mitchell asked her just one question, listened to her answer, and told Juanita condescendingly, “We’re not going to air anything with you because you have nothing new to add.” Juanita felt bewildered by Andrea Mitchell’s dismissive attitude.

Mitchell’s disparagement of Broaddrick’s accusation came in a report of Trump’s “rape” reference.

“Donald Trump used that word unprompted during an interview last night with Fox News’ Sean Hannity, bringing up a discredited and long denied accusation against former President Bill Clinton dating back to 1978 when he was Arkansas attorney general.”

See Mitchell’s comment:

As the Washington Free Beacon pointed out, Mitchell “is correct to say this allegation is ‘long denied,’ but on what basis is she calling it discredited?”

“On the contrary, Broaddrick’s allegation is arguably the most consistent and believable accusation of sexual assault made against Bill Clinton (though not, of course, the only one). For a little perspective here, note that even progressive site Vox says the allegation, ‘has not been definitively refuted.’ Vox also notes that reporter Michael Isikoff’s book contains a reference to a concession by Clinton’s lawyers that he may have had ‘consensual sex’ with Broaddrick.”

Here is NBC’s original 1999 “Dateline” segment featuring Lisa Myers interviewing Juanita Broaddrick about her alleged rape by Bill Clinton:

Watch Broaddrick’s interview with Sean Hannity about her moment with Hillary Clinton:

The truth is even worse than what you thought. “Hillary: The Other Woman,” the explosive new book exposing the horrible history of Bill and Hillary Clinton. Available now at the WND Superstore.


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