May 16, 2013 | Vol. 117 -- No. 4

All about Benghazi and Lewinsky

Guest Commentary

On its face, the murder of Americans in Libya, including our ambassador, has absolutely nothing to do with the inappropriate relationship former President Bill Clinton had with a White House intern. But politically, that’s another story.

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The Republicans had a powerful weapon against President Clinton. But they couldn’t stop themselves. It wasn’t just wrong; it wasn’t just bad or even egregious judgment. They turned it into an impeachable offense and ended up looking worse than the president. Washington overkill, fueled by the bloodthirsty quest for bodies, ultimately provoked the pu...

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