January 15, 2020
Impeachments arent what they used to be. Today, young people are supposed to be excited that the president withheld taxpayer money from Ukraine - a half-billion-dollar foreign aid package that ticks off most Americans under any circumstances, going to a country notable for not being our country, and for a purpose other than the wall.
Now, Bill Clinton - that was an impeachment!
First, there was the corpus delicti of the case -- a White House intern, Monica Lewinsky, earning her presidential kneepads by sexually servicing the president.
The telephonic evidence wasnt about Burisma Holdings Limited or a Ukrainian prosecutor whose name no one can remember. It was tapes of Monica blathering on and on about servicing the president, including such fascinating items as:
-- Clinton couldnt remember Monicas name after their first two sexual encounters;
-- Monicas suggestion to Clinton that she be named assistant to the president for b--- jobs";
-- Her description of the presidential member (think of a thumb).
On Jan. 17, 1998, The Drudge Report broke the intern story. The following week, Clinton gave an impassioned, finger-wagging, squint-eyed address to the nation, saying:
I want to say one thing to the American people. I want you to listen to me. Im going to say this again. I did not have sexual relations with that woman -- Miss Lewinsky. Read More »