The effort to clear the decks for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign continues. Now we learn that Clinton defended an accused rapist in 1975.

“Who cares?” asks Slate in a tweet today. Take the click bait and you’ll wind up at an article by Amanda Marcotte headlined, “It Shouldn’t Matter That Hillary Clinton Defended an Accused Rapist in 1975.” Does Marcotte make the case?

It turns out there’s a difference between “Should it matter?” and “Who cares?”

The Washington Free Beacon was able to dig up the tapes of an early ’80s interview for Esquire magazine in which Hillary laughs when questioned about the case.