It’s not difficult to spot the narrative being constructed now in the wake of sexual misconduct accusations against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore.
First, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes said Democrats were “overdue for a real reckoning” with the allegations against Bill Clinton. Then, on Monday night, The Atlantic published a piece declaring that it’s time for Americans, and especially Democrats, to face the allegations against Bill Clinton.
Now, on Tuesday, it’s POLITICO’s turn, and political analyst Jeff Greenfield is up to bat calling for “a painful re-examination” of sexual assault allegations against Bill Clinton.
— POLITICO (@politico) November 14, 2017
— David Frank (@Rommel_102nd) November 14, 2017
Wow, ol’ Bubba sure is getting thrown under the bus with Roy Moore, isn’t he? But what’s with this “suddenly” seems morally indefensible? Sure, the #MeToo dam broke with that Harvey Weinstein exposé, but what is it about 2017 that makes it “suddenly” wrong to defend Bill Clinton?
Why didn’t they care then? I bet I know… https://t.co/W4XGhfXWD7
— Phil (@GTOphil) November 14, 2017
Spoiler: It was morally indefensible then. https://t.co/iJQDwAv4TM
— Tom Kinslow (@TomKinslow) November 14, 2017
Was…was it defensible before? https://t.co/hbW6NbKdUp
— Nate Siems (@NateSiems) November 14, 2017
Why was it defensible to begin with? https://t.co/HrWMtnZqWP
— Steven George (@StevenGeorge113) November 14, 2017
Remember? Clinton was fighting to keep abortion legal, which gave him a free pass with the leading “feminists” of the ’90s. That was all that mattered, really.
There are no words. https://t.co/SBQ3PbtP8x
— Dodd (@Amuk3) November 14, 2017
20 years too late. https://t.co/he1XAdjfZy
— SpiritCancer (@nwoupdate) November 14, 2017
Or, maybe, it’s suddenly no longer politically expedient for Dems, the left, and the media to go on defending Bill Clinton. https://t.co/0r1lDAOM3R
— Ken Gardner (@KenGardner11) November 14, 2017
Completely transparent: the left really wants a senate seat. https://t.co/VcR2gVAsSK
— Calvin (@Detective_Calvi) November 14, 2017
Morally bankrupt as hell. https://t.co/VSGw4pHePM
— RegionV (@FEMARegionV) November 14, 2017
Speaking of morally bankrupt, keep an eye out for the pushback against these pieces about Bill Clinton by those who somehow think his impeachment hearing covered rape allegations his devotees still won’t acknowledge. What happened to women being heard and believed?
if only there had been a $70M, 6-year investigation into Clinton's conduct at the time…. https://t.co/YxgoSAKC8W
— Eric Boehlert (@EricBoehlert) November 14, 2017
Why wasn’t there a 70 million dollar investigation, public condemnations and an impeachment trial?!?! Why was it swept under the rug? https://t.co/kZrDGGVJgR
— Armando (@armandodkos) November 14, 2017
Nobody ever excused Bill Clinton. Damn people that’s all y’all talk about when his name is mentioned. https://t.co/kHuBhM2QIc
— Sherri B. 💙 (@sherrilee7) November 14, 2017
Maybe he should release a statement and put all of these long-standing allegations to rest then?
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SO BRAVE: Here's another call for Democrats to face up to the allegations against Bill Clinton (finally)SO… https://t.co/lzaL93smtd
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) November 14, 2017