I never thought I’d say this but I’m PROUD of Monica Lewinsky. Not for what she did back when she was 22 years old, although I can forgive that (and all the best reasons are summed up in this post by Baby Sideburns). We ALL did stupid things we’re ashamed of and didn’t want the world to know about when we were young. We just didn’t get bullied by an entire political system and creamed in worldwide media for those things. We were able to wake up, do whatever kind of walk of shame was called for, move on with our lives, live and learn.
But not Monica.
She was taken advantage of by a very powerful and magnetic man. I can’t stand comments about how she’s as culpable as Bill Clinton is. She. Is. Not. She was young and stupid and made a mistake. He was much older and (supposed to be) mature, he was powerful, [Read more...]