On September 14, 2015, this message occupied pride of place on Hillary Clinton’s campaign site: “I want to send a message to every survivor of sexual assault: Don’t let anyone silence your voice. You have the right to be heard.” By February 4, 2016, the quote had been stealth edited to “You have the right to be believed, and we’re with you” had been deleted.
Hillary Clinton presented herself as defender of liberal womanhood at last month’s presidential debate. She berated Trump: “This is a man who has called women pigs, slobs and dogs.”
Trump should have responded: “This is a woman whose President-husband paid $US850,000 to settle a lawsuit by Paula Jones alleging sexual harassment. This is a conniving woman who has disparaged and harassed women who were sexually assaulted by her husband.”
I’d like to issue a trigger warning now that my corroborative detail may be sordid and upsetting to unsophisticated Quadrant readers. The Clinton couple exist in a miasma of sexual sleaze. Bill has indulged his sexual appetites with third-party women before, during and after his presidency. Hillary winks at it. Victims of Bill’s predations also claim Hillary has led campaigns to discredit them.
Interviewed after the debate, Trump claimed he had held back on Bill because he didn’t want to parade Bill’s vices in front of the Clintons’ daughter, Chelsea, who was in the audience. I’d therefore give him credit as a gentleman, especially as Chelsea is no impressionable teen but a married woman, now 36, who owns an apartment stretching across an entire block of lower Manhattan.
Here are a few names of Bill’s other women, on whom he either forced himself or exploited their subordinate status in ways rightly banned in private enterprise and academia: Gennifer Flowers, Paula Jone, Monica Lewinsky, Christy Zercher, Kathleen Willey, Juanita Broaddrick, Carolyn Moffett. All were Democrat supporters, all took enormous risks in going public and taking on the super-powerful Democrat machine. Their lives and reputations typically suffered irreparable damage. Who knows how many others stayed fearfully silent?
No lesser a reporter than Watergate’s Carl Bernstein wrote of Hillary’s response when Gennifer Flowers alleged she had a long-term affair with Bill. Hillary’s response, Bernstein said, was to throw herself into efforts to discredit Flowers. This included trying to persuade horrified campaign aides to bring out rumors that George Bush (Sr) had not always been faithful to wife Barbara. Nice one, Hillary!
In July last year Bernstein on CNN TV said of Hillary’s penchant for “fudging”, i.e. lying, She “has become a kind of specialist at it. Why has she become a kind of specialist? It has to do I think with the peculiarity of the Clinton situation. It had partly to do with the history of Bill Clinton and women in which she’s had to defend him. It’s been very difficult to do with the whole truth and nothing but the truth.” Sorry, Carl, but this supposed champion of downtrodden women didn’t have to defend Bill, she could have defended his victims. Bernstein’s biography also documents how Hillary undertook an “aggressive, explicit direction of the campaign to discredit” Gennifer Flowers.
How does the Bill/Hillary marriage since 1975 work? One needs to trawl back to 1979 for Hillary’s only candid description:
“We have, for me, an excellent marriage. I’m not sure that it would suit other people…but I’m not sure that any marriage doesn’t have their own particular kind of strains, and each couple has to work out an accommodation for whatever reasons there may be. So we’ve worked out ours and we’re very happy and I just hope that other people can work out their strains as well as we have.”
Paula Jones, Bill’s victim, put it less artfully: “She don’t care nothing about women. Hillary is only out for herself. Well, she stood by her man, all right. He helps her. She helps him. And they are the perfect pair for committing all of this stuff and lies and cheating people. It’s a sickness, I think. On both parts.”
Juanita Broaddrick has made surprisingly similar claims: “I think she [Hillary] has always known everything about him. I think they have this evil compact between the two of them that they each know what the other does and overlook it. And go right on. And cover one for the other.”
Kathleen Willey writes of Hillary: “She has disgraced so many women. She has demeaned us. She has terrorized us. What she has done is absolutely horrible. She has enabled her perverted husband to keep on doing it and that’s because she doesn’t care about women. She is the war on women.” Willey launched a website against Hillary to chronicle a “scandal a day”, calling Hillary “the most corrupt human being, the most corrupt politician that this nation has ever seen, man or woman.”
A former Miss Arkansas (1958) and ex-lover of Bill, Sally Miller, claimed that she had been warned not to go public by a Democratic Party official: “They knew that I went jogging by myself and he couldn’t guarantee what would happen to my pretty little legs.” Miller said she’d been stalked and spied on so much that she slept with a loaded automatic pistol as defense against Hillary’s goons. “There is a vengeful spiteful ugliness that some women have for other women,” she said. “Hillary is just one of those women.”
Odd, that sex victims are each so virulent about the wife of their alleged predator.
Dinesh D’Souza says Hillary has never shown the slightest interest in thwarting Bill’s concupiscences. “On the contrary, she seems utterly indifferent to them,” he says in his book Hillary’s America. Her role has been “to protect the criminal and vilify his targets.”
Hillary’s motives in protecting and covering-up for Bill are not known but easy to guess.. D’Souza’s hunch is that Hillary from the start saw Bill’s potential to be president, with herself in tow. She saw his need for a minder to neutralize the political fall-out from his predatory sex drive. In return, Bill would become completely dependent on her and unable to throw her aside.
The Bill-Hillary relationship occasionally spun out of control, as happens with any couple. Hillary did some screamers and threw lamps and things at Bill, while they cursed each other colorfully. These fracas were relayed to the press by aides and Secret Service agents to vouch for Hillary’s indignation at Bill’s infamous behavior. This spin gave the hitherto-disliked Hillary a sympathy card, boosting her successful 2000 campaign for New York Senator by positioning her as a victim. Her rages were hardly due to shock – she had always known what Bill was up to. She was enraged because Bill had become so careless as to be caught. In her own words, “How could you be so stupid!”
D’Souza says Hillary around 1980 recruited Democrat operative and ex-bouncer Craig Livingstone to get dirt on Bill’s “bimbo eruptions.” He created the files; she assembled them into a data base for whenever such a woman became a political problem.
In 1981 she also hired Arkansas detective Ivan Duda and told him to give her the name and addresses of all of Bill’s girlfriends, so she could “get rid of all these bitches he’s seeing.” Duda’s practice was to confront the women and warn them that if they spoke out against Bill, they would be completely ruined. Most took the hint.
According to Sally Purdue, a former Miss Arkansas who slept with Bill, Hillary’s goons fired a shotgun at her Jeep, shattering the rear window. Purdue says she was so freaked out she temporarily left the country.
By 1992, Hillary had a whole team of detectives building dossiers on Bill’s women. One was Anthony Pellicano, later convicted of illegal firearms possession, wiretapping and racketeering. His idiosyncrasy was to put a dead fish with a red rose in its mouth, on the windshield of the car of an uncooperative reporter. He was specifically assigned to discredit and intimidate Gennifer Flowers.
Another sleuth for the Clintons was Jack Palladino, paid $US100,000 from Clinton campaign funds. His techniques were honed while previously representing a developer accused of sex with under-age prostitutes. The developer disclosed that Palladino’s modus operandum was to gain the confidence of the child prostitutes and then talk to them for so long that they wound up giving several different accounts of what happened, D’Souza writes.
The Washington Post ran a single item about the presidential candidate’s team using private agents to surveil and intimidate his sexual ex-partners. The rest of the vast media horde covering the 1992 presidential campaign ignored the issue entirely. D’Souza says, “The media knew – but didn’t report the fact – that Hillary was the self-appointed public prosecutor of other women. The White House team also recognised that the wife was in charge of the cover-up operation for the husband. It was, one might say, all in the family.”
Hillary has seldom addressed the sex accusations about Bill, chiefly because a compliant leftist media doesn’t ask. One exception was Lisa Myers, of NBC’s Dateline, who interviewed Broaddrick about her alleged rape by Bill. At the time, mid-January, 1999, the Senate was debating the House of Representatives’ impeachment of President Bill for lying under oath about Monica Lewinsky. NBC tactfully sat on the interview until the Senate vote that acquitted Bill on February 12. Had the story run earlier it might well have tipped the scales in the Senate vote.
Bill’s sex exploits started early. When he was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, he had sex with a 19-rear-old fellow student Eileen Wellstone. She later claimed she was sexually harassed, while Bill said it was consensual. Whatever the truth about the consensuality or otherwise, Bill was asked to leave Oxford over the incident, according to both D’Souza and the late Christopher Hitchens, who touched on the incident in his book No One Left To Lie To. After his presidency ended in 2001, Bill was a frequent flyer (26 times) on a jet, nicknamed the “Lolita Express”, and owned by owned by billionaire developer Jeffrey Epstein, who included porn stars and under-age prostitutes on his passenger lists. In 2008 Epstein was sentenced to 18 months in jail for having pimped a minor onto the plane.
Turning now to specifics about Bill’s women, snapshots are listed below. (One account has 14 women alleging sexual assaults by Bill).
Paula Jones: A low-level Arkansas state employee, Jones was asked by Bill, the the state’s governor, to meet him at his hotel suite. She says he immediately dropped his pants and demanded fellatio, sitting down and fondling himself. Jones jumped away and said she was leaving immediately. He pulled up his pants, intercepted her at the door and said, ‘You’re smart. Let’s keep this between ourselves’. Jones saw a state trooper with a smirk on his face as she dashed out of the room. Bill, defending against her sexual harassment suit, said her account was all lies. In the course of that suit, he lied that he had never had sex with Monica Lewinsky. His defence team against Jones was allegedly led by Hillary, with a strategy to discredit Jones as a low-class gold-digger.
As one of the Clinton’s entourage said of Jones, “Drag a $100 bill through a trailer park, you never know what you’ll find.” Another Clinton flunky said Jones’ story was a “bimbo eruption”. Jones’ case was clinched by her revelation that she could describe a distinguishing characteristic of Bill’s penis, which she described as having a distinct curvature to the left — a condition known as Peyronies’ Disease. The Clintons’ payment of $850,000 “go away” money to Jones in 1998 speaks for itself, although it involved no admissions by Bill. Later, in April, 1999, Bill was fined $90,000 by the District Court for contempt of court for lying in the Jones case. He was similarly fined $US25,000 by the Arkansas Supreme Court and his law licence was suspended for five years. He resigned from practice at the US Supreme Court to head off that court’s disbarment.
Monica Lewinsky: The salacious details of cigar case, stained blue dress etc are now part of global folklore. While consensual, the sex in 1995-96 was between a US President, 49, and one of his most junior apparatchiks — a 22-year-old White House intern. His “relationship” with Lewinsky was as tawdry as this: he had her smuggled through White House security to give him oral sex, and then enabled her to exit without being observed.
Lewinsky’s life and career were ruined. She became, in her words, “the most humiliated woman in the world”. Feminist fans of the Clintons, please note. Hillary’s private depiction of Lewinsky was as a “narcissistic loony toon,” according to an aide’s diary released posthumously in 2000. Bill survived the scandal and his infamous lie – “I did not have sexual relations with that woman, er, Miss Lewinsky”. His Democrat peers defended him to the hilt, saying that lying about sex didn’t really count., which was never the issue that prompted the bid to impeach him. It was perjury that landed him in trouble and led to his law licence being suspended. Post-presidency, Bill has strutted the world stage as an elder statesman and charity prince.
Kathleen Willey: She was a White House aide. In 1993, Willey’s lawyer husband, a Democrat fundraiser, had stolen from clients and was facing court and ruin. She came to President Clinton, whom she had long admired, desperately seeking a job to earn some family income. Clinton, she said, responded by saying, “I’ve wanted to do this since the first time I laid eyes on you.” He then placed her hand on his erect penis and rubbed his hands over her body. She was dumbfounded and seized on a third-party interruption to dash out the door to the Oval Office. The same day, her husband went into the woods, put a gun in his mouth and shot himself.
During the Paula Jones harassment suit, Willey testified that Bill had not molested her. Willey later claimed, “My children were threatened by detectives hired by Hillary. They took one of my cats and killed another. They left a skull on my porch. They told me I was in danger. They followed me. They vandalized my car. They hid under my deck in the middle of the night. They subjected me to a campaign of fear and intimidation, trying to silence me.”
Gennifer Flowers: During Bill’s 1992 presidential campaign, Flowers upset the apple cart by alleging she and Bill had a 12-year affair. When she fell pregnant, she said Bill paid $US200 for an abortion.. The ever-compliant media sped to the Clintons’ rescue, the media cavalry led CBS 60 Minutes producer Don Hewitt. Bill and Hillary, he said with unusual frankness, “came to us because they were in big trouble. They were about to lose right there and they needed some first aid. So they came to us and we did it.” Hewitt’s “first aid” consisted of fabricating a pretty on-air tableau of the Clinton marriage — Bill as flawed but repentant, and Hillary as the wronged wife gallantly determined to save the relationship. The CBS message was that, since this decent pair was working hard to sort out their issues, the media had a moral obligation to spare them further domestic scrutiny.
Bill at the time denied Flowers’ claims. Flowers responded by releasing her secret tapes of his phone calls.
In December, 1996, Flowers discussed having sex with Clinton on the TV talk series, The Richard Bey Show. The series was cancelled the following day — a matter of direct cause and immediate effect, according to Bey. Two years later, in 1998, Bill admitted under oath to one sexual encounter with Flowers in 1977.
Flowers in 1999-2000, represented by Judicial Watch, unsuccessfully sued parties, including Hillary, for having orchestrated a campaign to discredit her. She said the Clintons’ goons had broken into her apartment in quest of anything incriminating she had about her affair with Presidential candidate Bill, such as tapes and messages. She came home to find her house ransacked, mattresses overturned, clothes tossed around. She also read the event as a warning. The Democrat’s private eye, Jack Palladino, then approached one of her former room-mates, Loren Kirk, and asked her if Flowers was the sort of person who would commit suicide? Flowers, a one-time Penthouse nude, seems to have made good money selling her accounts to magazines.
Juanita Broaddrick: The nursing home administrator met Bill at a convention in 1978,when he proposed a “business meeting”, insisting it be in her hotel room rather than the foyer. Bill was then Arkansas attorney-general and Broaddrick was helping his first run for governor. When he entered in her room, she said, he raped her. Bill began by trying forcefully to kiss her, and pushed her resisting and protesting on to the bed. “It was a real panicky, panicky situation. I was even to the point where I was getting very noisy, yelling to ‘please stop’. When everything was over with, he got up and straightened himself, and I was crying at the moment, and he walks to the door and calmly puts on his sunglasses. And he turned and went out the door.”
After the incident, she says, Hillary accosted her and whispered to her, “I just want you to know how much Bill and I appreciate the things you do for him. Do you understand? Everything you do.” Then Hillary tried to take hold of Broaddrick’s hand.
Broaddrick interpreted the whisper as between a plea and a threat, e.g. ‘We expect you to keep quiet about this’. Broaddrick related, “What really went through my mind at that time is, ‘She knows. She knew. She’s covering it up and she expects me to do the very same thing.’” Broaddrick complied for 21 years, until she decided to come out on NBC. She had earlier testified to the Jones harassment inquiry – as did Kathleen Willey — that Clinton had never molested her, but she said that was a lie to avoid getting dragged into the maelstrom of allegations about Clinton. Several friends corroborated that Broaddrick had described to them the alleged rape immediately after it happened, and one friend, Norma Rogers, gave her first-aid that day for a bruised lip. According to Broadrick, Bill had clamped her lower lip between his teeth to foil her escape as he pushed her onto the bed. He has always denied the episode.
Carolyn Moffett: She was a legal secretary in Little Rock in 1979, and met Governor Clinton at a fundraiser. He asked her to his room. She said, “When I went in, he was sitting on a couch, wearing only an undershirt. He pointed at his penis and told me to suck it.” When she refused, “he got mad, grabbed my head, and shoved it into his lap. I pulled away from him and ran out of the room.”
Christy Zercher: She was a flight attendant on Bill’s campaign plane. In early 1992, she says he tried to pull her into the lavatory while his pants were unzipped. Then he tried grabbing her breast from his seat, while Hillary slept nearby.
I mentioned earlier how Bill’s priapic proclivities continued after he left the presidency in 2001. As part of the corruption and sleaze involved with his Clinton Foundation, he took to travelling the world on a jet owned by billionaire Jeffery Epstein, who was later convicted as a pedophile. Bill did an airborne tour of Africa in 2002 and flight logs showed that the jet party included “an actress in softcore porn movies whose name appears in Epstein’s address book under an entry for ‘massages.’” The actress declined to discuss why she was on the flight. On his 26 trips on the “Lolita Express”, Bill at least five times ditched his Secret Service detail to avoid official recording of his travel. The FBI began investigating Epstein about 2006 for pimping under-age girls for sex use on to the plane. Epstein then donated $US3.5 million to the Clinton Foundation. He faced a long prison sentence if convicted for having pimped 40 girls, but somehow the FBI investigation finished in 2008 with a secret settlement and Epstein pleading guilty to only one count, for which he was sentenced to 18 months jail, of which he served 13 months. All other charges were dropped. The secret settlement only came to light when a whistleblower leaked Swiss bank records. Hillary, defender of women, has never commented on this bit of spectacular sleaze and her husband.
The Clinton couple involve a cornucopia of lies, corruption, predation and, speaking generally, evil. I wrote here not only about the corruptions with the Clinton Foundation but Australian taxpayers’ subsidization of it. Michael Smith’s blog has a vast amount of documentation on the same theme. Today’s piece is just a few notes on the sex angle. There’s plenty more Clinton stuff to be told.
Tony Thomas’s new book “That’s Debatable” (Connor Court) is available here
 Trump has sometimes used such terms in response to particular women who have insulted or mocked him. Think of a mud-wrestling bout where only a female can be a winner.
 Jones got only $US200,000 of the $US850,000. Her lawyers got the rest. The first tranche of the $US850,000 came from Bill and Hillary’s personal funds.
 “I really eased up because I didn’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings … I didn’t think it was worth the shot,” Trump said. “I didn’t think it was nice.”
 Buzzfeed, May 12, 2015: “Watch this rare, long-forgotten interview with young Hillary Clinton”.
 Cited by David Brock, The Seduction of Hillary Rodham. New York, Free Press, 1996, p 274.
 Compare the media approach to the treatment of Justice Clarence Thomas. “Even if one assumes that every accusation made by Anita Hill is true, Thomas would at most be crass and a little boorish, but very minor-league in terms of sexual harassment compared to Clinton. Yet women’s groups and the liberal media pounded Thomas, almost derailing his Supreme Court nomination, and to this day ensure that his name is synonymous with sexual harassment.”
 Wikipedia says Bill left Oxford early without a degree, to switch to Yale. It doesn’t mention him being asked to leave Oxford.
 Paula Jones’ lawsuit brought to light the president’s affair with intern Monica Lewinsky and set in motion a criminal investigation that resulted in a historic House vote in December, 1998, to impeach Clinton for obstructing justice and lying under oath about sex with Lewinsky.
 In contrast, Republicans themselves impeached South Carolina Republican governor Mark Sanford for a consensual affair involving the pair even getting engaged.
 Even film buffs may not know that Flowers starred in a low-budget and awful Australian film Frenchman’s Farm in 1987, and another, Redheads, in 1992.
 Such as Hillary, as Secretary of State, permitting Russian interests to acquire 20% of US uranium resource capacity. The permission came soon after Bill “earned” $US500,000 from Russian interests for a single speech in Moscow, and Russian donations of $US2.35m to the Clinton Foundation, concealed by the fund for five years.