Lurid coverage of the sex scandal was fueled by early incarnations of online gossip sites in what Ms Lewinsky called "a viral phenomenon that, you could argue, was the first moment of truly 'social media'."Staring at the computer screen, I spent the day shouting: 'Oh my God' and 'I can't believe they put that in' or 'That's so out of context'. I’m Hillary Rodham.’ That was it.” “I actually turned him down twice when he asked me to marry him. And then about a year later he asked me again, and I said no. So I stood up from the desk, walked over to him and said, ‘If you’re going to keep looking at me, and I’m going to keep looking back, we might as well be introduced.
According to reports leaked to the press, US President Bill Clinton admitted during a deposition in the Paula Jones investigation to having an affair with Flowers while he was governor of Arkansas.In particular, how would he resolve his persistent inability to sustain a long-term relationship with a woman?Repeatedly, he had commented on his lack of commitment to others.Instead of sustained commitments, he had begun a chronic pattern of carrying on multiple relationships marked by no honest communication with the various women involved. At Yale, Clinton found an answer—another person, equally bright, just as driven to break barriers and change the world. And from the moment of their meeting, they created a partnership, both political and personal, that helped shape the course of the country.* * *There are multiple stories about how the two met.She was almost as complicated as he was—perhaps even more so—with a family history that came close to his in its crazy dynamics. The classic version, told repeatedly, is that they had noticed each other early on. But rather than start a conversation, they circled each other warily, each sizing the other up.When Bill Clinton arrived at Yale in the fall of 1970, one thing was clear: Politics would be the singular focus of his life. He continued to exude charm and affability, drawing to himself potential political allies, personal friends, and devoted acolytes. More important, would he be able to reconcile his parallel lives?