We never had footage of Bill and Monica or David Vitter and the madam. Here's what we missed.
It's (Still) Only Women Pols Who Get Judged on Their Family Life
February 17, 2014
The work-life balance of public women has always been fair game for criticism, and it's getting old.
Why Hillary Clinton Continues to Get a Free Pass
February 12, 2014
Try the following thought experiment: Chris Christie, or Sarah Palin, or Andrew Cuomo is asked by a friend about sexual harassment allegations against a powerful Senator.
The New Republic Sex Issue
October 07, 2013
The New York Times Book Review published a sex issue Sunday, which includes reviews, author essays, and readers’ stories about losing one’s innocence.
We're Sorry, Monica Lewinsky!
July 30, 2013
Was America too hard on Monica Lewinsky? It seems like a crazy question. She did, after all, almost derail a presidency after near-schtupping a married man.
The Myth of Second-Term Failure
November 16, 2012
Forget the "second-term curse." By year five, Obama should just be hitting his stride.
Military grumblers vs. Clinton
October 12, 2012
The star debate moderator Martha Raddatz wrote for TNR in 1998 on the occasion of Clinton's impeachment. Here's her article:
What The Hell Is Happening In S.C.?
January 20, 2012
HARTSVILLE, S.C. -- If South Carolina is on the verge of its second great rebellion, then it is happening not with a bang but with a shrug.
March 24, 2008
So, that infamous blue dress is back in the news. The whole flap--based on an Iowa politico's intemperate blog item, one he doesn't seem to have promoted in any other venue--is pretty silly. But it prompts a related thought: Monica Lewinsky has done a surprisingly excellent job of being totally invisible in this campaign. Think about it: The nation has been riveted by Hillary for months, yet as far as I know Monica hasn't said a single public word about the, uh, good old days.
Why The Shakeup May Be Good For All Of Us
February 12, 2008
I just wanted to excerpt some key passages from Josh Green's Atlantic piece on Patti Solis Doyle, which illustrate the themes Mike mentioned earlier: After the race, Solis Doyle was put in charge of fund-raising and later became campaign manager for Clinton’s Senate reelection bid in 2006. She earned a reputation as a contentious, domineering boss.