Monica Lewinsky

Hillary Will Be Haunted by the Ghosts of Clinton Conspiracy Theories
April 13, 2015

Some Clinton "scandals" never die—and Bill and Hillary are partly to blame for it.

The "Kissing Congressman" Is America's First Caught-on-Tape Political Sex Scandal
April 09, 2014

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.