Clinton’s Worst Crimes

Clinton’s Worst Crimes

President Clinton was impeached for the wrong crimes. Unlike most Republicans, I never thought Clinton should have been impeached for his affair with Monica Lewinsky. Yes, it was immoral, but as my wife likes to say, Americans elected him to be President, not Pope. At the beginning of the impeachment drive, I agreed with those who argued, “Nobody died because of Clinton’s extramarital affair.” Surely, I thought, other Presidents had done much worse actions that had cost people’s lives. However, Clinton’s later acts to distract Americans from his extramarital affair were truly criminal and impeachable, causing thousands, of deaths. I agree with the essay “The Blood on Bill Clinton’s Hands,” except for one major shortcoming: OSC left out the most serious, and most blatant, of Clinton’s war crimes.

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http://www.ornery.org/essays/2001-01-26-1.html

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