In order to answer this question, we'll have to review how Bill Clinton spent much of his campaign, mocking that "Read My Lips," speech. Also, considering that Billy-Bob raised taxes, within weeks of taking over the Oval Office (not to mention the lying, the stained dress, etc.) you'll see Americans seem to thrive on a double standard.
Just like the rest of the world, where nobody thinks anything of the female POW, from the first Gulf War, who reported to having, repeatedly, been raped by her captors -- and the world's community said absolutely NOTHING. However, when those Afghan POWs were photographed, though no sexual involvement was noted, the entire world not only wanted those American soldiers burned at the stake, but also the entire