Carol Platt Liebau
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Rand Paul on "Meet the Press" yesterday:

"You know, the Democrats one of their big issues they’ve concocted is saying Republicans are committing a ‘War on Women.’ One of the workplace laws and rules that I think are good is that bosses shouldn’t prey on young interns in their office. I think the media really have given President Clinton a pass on this. He took advantage of a girl that was 20 years-old and an intern in his office. There is no excuse for that.”

Not to be the skunk at the Clinton-loving garden party, but it's not just that President Clinton preyed on a young girl. Thereafter, he:

(1) Lied about it under oath;

(2) Engaged in efforts to smear the (truthful) young woman as a "stalker";

(3) Tried to influence witnesses like Bettie Currie. Some in the law enforcement world call that "witness tampering."

Finally, it's worth pointing out that as harsh as Rand Paul was, he was likewise charitable. He didn't mention instances where President Clinton's "predatory behavior" wasn't consensual -- his reported encounters with women like Kathleen Willey, or Juanita Broaddrick (who has credibly alleged that Bill Clinton raped her).

Of course, all of this is old news. But if Democrats are obsessed with defending women from those who supposedly wage "war" on them, why do they celebrate Bill Clinton, and eagerly anticipate the opportunity to return him to The White House?

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Carol Platt Liebau

Carol Platt Liebau is an attorney, political commentator and guest radio talk show host based near New York. Learn more about her new book, "Prude: How the Sex-Obsessed Culture Hurts Young Women (and America, Too!)" here.