Monica, marijuana and minimum sentences

May 7, 2014
A letter from Monica Lewinsky to President Clinton dated June 29, 1997. REUTERS/File

A letter from Monica Lewinsky to President Clinton dated June 29, 1997. REUTERS/File

Gallery: Insert blue dress joke here

The president, the intern and one very snoopy friend: With the publication of now-40-year-old Monica Lewinsky’s tell-all in Vanity Fair, Reuters offers a look back at the defining moments of the affair and scandal.


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A step forward for medical marijuana

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An affair with a much older married man – whose wife happens to be away a lot of the time – doesn’t sound like a smart move for a young lady.

It’s true that falling in love can interfere with a person’s rational thinking but this kind of behavior is dangerous and seems a little scatterbrained.

No wonder it turned out so bad.

Posted by loyalsys | Report as abusive

I still think this is a private matter. Why does it have to be published?

Posted by mtlnd | Report as abusive

This is hysterical. She claims she almost became a recluse because she couldn’t go anywhere…that she just wanted to live her life blah, blah, blah. Right. Writing a book will help with all that… A schemer then. A schemer now.

Posted by writergolfcoach | Report as abusive

Gads, the whole thing is ancient history considering how fast and furious scandals fly around the ‘net these days. The 90′s. Really, who cares? I always felt it was a personal matter for the Clintons anyway. The impeachment proceedings were at best a farce, and it cost a lot of taxpayer dollars for what ended up being nothing.

If we dug into every impropriety that our elected servants do, we’d go broke as a nation paying the attorneys fees …

Posted by The_Traveler | Report as abusive