Hillary heckled again by rape survivor over Bill’s, er… “history” with women

posted at 10:41 am on January 4, 2016 by Jazz Shaw

Personally I’d much rather be discussing Hillary Clinton’s email server and all of the goodies which have rolled out of the contents therein or the response to Benghazi, her lack of any identifiable accomplishments or her numerous flip-flops on every topic under the sun, but I have a feeling that we’re going to be hearing a lot more about this as the year rolls onward. At a town hall in New Hampshire this week, yet another person took exception with Clinton’s supposed support of women and the “rape epidemic” on America’s campuses, bringing up her husband’s various relationships (for lack of a better word appropriate for polite company) in the past. Demonstrating the sort of anger and lack of grace we’ve come to expect from the former Secretary of State on the campaign trail, her response was rather blunt to say the least. (Washington Post)

One day before former president Bill Clinton arrives in New Hampshire to campaign for his wife, Hillary Clinton, she was confronted with questions about allegations involving his sexual history at a town hall meeting in the state on Sunday.

State Rep. Katherine Prudhomme-O’Brien (R) repeatedly interrupted Clinton during the meeting, which was held in a middle school gymnasium.

Prudhomme-O’Brien has for years followed the former first lady, peppering her with questions about allegations of past sexual misconduct by Bill Clinton. The state lawmaker’s outbursts startled an otherwise friendly and even-tempered town hall audience. It is unclear whether Clinton was able to hear her comments.

After Prudhomme-O’Brien’s third interruption, Clinton responded angrily: “You are very rude, and I’m not ever going to call on you.”

Right off the bat we should note that when you see a “supporter” of a candidate at one of these rallies who busts out a question which is noticeably unsupportive, you can pretty much assume that they’re a plant from an opponent or the other party. When I first saw this story being reported, the questioner was only described as “a rape survivor” but it was quickly pointed out that Prudhomme-O’Brien is a GOP state representative. To be clear, she is also an actual rape survivor and comes to this particular policy question with some relatively unassailable bona fides, but we can’t ignore the party affiliation. The same goes for Trump rallies or gatherings for Cruz or Christie. Those hecklers are rarely just concerned citizens with questions. They are activists with an agenda and frequently supporters of someone else, looking to stir up trouble.

At the moment, though, I’m a bit more interested in the relevance of the question, which we’ve approached here before. Is Bill’s rather colorful history relevant to the political ambitions of his wife? (Listening to CNN cover the story this morning, I see that the media has settled on “past indiscretions” as the way to describe it.) As a matter of personal responsibility, the first answer is no. Hillary wasn’t the one out there chasing skirt so Bill has to own that. To a lesser degree, even the fact that she chose to “stand by her man” isn’t an immediate disqualifier. Blood is thicker than water and people do all sorts of things they might not otherwise consider when defending their family. (I’m pretty sure her aide Huma Abedin is still keeping company with Carlos Danger.) And in the past, Hillary has gone so far as to describe her husband as a hard dog to keep on the porch.

But when Hillary jumps on board with the idea that rape victims need to be initially believed by default in an effort to win support from the SJW crowd, now we’re into some uncharted waters. She certainly didn’t express any default acceptance of claims made by Juanita Broaddrick and others in years gone by. Nor did she seem to express much sympathy for Monica Lewinski, who never claimed to be raped but certainly made the case that she was a star-struck young girl who was taken advantage of by one of the world’s most powerful men. With all of that in mind, there are clearly issues of hypocrisy bubbling to the surface and Hillary Clinton should get used to hearing about them this year if she wants to fly the Epidemic of Rape flag on the campaign trail.

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Willie is the gift that just keeps on giving.

Trump 2016!!!

NapaConservative on January 4, 2016 at 10:46 AM

Really? Somebody dared to point out that Bill Clinton is a serial rapist? You don’t say…

oscarwilde on January 4, 2016 at 10:47 AM

As anyone seen that video on floating around that has listed all the Hillary scandals going back to Arkansas? It was about 18 minutes, but I can’t find the link.

Anyway the history about women is important, because punitive measures using the IRS and other government agencies were directed at those women. It’s more just about sex, it’s about corruption.

Oil Can on January 4, 2016 at 10:47 AM

plant

weedisgood on January 4, 2016 at 10:48 AM

Hey, Hillary! You can Run Waddle, but you can’t Hide!

Naturally Curly on January 4, 2016 at 10:48 AM

from the headlines:

A month or two ago they had a couple dozen of Cosby’s alleged victims all in a room. The image I got was they were on stools or chairs with no arms, on risers of varying heights. Kind of like a perfume display at a high-end department store.

I’d like to see a dozen of Bill Clinton’s accusers arranged the same way, with the same interview format. Questions like … “Raise your hand if Bill Clinton groped or fondled you without your consent”. It would be a powerful demonstration.

LashRambo on January 4, 2016 at 10:44 AM

LashRambo on January 4, 2016 at 10:50 AM

They could fill the whole town hall with Billy Jeff victims. Let them come in from pedophile island to testify!!

Deano1952 on January 4, 2016 at 10:50 AM

plant

weedisgood on January 4, 2016 at 10:48 AM

Boy, that is profound. What plant you talking about? Cannabis?

Hitting the bong early today again.

txdoc on January 4, 2016 at 10:51 AM

This stuff can’t be glossed over like it was in the 80’s. Bill is liability. Hillary has always been an abuser and enabler.

For the first time I’m starting to believe Trump can win a general election.

forest on January 4, 2016 at 10:51 AM

So tell me again why Bill Cosby is arraigned but Bill Clinton is not a subject for polite company? Trump is correct that our side is replete with losers.

Tom McDonald on January 4, 2016 at 10:51 AM

plant

weedisgood on January 4, 2016 at 10:48 AM

So what? Something wrong with that? Explain?

Walter L. Newton on January 4, 2016 at 10:51 AM

Not a Trump guy, but he took out Bill Clinton just as easily as he buried “low energy” Jeb. It’s remarkable.

forest on January 4, 2016 at 10:52 AM

Hillary can’t win without Bill at her side, because part of the unspoken deal is Bill will be there to fix things if Hillary turns out to be worse at this presidency thing than Barack Obama. But at the same time, other than getting Bill back into the White House, her whole rationale for being the Democratic nominee is Girrrll Powwwer! — i.e., the idea that millions of women will robotically pull the lever for Hillary come November simply because of her XX chromosomes.

So she has to play the gender card to get those women fired up to turn out in the same numbers African-American voters turned out for Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012. But the more she uses the ‘War on Women’ claim, the more her own actions in defending her husband by trying to destroy his accusers becomes fair game for Republicans.

The Clintons of course want a double-standard — Hillary can play the alpha-feminist but no one can ask her what she did to defend Bill, and the big media will try and frame it as the GOP attempting to retry Bill’s sexual escapades of the 1980s and 90s, instead of being about what Hillary did to his accusers. That’s something the Republicans can’t let Team Clinton get away with, even if hitting on the hypocrisy continues to give the chivalrous Bernie Sanders the vapors.

jon1979 on January 4, 2016 at 10:53 AM

Weedgonebad thinks like a plant.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on January 4, 2016 at 10:53 AM

They could fill the whole town hall with Billy Jeff victims. Let them come in from pedophile island to testify!!

Deano1952 on January 4, 2016 at 10:50 AM

I’m flashing back to OJ Simpson. He killed two people, but then they got him for trying to steal back his own memorabilia. If just one girl he shtupped on Pedophile Island came forward, ideally with an audio or videotape, that would be like the audiotape of the robbery that put OJ away for years. Because most of the time you can get away with stuff for only so long.

LashRambo on January 4, 2016 at 10:54 AM

Can you imagine Hillary with her cankles pulled behind her ears? No wonder Bill does what he does.
TRUMP/CRUZ 2016

chuckachucka on January 4, 2016 at 10:55 AM

plant

weedisgood on January 4, 2016 at 10:48 AM

So are grass roots. I guess you prefer astroturf.

malclave on January 4, 2016 at 10:55 AM

Bill lets it all hang out all the time.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on January 4, 2016 at 10:56 AM

Off Topic:

Dow is down over 400 pts.

But hey Obama is worried about guns in the hands of white people.

Oil Can on January 4, 2016 at 10:56 AM

Trump seems too confident on this. Like he might have some pics or a vid.

Hmmm

artist on January 4, 2016 at 10:57 AM

No fool like an old Bill fool.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on January 4, 2016 at 10:57 AM

To be clear, she is also an actual rape survivor and comes to this particular policy question with some relatively unassailable bona fides, but we can’t ignore the party affiliation. The same goes for Trump rallies or gatherings for Cruz or Christie. Those hecklers are rarely just concerned citizens with questions. They are activists with an agenda and frequently supporters of someone else, looking to stir up trouble.

Sorry, Jazz, this is where you lost me. If the person is speaking the truth (unassailable in this case) what it doesn’t matter the party affiliation. That the person is at a rally for a candidate doesn’t matter either, as these rallies are the perfect venue for shedding light on matters the candidates wish to paper over.

Mitoch55 on January 4, 2016 at 10:57 AM

Bill lets it all hang out all the time.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on January 4, 2016 at 10:56 AM

You would have think he would have slowed down by now. I’m surprised he has made it without dying in someone’s bed.

Oil Can on January 4, 2016 at 10:58 AM

The relevance is two-fold.

First, because she attacked Trump for his “penchant” for sexist remarks, second because of her evident hypocrisy over claiming support for rape victims when her actions over many years contradict that.

Since being a woman is her only real achievement (if that’s the right word) it’s important for her opponent to undermine it. Clearly some voters will be voting on this issue.

Naturally, establishment candidates would never “go there” which is why the White House itself is another place they will never go.

virgo on January 4, 2016 at 10:58 AM

Bill Clinton is the Energizer bunny of political peccadilloes.

Christien on January 4, 2016 at 11:00 AM

But at the same time, other than getting Bill back into the White House,

jon1979 on January 4, 2016 at 10:53 AM

Hillary’s campaign has a much better chance of putting Bill in the Big House than it does of putting him back in the Whitehouse.

oscarwilde on January 4, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Leave it to a bunch of Trump dupes to actually believe the way to beat Hillary Clinton, is to go after Bill Clinton.

This battle went on already, and you lost. Badly. Continuously. It was called the 1990’s.

You still Bill-Clinton-obsessed types with the Clinton death list still stuck on your refrigerator door never have let go of it and Trump knows how many of you are out there.

Kinda ironic how much Trump is depending on losers, isn’t it?

Moesart on January 4, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Trump seems too confident on this. Like he might have some pics or a vid.

Serial adultery is cool when Trump does it, or something.

Moesart on January 4, 2016 at 11:02 AM

Moe-ron

Nice split infinite, smartypants.

Christien on January 4, 2016 at 11:04 AM

*infinitive

Christien on January 4, 2016 at 11:05 AM

Leave it to a bunch of Trump dupes to actually believe the way to beat Hillary Clinton, is to go after Bill Clinton.

This battle went on already, and you lost. Badly. Continuously. It was called the 1990’s.

You still Bill-Clinton-obsessed types with the Clinton death list still stuck on your refrigerator door never have let go of it and Trump knows how many of you are out there.

Kinda ironic how much Trump is depending on losers, isn’t it?

Moesart on January 4, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Trump seems too confident on this. Like he might have some pics or a vid.

Serial adultery is cool when Trump does it, or something.

Moesart on January 4, 2016 at 11:02 AM

Your desperation is as sweet as Scott Tenormans tears after he found out he just cooked and ate his mother.

oscarwilde on January 4, 2016 at 11:05 AM

And in the past, Hillary has gone so far as to describe her husband as a hard dog to keep on the porch.

Or a dog with a hard-on?

Steve Z on January 4, 2016 at 11:05 AM

The relevance is two-fold.

First, because she attacked Trump for his “penchant” for sexist remarks, second because of her evident hypocrisy over claiming support for rape victims when her actions over many years contradict that. […]

virgo on January 4, 2016 at 10:58 AM

Mostly recently, she said she wasn’t going to comment anymore on what Trump said. I immediately read that as him having taken away the power of the attacks on Trump you mentioned above. Trump cut her off at the cankles, so to speak. Now if Hillary says Trump is boorish on women, we get the image of her defense of her indefensible husband. If she goes all in on those who claim they’ve been raped, Juanita Broaddrick comes to mind.

LashRambo on January 4, 2016 at 11:05 AM

Hillary heckled again by rape survivor over Bill’s, er… “history” with women

The new name for the intercourse is “history”? Must tell my wife we’re making history!

Rix on January 4, 2016 at 11:07 AM

And in the past, Hillary has gone so far as to describe her husband as a hard dog to keep on the porch.

Or a dog with a hard-on?

Steve Z on January 4, 2016 at 11:05 AM

Bill Clinton — clinical horndogism.

But it goes beyond that. He’s a predator, an abuser. And Hillary covers up for him. It’s ugly.

LashRambo on January 4, 2016 at 11:08 AM

Hillary heckled again by rape survivor over Bill’s, er… “history” with women

The new name for the intercourse is “history” rape? Must tell my wife we’re making history!

Rix on January 4, 2016 at 11:07 AM

No you are not…

oscarwilde on January 4, 2016 at 11:08 AM

As old and feeble as Bill is now, I think he would have been useless to Grandma anyway, but revisiting the rapes makes him a definite liability. Bill can’t help Hillary now.

forest on January 4, 2016 at 11:11 AM

oscarwilde on January 4, 2016 at 11:08 AM

Oh come on. Ol’ BJ probably had his share of forced sex but there were also plenty of broads willingly partaking of his sausage. He might have been a lousy President (though definitely not the worst, as Democrats go) and a despicable human being but he was quite a charmer.

Rix on January 4, 2016 at 11:12 AM

As old and feeble as Bill is now, I think he would have been useless to Grandma anyway, but revisiting the rapes makes him a definite liability. Bill can’t help Hillary now.

forest on January 4, 2016 at 11:11 AM

Its unlikely the old serial rapist can even help himself anymore. Bill Clinton=Bill Cosby.

oscarwilde on January 4, 2016 at 11:13 AM

As old and feeble as Bill is now, I think he would have been useless to Grandma anyway, but revisiting the rapes makes him a definite liability. Bill can’t help Hillary now.

forest on January 4, 2016 at 11:11 AM

I wish I had your confidence in this matter. I just keep thinking how stupid the masses really are. Just take a look at moesart and weedyboy……

VegasRick on January 4, 2016 at 11:14 AM

He might have been a lousy President (though definitely not the worst, as Democrats go) and a despicable human being but he was quite a charmer.

Rix on January 4, 2016 at 11:12 AM

So WAS Bill Cosby, and Ted Bundy… Being quite the Charmer only keep a serial rapist out of prison for so long, eventually what they did catches up to them.

oscarwilde on January 4, 2016 at 11:16 AM

As old and feeble as Bill is now, I think he would have been useless to Grandma anyway, but revisiting the rapes makes him a definite liability. Bill can’t help Hillary now.

forest on January 4, 2016 at 11:11 AM

Its unlikely the old serial rapist can even help himself anymore. Bill Clinton=Bill Cosby.

oscarwilde on January 4, 2016 at 11:13 AM

The heroic prostate was the only one willing/able to make a stand against Bill’s womanizing.

forest on January 4, 2016 at 11:17 AM

To be clear, she is also an actual rape survivor and comes to this particular policy question with some relatively unassailable bona fides, but we can’t ignore the party affiliation.

Why can’t we? The media does it all the time for Democrats.

Ricard on January 4, 2016 at 11:18 AM

So WAS Bill Cosby, and Ted Bundy… Being quite the Charmer only keep a serial rapist out of prison for so long, eventually what they did catches up to them.

oscarwilde on January 4, 2016 at 11:16 AM

That is what’s so infuriating about the clitoons, they get away with all of these things every single time. Like obozo……..

VegasRick on January 4, 2016 at 11:19 AM

Moesart on January 4, 2016 at 11:02 AM

1. Who said that?

2. BJ is accused of far worse than adultery.

But you knew that.

artist on January 4, 2016 at 11:19 AM

Bill Clinton — clinical horndogism.

But it goes beyond that. He’s a predator, an abuser. And Hillary covers up for him. It’s ugly.

LashRambo on January 4, 2016 at 11:08 AM

Air Force One was called Horn Dog One. I’m not joking.

Oil Can on January 4, 2016 at 11:19 AM

Cash crunch in China.

The rules will soon allow stock sales that were stopped.

Now when they do sell the loans to buy the stock will be due.

So investors from China and those in the market there are selling stock they own here in the U S to come up with the funds to pay the loans and our market is being pushed down.

It is not child’s play nor just news.

The FED can not lower intrest rates now.

They can not print money any faster.

Vote for commie Democrats you get sh!t results.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on January 4, 2016 at 11:19 AM

Where did that photo come from, of Clinton clutching that buxom blonde? (for those vocabulary-challenged, that’s the one with the big t!ts). It looks so lecherous. What other President would allow such a picture to be taken of himself? Calvin Coolidge, maybe. (I joke)

LashRambo on January 4, 2016 at 11:21 AM

Right off the bat we should note that when you see a “supporter” of a candidate at one of these rallies who busts out a question which is noticeably unsupportive, you can pretty much assume that they’re a plant from an opponent or the other party.

These gentlemanly concerns about fair play and aboveboard appearances when discussing Hillary and Bill Clinton would be amusing if the future of the country weren’t at stake. As it is, we simply cannot afford this genteel posturing, this nonsense.

When it comes to politics, if it is legal, it is allowable. No legal tactic we use against the Democrats–and the Clintons especially–can be considered lowball or unfair or beyond the pale.

It was both McCain’s and Romney’s pitiful unwillingness to play hardball against Obama and the Chicago Machine, to get down and dirty, that doomed their candidacies from the start.

So no more nice, please. Nice is killing us.

troyriser_gopftw on January 4, 2016 at 11:25 AM

Ten entire months remain for someone to bundle all of the evils committed, ignored, tacitly permitted, and otherwise enabled by Hillary, packaged into a concise video presentation, and force the issue.

Freelancer on January 4, 2016 at 11:26 AM

No other way to say it… nice chest.

Magicjava on January 4, 2016 at 11:32 AM

Great to see you back, Jazz.

Hillary Clinton was in charge of attacking and quashing the bimbo eruption for her cad husband.
Bill raped them and Hillary fcked them.

HornetSting on January 4, 2016 at 11:34 AM

Bill raped them and Hillary fcked them.

HornetSting on January 4, 2016 at 11:34 AM

No other way to honestly state the case.

oscarwilde on January 4, 2016 at 11:38 AM

Keep bringing it up. Let Bill Clinton and Hilary Clinton choke on it all year. Kathleen Wiley, Juanita Broderick, Paula Jones, the IRS audits, the names these women were called by Democratic operatives.

Force the media to cover this all year long.

NorthernRepublican on January 4, 2016 at 11:38 AM

plant

weedisgood on January 4, 2016 at 10:48 AM

Are you referring to the level of your IQ, or are you referring to the level of Killary’s care for women?

NOMOBO on January 4, 2016 at 11:42 AM

State Rep. Katherine Prudhomme-O’Brien (R)

Hero of the day.

Onward…

22044 on January 4, 2016 at 11:42 AM

Yes, this is absolutely relevant. No, Hillary is not the one who was going out screwing other women. No, Hillary is not the one who was groping and/or raping women. However Hillary IS the one who was putting down the “bimbo” eruptions. Ask Kathleen Wiley about the abuse she had to put up with after being groped by BC. Hillary did everything she could to make the lives of these women miserable and did all she could to discredit them. Hillary is not an innocent in this mess. I know my wife would never stand by me if she thought in any way I had raped someone. And she shouldn’t, either. Decency is decency and Hillary is anything but decent.

duggersd on January 4, 2016 at 11:47 AM

The large chested girl wearing the low cut top, center in the photo is Tricia Nixon cox’s former daughter in law (married to Richard Nixon only grandson). Her father is a major demand donor and owns NYC grocery store conglomerate.

Interesting trivia for you…

Tilly on January 4, 2016 at 11:48 AM

I don’t understand why some wealthy Republican doesn’t put one of Bill’s victims on payroll to spend her time protesting all of Hilary’s events.

thuja on January 4, 2016 at 11:54 AM

Kinda ironic how much Trump is depending on losers, isn’t it?

Moesart on January 4, 2016 at 11:00 AM

The butthurt is strong in this one.

Immolate on January 4, 2016 at 12:06 PM

I think the whole premise of this piece is wrong because being a rape victim is not politically subjective. If this woman is a rape victim and hillary has brought up the defense of rape victims and that they should be heard then this woman has a right to interject herself into hillary’s rallies. In the context of what hillary brought up on her own this woman has a much stronger reason to be at the rally than most of the hillary supporters there did. I believe that hillary will respond to this by altering her attack on Trump and in a sense cowering to possible backlash of hypocrisy.

inspectorudy on January 4, 2016 at 12:06 PM

Serial adultery is cool when Trump does it, or something.

Moesart on January 4, 2016 at 11:02 AM

The difference between consensual and non-consensual is obviously lost on you

SubmarineDoc on January 4, 2016 at 12:19 PM

After Prudhomme-O’Brien’s third interruption, Clinton responded angrily: “You are very rude, and I’m not ever going to call on you.”

Prudhomme-O’Brien’s political affiliation is irrelevant as this is clearly an issue she believes strong enough in to have followed Blue around for years asking her to defend Bill’s raping women.

That being said, I’m generally against anybody hijacking these kinds of events by continual interruptions.

Happy Nomad on January 4, 2016 at 12:33 PM

Serial adultery is cool when Trump does it, or something.

Moesart on January 4, 2016 at 11:02 AM

I think you dropped your sarc tag… here, let me help you.

/s

The sliminess of the clintons never surprises me.
They way they twist words around to support their criminal history and redefine contradictory statements.

“I would say that everyone should be believed” …er.. um… yea… “at first until they are disbelieved based on evidence”

Truly a morally bankrupt scumbag.

Voodoo Chile on January 4, 2016 at 12:34 PM

Oh, OT… Jazz, indeed, it is very good to see you back. :)

Voodoo Chile on January 4, 2016 at 12:38 PM

She didn’t just stand by her man; she tried desperately to destroy these women, all while creating the “vast right wing conspiracy”. She stayed with the dog because she knew she could ride his coattails to power of her own down the road. She has sold her soul to the devil and now the devil gets his due. Any and all tactics are fair game. After all, that’s how the left plays it so, good for the goose, etc. I’m glad to see a Repub with balls; even if she is a woman.

Big John on January 4, 2016 at 12:40 PM

Truly a morally bankrupt scumbag.

Voodoo Chile on January 4, 2016 at 12:34 PM

Nowhere near as morally bankrupt as her supporters.

SubmarineDoc on January 4, 2016 at 12:44 PM

Interesting, she claims she wants equality and then whines that they are picking on the girl, when she gets equality. If you ask the wrong question, she will ignore you because you are rude.

but what does rude mean to her.
A
R + Raping
U + underling
D + Democratic
E + Executive
= Bill Clinton
Guess she knows.

pwb on January 4, 2016 at 12:48 PM

Leave it to a bunch of Trump dupes to actually believe the way to beat Hillary Clinton, is to go after Bill Clinton.
Moesart

If nothing else has been accomplished by Trump than to finally open this closet, good for him. Any other man who has done what Clinton has done would be in prison or at the very least required to register as a ‘sex offender”

No other Republican candidates had the courage of going there and the MSM would (will!) continue to cover for Clinton.

So, good for Trump. I probably won’t vote for him in the primary but will if he wins the nomination.

E9RET on January 4, 2016 at 12:51 PM

They could fill the whole town hall with Billy Jeff victims. Let them come in from pedophile island to testify!!

Deano1952 on January 4, 2016 at 10:50 AM

Like Bill Cosby and “Filthy” Filner (D-CA), the pressure will continue to build up until the dam breaks.

SubmarineDoc on January 4, 2016 at 12:57 PM

Perhaps Hillary! can rename her campaign “An Inconvenient Truth”.

GarandFan on January 4, 2016 at 1:13 PM

Even if you take away Hillary enabling and covering up Bill’s misdeeds, his own misdeeds ARE relevant. Hillary calls out men for sexism, runs on a woman’s platform, and yet stays married to a misogynistic pig, most likely a rapist.

melle1228 on January 4, 2016 at 1:17 PM

They got Al Capone on tax evasion. If Bill Clinton’s sexual abuse history is what it takes to sink Hillary, I’m okay with that.

Mallard T. Drake on January 4, 2016 at 1:36 PM

Right off the bat we should note that when you see a “supporter” of a candidate at one of these rallies who busts out a question which is noticeably unsupportive, you can pretty much assume that they’re a plant from an opponent or the other party. When I first saw this story being reported, the questioner was only described as “a rape survivor” but it was quickly pointed out that Prudhomme-O’Brien is a GOP state representative. To be clear, she is also an actual rape survivor and comes to this particular policy question with some relatively unassailable bona fides, but we can’t ignore the party affiliation. The same goes for Trump rallies or gatherings for Cruz or Christie. Those hecklers are rarely just concerned citizens with questions. They are activists with an agenda and frequently supporters of someone else, looking to stir up trouble.

So what’s the problem? It’s a legitimate question, and as much as a candidate may like to have a “friendly” event packed with supporters, it’s not really a reasonable expectation.

For what it’s worth, Hillary badly lost this exchange by calling her questioner “rude,” which implies that the question is somehow illegitimate.

But that’s no surprise. She’s a terrible politician, and has never done well in uncontrolled environments.

Watch for her campaign staff to try harder to keep people like this out, and drown them out when they ask uncomfortable questions. Because Hillary really needs that kind of intervention.

There Goes the Neighborhood on January 4, 2016 at 1:47 PM

Since being a woman is her only real achievement (if that’s the right word) it’s important for her opponent to undermine it. Clearly some voters will be voting on this issue.

virgo on January 4, 2016 at 10:58 AM

That’s it exactly. Her “War on Women” meme is based on her being a woman, and therefore she sympathizes with the poor rape victim, while her male opponents can be painted as uncaring because they don’t know what it’s like to be powerless. (As if Hillary does!)

Point out that she was curiously unsympathetic to actual victims of rape and sexual assault where her husband was involved, and there goes the posturing.

People should care more about her corrupt, malicious, incompetent, and criminal nature, but it takes something like this to really show who she is.

There Goes the Neighborhood on January 4, 2016 at 1:54 PM

but we can’t ignore the party affiliation.

Don’t ignore it — explore it!! In the long version of a video where the CNN reporter’s main goal is to defend Hillary’s “perfect” image, Prudhomme-O’Brien carefully explains that she used to be a Democrat but switched to the GOP precisely because of Hillary’s hypocrisy on this issue.

The MSM has not only been ignoring Bill’s sex record, but has been, and still is actively protecting both Bill and Hill. Note how the CNN reporter doesn’t just ask for explanations, he challenges Prudhomme-O’Brien and gets very surprised, much like:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujRL27hCpMM

fred5678 on January 4, 2016 at 3:17 PM

But, most of your hardcore Democrat voters, single women, minorities, academics, rich elite, just do not care about his sexual exploits. They just want a Democrat in office. Pretty much any Democrat.

Techster64 on January 4, 2016 at 3:43 PM

plant

weedisgood on January 4, 2016 at 10:48 AM

Ummmm…no!

State Rep. Katherine Prudhomme-O’Brien (R)

Hero of the day.

Onward…

22044 on January 4, 2016 at 11:42 AM

Actually, she’s dogged Hillary before. That name…what a blast from the past!

IIRC, she switched parties (was a dem) because of how the dems handled the Clinton problem with women, much like Tammy Bruce.

kakypat on January 4, 2016 at 3:43 PM

plant

weedisgood on January 4, 2016 at 10:48 AM

Ladies and gentlemen, the Right To Be Believed ™.

The Schaef on January 4, 2016 at 4:06 PM

To Hillary: If your husband or Anthony Wiener acts inappropriately with any woman in the White House, even if consensual, will you support your employees or the men?

Can you guarantee they would not?

barnone on January 4, 2016 at 5:25 PM

The evidence is clear that Bill Clinton has a history of sexual assault. No, Hillary is not at fault for his behavior, but she is accountable for her own behavior as she participated in the efforts to destroy the reputations of the many women who were assaulted by her husband.

That is the area where Hillary Clinton should be made to answer. Were I her opposition, you can be sure that my ads would feature those women who, over the years, have refused to remain silent about their treatment by the Clintons and Hillary’s part in the cover ups.

CaliRay on January 4, 2016 at 7:09 PM

Sink Hillary too early and we’ll be running against someone else (and I don’t think it’ll be Sanders or O’Malley either).

Pythagoras on January 4, 2016 at 7:30 PM

trump needs to start correcting the question. MSM obviously want the question to be “is BILLS behavior fair game”, meaning, hey this was litigated 20 years ago and everyone loves him and ken starr was pervert and the republicans overplayed their hand so shut up about bills little mistake, everybody lies and makes mistakes. when of course back THEN it was about perjury, and lieing. ok, so now its NOT about bills problem. its HILLARYS actions re: bills problems. trump has to say “yes bills behavior is relevant but whats more relevant is what Hillary did all those years destroying women who bill attacked and brutalized. its Hillary’s behavior that’s at issue”. and go into the nuts and sluts program. go into all that. half the country doesn’t KNOW that; wasn’t alive. and a quarter of it was there and never heard it at the time. so turn the question around immediately. its not about BILL, its about HER. the friggin msm will continue to slant this question. stop them trump.

t8stlikchkn on January 4, 2016 at 7:43 PM