Donald Trump has in his characteristically prickly manner made Secretary Hillary Clinton’s spouse a campaign issue in recent days. Is this fair? Typically it would not be, as spouse’s should be out of bounds during campaigns. We’ve seen through the years subtle sexist attacks on candidates wives coming from politicians on both sides of the aisle. But we’ve never been confronted with attacks on a male spouse who is also a former President of the United States.
President Bill Clinton was the only occupant of the Oval Office in the 20th Century to be Impeached. President Clinton’s recklessness in office and his willingness to trade principle for political gain have often been forgotten by those on the left who have rehabilitated his image in the last 15 years, maybe partly due to the good work his wife has done as a US Senator and Secretary of State.
If I were…
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