Readers's Views on Clinton's Speech
No. God help us if we have to count on President Clinton's moral
character and strength to lead us through a national crisis.
It just reinforces the fact that you can't
trust a draft dodger!
President Clinton continues to twist words to his use. I really do not
believe he really understands (or cares about) what is true or not; or what
is right and wrong. How sad.
Yes. Leave him alone!!!! Most of his accusers
no doubt have sexual peccadillos too.
As the Bible counsels,"let him who is without
sin throw the first stone." They were honest
men and all walked away.
Are you kidding me?
I don't really care if the president had or has affairs. Did he lie
under oath and commit perjury? If yes, he should resign or be impeached. He
broke the law and not even the president should be above the law. I'm very
disappointed in the attitudes of some of the American public that ignore
this, just because the economy is doing well and they think Clinton is doing
a good job. This I think shows how selfish, naive, and self-involved many
Americans have become.
President Clinton is a sad case of a man who believes that he can do
whatever he wants and get away with it. I am sorry for his family that he
cannot be responsible to them because regardless of the sexual affair with a
woman almost as young as his daughter, his family had to be embarrassed and
humiliated by his lies a second time. Please Mr. President, just do your
job and keep your personal affairs away from the White House.
He had sex with an employee and lied to the
country about it. He lied under oath. Clinton
has shamed the nation and should resign
immediately or be impeached.
Did he really not inhale?
Yes; we all suspected that what he said was the case. Why doesn't the
US get out of the "Jerry Springer" dirtdigging mode? I still support the
President showed he has no respect for sworn
testimony and no respect for the job he holds.
The office of president is very important; it
is not important he remain in it. He needs to
resign and let us make a new start. He needs
to seek help for his problem.
Clinton should have apologized to Monica and her family. After all, she was a
young intern and suffered greatly all during those months in which he assumed
Todas. Espero que K. Starr deje vivir tranquila a la familia clinton y
espero que tambien los norteamericanos entien-
dan que hasta el presidente tiene derecho a su vidaprivada. Lo demas
es problema de la seqora Hillary
We as a society do not tolerate sexual misconduct in the chain of
command in the military or private sectors. There is no reason to tolerate
it in the executive branch. Clinton should resign; sooner rather than later.
Yes, its very unfortunate that President of United State had to go through
such a humiliation. What he does with his personal life is none of our
We should have some respect for the leader of the country - leave him alone -
let him do his work. I think the investigation of Starr should start now - he
is wasting our tax money.
You are kidding right? The man lies and obstructs an investigation, and
then has the gall to blame the independent counsel?? President Clinton now
wants us to believe he is telling the truth. When has he EVER told the
I didn't have any questions since it's not my or anyone else's business
but the President's and his family's. So I am satisfied and would like it
all to end quickly.
Yes, I am now convinced that President Clinton
and personal integrity are strangers.
Yes, Now let's move on to more important issues like national security,
education, health, widening income disparities, campaign finance reform...to
name a few.
I think that what Clinton has done is worse for the United States than
burning the U.S. flag. He strikes me as arrogant, he showed little or no
remorse for his actions or concern for those many individuals he has misused.
Many men have given their lives to support the character and honesty of this
country. In my view this man will lie, cheat and steal to get what he wants.
How in the world do I explain to a nine year old grand daughter what the
values of integrity and honesty are when even at age nine
she can see/hear that the President of the United States has admitted that
he has forsaken these basic values. His speech did not answer my question and
to my view only served himself as usual.
Lets forget about the whole thing.
As a future officer in the US Army, I am disappointed that my
Commander in Chief has committed a breach of trust with the American people.
Had this been a superior officer sleeping with a subordinate, he would be
WHY oh why do publishers waste so much press space with OJ Simpson, Bill
Clinton & other trash?
YES! CAN WE MOVE ON NOW?
As a now-former Clinton supporter, I am very
disappointed that the President did not
apologize to the American people for his months
(and years?) of deception and semantic games.
His tone suggested strongly that he sees himself
as a victim and that he does not yet accept any
blame for the torment he has caused us all. It
is true that he is entitled to privacy, but he
is not entitled to lie and mislead and evade the
truth in his public communications. In his
unmitigated arrogance, he fails to recognize
that he was elected to be our "leader" and that
he has a responsibility to hold himself to a
high standard of conduct, not only in what he
does but in what he says. I am ashamed of him
for his personal behavior and for what must be
either a lack of courage to accept full
responsibility or a contemptuous regard for us,
the People, whom he seems to regard as naively
gullible. He has betrayed our trust repeatedly.
It is embarrassing for the nation throughout the world. He holds the highest
office in the world and he knew that he shouldn't do anything like this in
the first place.
He is the main contributor of this whole mess which costs us $40 million and
disgraces the presidency. He should be resigned to restore America's
Reporters, print and video, have adamantly refused to acknowledge that
they are trashing not just this sad president, but the Presidency.
Your insistent addiction to sex and gossip has aided those financing
this political circus we abhor.
Thanks for nothing.
Not at all...it was all politics with nary a hint of sincerity. He
didn't speak from his heart...too polished, too carefully worded. If he is
truly concerned about what is best for the country and truly wants to work on
restoring his family's privacy...he should resign and let the country move
Hell no. He continues to evade responsibility and lie at every possible turn.
I'll never believe anything he says and I'll never name another child after a
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