> >Just this past sunday Andrew went on and on in London times about
>clinton's 'sexual recklessness' and supposed psychological problems--about
>the thousandth piece he's written along these lines. he certainly didn't
>think Pres C or monica had a right to privacy! One thing you can say for
>old Bill, he didn't give Monica any fatal diseases, and he didn't troll for
>sex partners by filling out questionnaires on the internet!
>Distinctions, please. If you buy the line, Bill and Mon only didn't have
>the right to privacy b/c it's possible he broke the law. You don't have to
>buy that line, but then if you don't, you're no longer arguing about
>privacy, you're talking about the legitimacy of the charges against him.
>By the way, from everything I could tell from Monica's testimony and the
>Starr report, Bill was a psychological adolescent with a little dick and a
>narcissistic streak a mile wide. He may have never claimed to be anything
>different, but, if you believe Andrew's story half as much as you evidently
>believe Clinton's, then he hasn't claimed to be anything he isn't either.
>While you might not have to "troll" the internet or demean yourself by
>filling out a questionnaire (heavens!) to find partners, doing so isn't a
>crime. (And neither, btw, is having sex if you're HIV+ if you inform your
>partner.) This is precisely the kind of clean sex brigade crap that you
>accuse Andrew of being so good at. Takes one to know one, I guess.
> >Finally, I think anyone who is a practicing Catholic, anti-choice AND
>pro-welfare reform deserves to have their sexual peccadilloes widely known.
>The hedonism he has belatedly decided is all right for himself is not an
>activity he would make possible for women. Where's women's right to privacy
>in his scheme of things? In the back alley or the obstetrics ward. The heck
>with him I say -- what goes around comes around.
>The problem with this is that, even if the story is true, Sullivan's
>hypocrisy isn't a good argument in favor of the right to privacy--or the
>right to choice. It's a good argument not to lend him credibility, but
>there are a hundred Andrew Sullivan's waiting to pop up where that one
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