She drew widespread admiration for the dignity with which she reacted to her husband’s affair. Her refusal to follow Hillary Clinton and stand by her man turned her into a feminist heroine.
Ain’t that the truth! My ‘recovering Demorat” wife cites as her defining political moment that time in the Rose Garden after the Lewinsky scandal blew open, when Hil batted her eyes and introduced “My husband, your president”. She said that if Hil had thrown his sorry ass out of the White House, every woman in the country would have gone to DC to support and defend her.