Jones Vs. the President

A woman sues Bill Clinton, saying he sexually harassed her when he was Governor of Arkansas. The White House says he did nothing of the kind.

Washington may be one of the few places on earth where people have trouble keeping their minds on sex. The titillations of power are too distracting. For the rest of the country, it will take a while to absorb the details of Paula Jones' charge that Bill Clinton, when he was still Governor of Arkansas, spotted her at a Little Rock hotel, summoned her to his room, promptly dropped his pants and made a blunt sexual proposition. When she finally filed a $700,000 lawsuit against the President last week, she added a detail that launched the case decisively into the tabloid...

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