Speaking today at the acceptance ceremony for the Irish American Hall of Fame award, Hillary Clinton joked about taking a DNA test:
"I am very grateful to all of you for this singular honor, which I could not attain by birth, just like how many immigrant grandparents I had. Although now that Patricia has enlightened us the French-Canadians and the ships that crashed -- who knows? I may have to do one of those DNA tests," she said to mild chuckles.
The Scrapbook would be remiss if we failed to note that Monica Lewinsky is back. She has a tell-all article in the latest issue of Vanity Fair, and it’s a curious moment for her reemergence. Much more than during the Clinton era, the American left is now ruled by identity politics and the virulent strain of dogmatic feminism that accompanies it. This dictates that the Lewinsky story be viewed in a new light. As the Daily Beast ever-so-subtly explains: “Stop Slut-Shaming Monica Lewinsky! . . .
Yesterday, President Obama sent out a fundraising email to supporters that likened himself to former President Bill Clinton. “I ran for president because we lost our way as a country after President Clinton left the White House,” Obama said in the email.