The blue dress, lying under oath, and the eventual impeachment of President Bill Clinton — they were all apart of an elaborate conspiracy, according to Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.
Wednesday, Farrakhan said those involved in the scandal were “Zionists” who were interested in exacting revenge on Clinton.
“Bill Clinton, if you remember, refused to meet with an Israeli prime minister,” Farrakhan noted, “the next thing you heard was Monica Lewinsky”
“All of those who were involved in scandalizing Bill Clinton, they happen to be Zionists,” he added. “When you don’t vote the way they think you should vote, there is no such thing as forgiveness. They move to unseat you.”
Just in case you need a refresher, what began as a sexual relationship between Bill Clinton and the 22-year-old White House intern turned into a scandal when Drudge Report broke the story and the intended cover-up with the headline: “NEWSWEEK KILLS STORY ON WHITE HOUSE INTERN X X X X X BLOCKBUSTER.”
Clinton held a press conference on January 26th, 1998, in the midst of the blind media chaos that ensued after the allegations. He famously stated, “I did not have a sexual relationship with that woman,” a lie that eventually led to his impeachment by the House of Representatives.
And while the impeachment charge fell well short of “unseating” the president — by 17 votes in fact — it did damage to the Clinton legacy.
It should be noted that Monica Lewinsky’s childhood rabbi gave the benediction after Clinton’s speech at the DNC this month.