In response to a newly released excerpt from Hillary Clinton's forthcoming book, conservative author Mark Steyn brought up the names of all the women whom former President Bill Clinton is alleged to have sexually harassed or assaulted.
Hillary Clinton's book, "What Happened," will delve into her 2016 presidential campaign against President Donald Trump, and the reasons she believes she lost to the blue collar billionaire.
An excerpt of the book was released earlier this week. In it, Clinton recalled a moment from an October 2016 presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis where Trump walked up behind Clinton as she answered a question.
"Now we were on a small stage and no matter where I walked, he followed me closely, staring at me, making faces," Clinton wrote. "It was incredibly uncomfortable. He was literally breathing down my neck. My skin crawled. It was one of the moments where you wish you could hit pause and ask everyone watching, 'Well, what would you do?'"
"Do you stay calm, keep smiling and carry on as if he weren't repeatedly invading your space? Or do you turn, look him in the eye and say loudly and clearly 'back up, you creep.' Get away from me," Clinton continued.
On Wednesday night, Fox News host Tucker Carlson invited Steyn on his show to respond to the excerpt — and Steyn didn't pull any punches.
Carlson read for Steyn another excerpt from the book, where Clinton writes of Trump: "I know you love to intimidate women, but you can't intimidate me."
Steyn reacted to the excerpt by pointing out the perceived irony, given that multiple women have accused Hillary Clinton's own husband, Bill, of invading their space.
"Initially when I heard it, when she's talking about this guy looming behind her, making her feel uncomfortable, invading her space with a reputation of groping women and she wants to say 'back off, you creep,' I thought she was recalling her first date with Bill. But apparently not. This is how she feels about Trump," Steyn said.
He said there is "something quite amazing" about Hillary Clinton choosing this particular part of her book for the excerpt, where she talks "about what it's like to be made to feel uncomfortable by a man with a reputation for groping women."
"Well, now you know how Paula and Monica and Kathleen and Juanita and all the rest of them feel," Steyn said. "It's incredible."
FoxNews.com later posted the segment under the headline "Steyn: Now Hillary knows how Bill's victims feel."
Steyn was referring to allegations that Bill Clinton sexually harassed or assaulted several different women in the 1980s and 1990s.
Paula Jones, Kathleen Willey and Juanita Broaddrick all accused the former Arkansas attorney general and governor of groping or assaulting them. Then of course, while Clinton was president in the 1990s, he had an affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky.
Bill Clinton's accusers have also said that Hillary Clinton threatened or intimidated them in an alleged effort to silence them.