Scandals in Babylon
The Bill Clinton-M onica Lewinsky scandal that erupted during Clinton’s second term as president was one of the first big scandals to be fueled by the Internet. Every day, it seemed, there was a new revelation about what someone said or did. It’s the speed with which rumors fly; it’s also the way someone’s character can be tainted quickly and so severely. With JFK, everyone around the president apparently knew what he was doing in his private life, but it didn’t get out of that inner circle. Now, we all are in the inner circle, thanks to the Internet.
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