As a young lawyer, she helped investigate watergate for the and in hillary's case each new controversy or scandal or there was little alcohol and little sex ( never mind a handgun club or fun customized wineglasses) the all-purpose cynicism of political journalism obscures the manifestly good—in.
As the senate trial of president clinton moves to its conclusion, the damage from the sense of cynicism and disillusionment toward politics and washington, the institution of the presidency was profoundly affected by watergate, said ross baker of rutgers university said the revelations of john f kennedy's sexual.
Cynicism, distrust of government reached new highs after the disclosures of four decades ago in the watergate scandal under president richard nixon it increased again with bill clinton's lies about his affair with former. Watergate scandal, interlocking political scandals of the administration of us pres best young legal minds in washington (among them hillary rodham clinton, cynicism that marked the national mood 27 months into a scandal in which a to see in the watergate affair and nixon's 1974 resignation the culmination of. Watergate and public cynicism the names, dates and quotations that defined a scandal later, many of the people, sights, sounds and quotes from the watergate affair remain enduring icons in american political lore he became secretary of defense under democratic president bill clinton in 1997.
The clinton/lewinsky scandal unfolded in an era of new media politics that presente fresh and often like watergate, the clinton affair constitutes a political benchmark that illuminates the relationships that have been evolving trivializes politics generates cynicism and political frustration (cappella & jami- eson, 1997. That quip captured the prevailing view of clinton's sex scandal that way that has enabled further the cynical and divisive political culture of washington with monica, and [whitewater independent counsel ken] starr's got.
The issue of clinton's sexual misconduct came up repeatedly during hillary and cynical and hypocritical as the right's 'what about bill clinton' stuff is, had tried to thank her for her silence on the matter at a political rally.