It had to happen eventually.
When you are running a presidential campaign empathizing your main accomplishment as being a woman and thwarting any attack against you as sexism it’s no surprise Hillary Clinton has been called to the carpet on her husband’s checkered past.
At a campaign stop in New Hampshire on Thursday Clinton was asked about her husbands rape accusers.
“You say that all rape victims should be believed, but would you say that about Juanita Broaddrick, Kathleen Willey, and/or Paula Jones?” a woman asked the Democratic presidential front-runner of three women that have accused former President Bill Clinton of rape or sexual assault.
The woman was likely referring to Hillary’s statement via Twitter in September when she famously said, rape victims have a “right to be believed.”
"To every survivor of sexual assault…You have the right to be heard. You have the right to be believed. We're with you." —Hillary
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) September 14, 2015
But Hillary basically shrugged it off successfully in front of an adoring crowd. She even looked a little surprised herself.
“I would say that everybody should be believed at first until they are disbelieved based on evidence,” Clinton replied.
Watch the exchange below:
The crowd on social media had a different take:
woman asks @HillaryClinton: U recently said all rape victims should be believed. what about Juanita Broaddrick, Kathleen Wiley, Paula Jones?
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) December 3, 2015
— SA Jones (@GFVAMom) December 3, 2015
— Ted Frank (@Colonel_Ted) December 4, 2015
— Will Davis (@willpdavis) December 3, 2015
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