Many Americans use scandal to reexamine their views of morality

Knickerbocker, Brad
February 1999
Christian Science Monitor;2/12/99, Vol. 91 Issue 54, p1
States that Americans are using the affair between Monica Lewinsky and United States President Bill Clinton, and the resulting presidential impeachment to examine their own standards of morality. The use of letters to the editor to express beliefs and feelings about the moral context of the political events; The lack of public outrage; Women's attitudes shifting toward religion, according to the Center for Gender Equality; A pragmatic view of sexual misconduct.


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