Joy Behar: Bill’s A ‘Dog,’ But I’d Vote For Him, Like Women Voted for Kennedy After Chappaquiddick

ABC’s “The View” panelist Joy Behar said she would still vote for Bill Clinton, even though he’s a “dog” “because he votes in my favor” just like women voted for Ted Kennedy after Chappaquiddick, and that Republicans voting against the Violence Against Women Act is more important than anything Bill Clinton did on Tuesday.

Behar stated, “It’s policy. Teddy Kennedy, remember Chappaquiddick? … I mean, a girl drowns and he abandons her, and [s]he drowned, and women still voted for Teddy Kennedy. Why? Because he voted for women’s rights. That’s why. That’s the bottom line of it in my opinion. I mean, I don’t like either one of them, to tell you the truth, Teddy or Bill. They’re both dogs, as far as I’m concerned. But I still will vote for Bill Clinton, because he votes in my favor.”

Earlier, Behar said, “It is a bit of a campaign issue at the moment, because Hillary is in a quandary, in my opinion. Because she’s talking about violence against women, and sexual harassment, and all that stuff, and her husband has a checkered past, let’s put it — to put it mildly, so she is in a bind.” She added, “On the other hand, it’s her policies that really matter. Like, Republicans have voted against the Violence Against Women Act. Now that to me is more important than anything that Bill Clinton did or didn’t do, because it’s what she’s going to vote for, how she’s going to lead the country that matters more than that. On the other hand, he is a dog. Let’s face it”

Behar further argued that Bill’s infidelity did put Hillary “in a difficult position” because “when she didn’t leave him, they said she was an enabler. If she leaves him, then she’s abandoning her family. So, a woman is in a very difficult position when her husband cheats on her, really.”

(h/t NewsBusters)

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