Linda Tripp, the tape-recording former pal of Monica Lewinsky who exposed the intern’s affair with President Bill Clinton, broke nearly two decades of silence Tuesday and unloaded on Hillary Clinton.
The 65-year-old Tripp tore into both Clintons, but saved her harshest rhetoric for the former first lady, calling her a power-hungry monster who would do anything to get elected.
“I think the most compelling thing about Hillary is that she will stop at nothing to achieve her end and that she views the public as plebeians easily seduced into believing her point of view,” Tripp told the Daily Mail.
Tripp said Hillary was a key leader in White House efforts to squash “bimbo eruptions,” when the West Wing unleashed quick-fire responses to discredit women claiming to have had affairs with Bubba.
“In this endeavor she was ruthless. She destroyed women so that their stories never saw the light of day,” Tripp said.
The ultimate goal, from Day 1 of Bubba’s administration, was to ensure Hillary would rule 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. someday just like Bill, according to Tripp.
“This has been planned for so many years. I remember one of the quotes in my first week in the Oval Office which was the week after Clinton’s first inauguration,” the former civil servant said.
“Everybody had this little mantra, ‘Eight years for Bill. Eight years for Hill.’ And when I asked a senior person, ‘What does that mean?’ He said, ‘Well eight years for his administration and eight years for hers. So this is a runaway train. Nobody is going to stop it,’ ” Tripp said. Read More…