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Monica Lewinsky

Another Clinton comeback kid

Another Clinton comeback kid

At the Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday night, Hillary Clinton reminded everyone that she is a survivor; maybe even a proverbial cat with nine lives.

She survived the implosion of the health care initiative that she spearheaded in President Bill Clinton's first term. She survived the humiliation of her husband's sordid fling with Monica Lewinsky and his subsequent impeachment. She survived her painfully narrow loss to Barack Obama in the race for her party's nomination in 2008.

Now, in the face of inside-the-Beltway skeptics who had begun branding her as damaged goods, as stiff and boring, as a frontrunner on the skids, she has delivered a stellar debate...