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NPR Brings on Anita Hill to Trash Alleged Sexual Harassment by Roger Ailes, Not Bill Clinton

Posted on 10 August 2016

NPR’s Morning Edition brought on Anita Hill for another of many softball interviews about sexual harassment on Wednesday. Hill is treated as a kind of feminist saint, and no one brings up how she came to Bill Clinton’s defense in the adultery-slash-sexual harassment fight before he was impeached in 1998.

NPR anchor Steve Inskeep began: “It's been submerged beneath the presidential campaign news, but we may be having a national moment about sexual harassment. Roger Ailes lost his job this summer as head at Fox News.” The online headline was “Anita Hill: ‘We’ve Come a Long Way Since Then.’”