Gloria Steinem on her Bill Clinton essay: ‘I wouldn’t write the same thing now’

The feminist icon spoke to the Guardian about her 1998 op-ed, which drew criticism: ‘what you write in one decade you don’t necessarily write in the next’

Gloria Steinem would not mount the same vigorous defence of Bill Clinton today that she offered in a controversial 1998 article that downplayed accusations of harassment against the then president, the feminist icon has told the Guardian.

But Steinem said she did not regret writing the New York Times article in the first place.

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