REPORT: Al Gore Shoots Down Lewinsky Box Invite

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New York Times columnist and marijuana aficionado Maureen Dowd reveals how Monica Lewinsky continues to be punished for her role in L’affaire Clinton:

PARIS — THE turquoise tranquillity of the Côte d’Azur was rocked a couple of times during the Cannes Lions Festival, the advertising world’s rosé-soaked answer to the Cannes Film Festival.

Al Gore snubbed Monica Lewinsky. Lewinsky, who was giving a speech for Ogilvy & Mather about how she became “patient zero” in the cyberbullying epidemic, was slated to sit in a V.I.P. box with the former vice president, who got an award for being a good brand.

But her invite got yanked.

Obama’s War on Women’s Sports

President Obama reluctantly accepts a WNBA jersey. (AP)

President Barack Obama has a women’s sports problem. We know he loves male sports because he somehow manages to closely follow all the major ones despite presumably doing all the things presidents are supposed to do on a daily basis, such as attend cabinet meeting and lead the free world. But where is the love for the ladies?

Bill Clinton’s Brazilian Adventure

Bill Clinton hangs with Sir Anthony Hopkins in Brazil, 2001. (AP)

Hillary Clinton made multiple unsuccessful attempts to reach Bill Clinton by phone during the former president’s 2009 trip to Brazil, where he was giving the keynote speech at an ethanol summit hosted by the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association. The batch of emails released by the State Department late Tuesday included the following exchange from June 4, 2009. It raises questions, such …