REPORT: Al Gore Shoots Down Lewinsky Box Invite

AP

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.