Subject: Paula Jones Retains New Spokeswoman
Paula Jones, who alleges she was propositioned by then-Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton in 1991, has a new spokeswoman, Susan Carpenter-McMillan.
Jones briefly appeared in front of reporters in Los Angeles Wednesday to introduce Carpenter-McMillan. She then quickly left without answering questions while Carpenter-McMillan spoke.
Carpenter-McMillan described herself as a conservative and ardent feminist, who has stood by long enough listening to people who don't know Jones talk about Jones. Describing herself as a close friend of Jones, she said she "needed to make her defense of Jones official."
"I've heard James Carville spew his filthy white trash comments long enough, where he talks about $100 running through a trailer [park]," Carpenter-McMillan said.
"I've heard Betty Friedan say this isn't really sexual harassment," she said. "I've watched the women's movement, who tripped over their panty hose defending Anita Hill, suddenly go mute. Well, I want to tell you today that I'm not going to speak for Paula. I'm going to be speaking about Paula."
Carpenter-McMillan also will head Jones' legal defense fund, but she said she had no idea how much money was in it.
She will be helping Jones any way she can -- recommending fund-raisers and introducing Jones to people she knows. All the money raised, Carpenter-McMillan says, will go