Even though it’s 19 years too late, and even though it probably won’t make a bit of difference in the big scheme of things, it still makes me completely and thoroughly happy that attorney Lillian McEwan came forward to talk about what a scumbag Clarence Thomas was when he was her boyfriend—how he loved pornography and talked all the time about women’s breasts. It’s especially gratifying, considering that Ginni Thomas, the poor fool who is married to him, recently sent a voicemail to Anita Hill, asking her to APOLOGIZE for all those mean, bad things she said about her husband all those years ago!
Lillian McEwan, photo from CNN, Larry King Live Show.
I’m a woman over 50 who has been stewing over this for years. And I have a feeling I’m not alone. If you are like me, you probably watched the hearings (I was glued to my television) and felt trampled on by the final decision. You suffered with Anita Hill. You could not believe that your country could allow a man like that to become a Supreme Court justice. You wanted Anita Hill to rise, shining from the hearings instead of put down. You saw the awful underside of American politics that still didn’t offer an equal place to women at the table, and you wished you hadn’t seen it. You wished that someone like Lillian McEwan would have stepped forward right then, right there, to corroborate Anita Hill’s courageous testimony. Continue reading Fabulous Women Over 50: Lillian McEwan