Tom Brokaw: Bill Clinton Lost New Hampshire in 1992 ‘Amid Rumors of Womanizing’

Curtis Houck | February 9, 2016
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Former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw provided a history lesson on the New Hampshire primary during the 4:00 p.m. Eastern hour of MSNBC’s political coverage and when describing the situation on the Democratic side in 1992, he claimed that then-Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton lost the Granite State “amid rumors of womanizing” despite the fact that such claims were proven true. 

Brokaw opened by ruling that “New Hampshire is a battleground of unpredictable successes and huge disappointments” and started his lesson with 1968 and the “strong second” by ultra-liberal Eugene McCarthy and how it “was enough to drive President Johnson from a second term.”

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