Gennifer Flowers Is Back and More Ridiculous Than Ever

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You might think Gennifer Flowers shamelessly takes advantage of everyone else's success to get a little attention, but no: Gennifer Flowers is a history-making public servant, without whose public accusations of an affair in 1992 Bill Clinton would never have been elected. At least that's the truth according to Gennifer Flowers, who has resurfaced, looking a little more smoothed and puffed since we saw her last. "I made him a household name overnight," Flowers said of Clinton to New Orleans TV station WGNO. "We had had that discussion. He said, 'My problem right now is that no one knows who I am. I need that name recognition.' He went on to talk about the other candidates and the advantages they had. When my story came out, he was a household name." Clinton called Flowers in 2005, she claims, asking to come over by jogging to her house in a hoodie. She said no. 

Think about it guys: If it weren't for Flowers, whom Clinton eventually admitted to sleeping with in 1977, Clinton wouldn't have been elected president. And if Clinton hadn't been president, he couldn't have given that speech that maybe saved President Obama's reelection campaign at the Democratic National Convention in September. And if Clinton hadn't saved Obama, Mitt Romney might have been elected. The power of the former Penthouse model cannot be overstated. That's why we hope Paula Broadwell takes Flowers up on her offer for advice. "What would I tell Paula? She needs to go buy my book. Call me, Paula. I’ll give you some really good advice. I mean, I have the benefit of 20-20 hindsight at this point," Flowers said in the interview. There's no limit to what Flowers can do. Maybe they can put their heads together and win the Afghanistan war.

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