describe effects of political scandals such as Bill Clinton's impeachment
Political scandals have a direct influence on the democratic and decision-making processes. Contemporary politics involve a lot of political scandals. Election results in countries like the United States have revealed that the media’s tendency to focus on political scandals has shifted the outcome of elections and led to impeachments. Bill Clinton’s sexual scandal with Lewinsky made him face impeachment. Political scandals humiliate political leaders. For instance, Bill Clinton became the first sitting president to face the grand jury over his conduct. The media also alleged that his wife Hillary failed to defeat Trump because of a political scandal involving leaked emails.