In the 1990s it was at best inconsistent verbiage and no action. In the public and private realms.
Yes. Same as today. The sea change occurs now.
Clinton was taken to task.
The definition of “taken to task” would mean “forced to resign”. So, I disagree. He was allowed, ultimately, to skate.
It’s irrational to believe Clinton receiving full punishment changes the election.
It’s perfectly rational, and entirely possible.
It remains to be seen whether the movement demanding decent treatment of women can remain de-politicized long enough to enact change at the highest level.
That part is true.