One - Bill Clinton - figured out how to come back as a global thought leader after the Monica Lewinksy scandal. Along the way Clinton created one of the most famous soundbites in history: "I did not have sexual relations with that woman." An investigation later disclosed that part of the Fun With Lewinsky was inserting a cigar in her private part.
The good wife who stood by him - Hillary Clinton - has become a global presence in her own right. She may become the next U.S president.
The other man - Matt Drudge - became a media player, even though his media property Drudge Report was online. He broke the story of the Lewinsky affair, which was being worked on at establishment print publication Newsweek. Today the Drudge Report is bookmarked by many as a must-read, several times a day.
The Global Dispatch commemorates this 10th anniversary. Here you can read all about it.