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Monsters Among Us

“Well, he’s a private citizen,” say progressives who think there is a big difference between Harvey Weinstein and Donald Trump. That was also the excuse a New York Times editor used to kill the story several years ago as claims of abuse piled up.

Republicans can legitimately counter that Democrats first turned a blind eye when a series of women came forward claiming Bill Clinton sexually assaulted them. He was President of the United States and leftwing interest groups defended him to the hilt because his power was their power. In the same way, Donald Trump’s power is the GOP’s power now and they will defend him.

In the same way, much of Hollywood is now making excuses for Weinstein, being quiet, and lots of Democrats are keeping his money. One need not look far for counter examples of the media and left’s behavior. From Roger Ailes to Bill O’Reilly, the mere hint of impropriety was enough to demand scalps — demands now made by many of the people noticeably silent about Weinstein

The tit for tat, though, does not matter. What matters is that there are monsters all around us and each tribe has a vested interest in protecting their monsters when, instead, they should be turning on the lights and exposing them.
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Quote of the Day
"I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear"
- Martin Luther King Jr.