And now, Al Franken - Opinion

And now, Al Franken

Posted: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 8:14 am

Donald Trump, a Republican. Harvey Weinstein, a Democrat. Roger Ailes, a Republican. Dustin Hoffman, a Democrat. Roy Moore, a Republican. And now we come to Al Franken, the Jewish liberal Democratic senator from Minnesota and former comic who over the last few days has been accused by two different women of improper sexual conduct.

We attach a party label to all these men who were outed for nonconsensual sexual behavior — ranging from various unwanted advances to rape — to make the point that what all these men have in common is not their party affiliation. It is that they are all men.

Login required

We have used your information to see if you have a subscription with us, but did not find one.

Please click the button below to verify an existing account or to purchase a new subscription.

Need an account? Create one now.

You must login to view the full content on this page.