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Response to JHan (Reply #94)

Fri Oct 13, 2017, 03:34 PM

95. I agree with you

And even though I am a guy, I have had and have female friends that have been sexually harassed and even abused in younger years. I cannot ever understand what that is like is obviously, but I try as best a man can at supporting them and trying to empathize.

But she is a politician. She is not a saint. If you believe that Hillary Clinton, who has been in positions of power, and the information she had available, for a couple of decades, with an ear on Hollywood because it is dominated by Democrat supporters mostly, would be ignorant of rumours and stories about Weinstein when so many other women had come forward already during the last 20 years?

That she would be unaware of the opinions of a big Democrat supporter, like Ashley Judd for instance. That either from Ashley or some other Hollywood actor friend she would have at least gotten an indication from them? A whisper in her ear? from this article in the Times,

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/05/us/harvey-weinstein-harassment-allegations.html

Harvey Weinstein Paid Off Sexual Harassment Accusers for Decades

Two decades ago, the Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein invited Ashley Judd to the Peninsula Beverly Hills hotel for what the young actress expected to be a business breakfast meeting. Instead, he had her sent up to his room, where he appeared in a bathrobe and asked if he could give her a massage or she could watch him shower, she recalled in an interview.



Anyways, maybe she was just that blindingly ignorant of accusations going back decades by one of her biggest contributors. Could be. I respect your opinion if you believe so. But I think she is way too intelligent a person not to be aware. Look, politicians take money wherever they can....until there is solid proof that it comes from unsavory sources that will get them in hot water. This has nothing to do with gender even. It has more to do with the obscene amount of money it takes to just run a campaign.

I'm just being a realist. Sorry, maybe I'm too cynical, but I think every politician, of whatever gender, scrapes as much campaign money they can together, as long as the donors do not have actually proven crimes, or in this case an avalanche of accusations of abusive behaviour, and it becomes a big news story.

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