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The Democrats cannot ignore
their Harvey Weinstein problem

The Week, by Ed Morrissey

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 10/12/2017 5:08:30 AM

For more than 25 years, Harvey Weinstein was a prolific fundraiser for the Democratic Party leadership. When the time came for that leadership to respond to a flurry of allegations of sexual assault and harassment by Weinstein, it became apparent that either Weinstein had invested poorly — or all too well. The New York Times ran its first exposé on the disgraced Hollywood mogul at the end of a $2.2 million run of personal and bundled political donations, which made Weinstein a very familiar and popular figure among Democrats. Weinstein backed Democrats with significant national profiles, who rushed to embrace


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 10/12/2017 6:23:01 AM     (No. 11414191)

They may not be able to ignore it but they cannot face it either. They have no believable answer for their ignorance of their previous "good friend´s" behavior.

Either they are clueless idiots or they knew, took the money and connections, and did nothing. My bet is on the latter. Hillary has a history of ignoring the grievous faults of men who she finds useful. She lectures us about Trump´s frat boy talk but ignores BJ´s abuse and rape of women. If you look carefully at the Left, they falsely accuse others of doing what they actually are doing, often to a far worse degree. Hollyweird is a cesspool of abuse of women (and men), drugs, power, and probably animals. Yet they trot out with their smug, superior glitz and sneer at the rest of us. This is what the dems and especially the media, now a wing of the entertainment industry, has linked itself to. Can they report honestly on themselves? We KNOW they cannot. Can dems be uncorrupted by the cesspool? We KNOW they cannot.

The dems problem is that their true face has been exposed and they cannot cover it up nor can they change it. It is another truth about and another blow to a crumbling and irredeemably corrupt party.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: uno, 10/12/2017 6:26:54 AM     (No. 11414194)

Harvey´s fled to Europe and the democRATs will start the ostracization process on actresses who spoke out. Maybe even a mysterious suicide to send a message...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 10/12/2017 7:02:35 AM     (No. 11414230)

The funny thing is there´s absolutely no doubt Harvey is a hardcore,demented leftist.Party bosses are probably worried as hell some underage girls will pop up in this.He makes Weiner look like a choir boy.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: varkdriver, 10/12/2017 7:02:55 AM     (No. 11414231)

Dude has enough money and connections to hang out in some Swiss chalet for years, a la Polanski. Look for it. And in Europe, that sort of thing isn´t frowned upon.

Like my brother Michael, who had to hang out in Sicily for a while until the heat died down in NYC...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: BillW., 10/12/2017 7:06:23 AM     (No. 11414235)

No. They sure can´t...

Thanks to Osama-Obama, PIAPS, Soros, and now this Weinstein creep, today´s Democrats are Cultural Marxists who would have us all on a slippery slope to Communism.

Supporting them means supporting that.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: greggojo, 10/12/2017 7:30:54 AM     (No. 11414265)

This was a comment on the UKDailyMail:

For 25 years Harvey Weinstein was the Democrat Party´s "Go To Guy" in Hollywood. Everybody knew all about who and what he was and they let this creep have his way with women without saying a word. For 25 years all we have heard about is "The War on Women". Twenty five years and the Party of Destruction sat back and did nothing.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Felixcat, 10/12/2017 7:39:56 AM     (No. 11414285)

They can ignore it just like they ignore the real causes of black poverty in the US, the real issue about gun control, etc. The Dems have already, with their media allies, made this about Weinstein and Trump, and how all sides need to stand up to this abuse...blah blah blah.

OBTW - how is it "courageous) for some successful actresses with millions in their bank accounts to come out years/decades later and complain about Harvey´s behavior toward them?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 10/12/2017 9:21:09 AM     (No. 11414421)

Yeah- Why? ´Cause it is safer to keep the media busy with pointless BS than focusing on real stuff that could really damage them- like the Las Vegas shooter.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Smart11344, 10/12/2017 12:26:07 PM     (No. 11414641)

The democrats, in unison, "Who´s Harvey Weinstein?

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