Mediaite, by Larry O´Connor Posted By: NorthernDog- Sun, 19 12 2017 08:12:07 GMT The Washington Post published a column Friday morning by feminist Kate Harding. The column criticizes Sen. Al Franken over the recent revelations of Leeann Tweeden detailing Franken’s lewd and harassing behavior during a USO tour in 2006. Harding’s take can fairly be summed up as: “Sure, Franken’s a pig, but he votes to keep abortion legal so he shouldn’t resign.” Harding is described in her byline by the Washington Post as “co’editor of “Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance, and Revolution in Trump’s America,” co’host of the podcast Feminasty, and author of “Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture—And What
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A Florida woman killed her 72-year-old husband and then went to great lengths to hide his body in a closet in their home, authorities have charged.
Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” roundtable guest and MSNBC host Joy Reid called it “incredibly disturbing” there were people still supporting Republican Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore, given he is facing allegations that he acted inappropriately and engaged in sexual misconduct in Etowah County, AL decades ago. Reid said, “The fact that this is a calculation, we’re talking about something of such a different degree. You talked about all of the past scandals, you talked about the Monica Lewinsky situation, which was clearly an improper relationship. But we’re talking about children. We’re talking about multiple allegations of the abuse of children, and the fact that it’s even a question I think speaks to the position that the Republican party finds it’s in, morally.” She added, “This should not be a question, and the fact that people are struggling with whether or not they should continue to support Roy Moore for reasons of party, politics, power and tribe is incredibly disturbing.” Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN
Tom Cotton responded today to criticism that repealing the Obamacare individual mandate would raise premiums and therefore would negate tax cuts. Watch below: Cotton points out that repealing the most hated portion . . .
Sunday on “CNN Newsroom” during a live report from Alabama, a person shouted “fake news” at reporter Nick Valencia while he was live on site covering the state’s U.S. Senate race. Off camera you can hear the person shouting, “Fake news, fake news fake news — all of you are conspiring against Roy Moore.” Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN
Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Sen. Bernie Sanders, (I-VT) dodged questions about allegations of sexual misconduct by former President Bill Clinton and Sen. Al Franken (D-MN). On Clinton, Sanders said, “I don’t think at this moment our goal is to look back 20 or 30 years. Our goal is to go forward. And our goal is to understand we have a real crisis in this country today—within the political world, within the corporate world, within the media world—where women are being harassed every single day. Our job is to change that culture.” On Franken, he added, “I think that’s a decision for Al Franken and the people of the state of Minnesota. My understanding is that Al is a very popular senator. People in Minnesota think that he is doing a good job, and his political future will rest with the people of Minnesota.” Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN