Weaponizing Sexual Misconduct For Political Advantage – The Collateral Damage To Victims

Black and White image appearing to be a man's suit and tie, but on closer examination depicts a woman being sexually harassed with a man's hand on her posterior. GOP logo left corner - Democrat logo right corner.

by Richard Cameron As is the pattern with virtually everything that gets caught up in the vortex of national politics, sexual misconduct is being exploited by people who see in it the prospect of gaining partisan advantage against their ideological opponents. When revelations of abhorrent behavior emerge in the news cycle and onto social media – the warring camps line up to either accuse or defend almost strictly on the basis of whether the named offender belongs to one of the national parties or the other. With that, it is…

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You Are The Judge and Jury In The Court of Public Opinion

by Oletta Branstiter “Public opinion sets bounds to every government, and is the real sovereign in every free one.” This quote, by Founding Patriot James Madison, needs to be shouted from the rooftops today. Social media is all atwitter with allegations, apologies, and reports of settlement payments by men who forget that pride goes before a fall. In the otherwise laudable speech by former President George W. Bush, in which he rebuked leaders who would divide the nation with dissentious pronouncements and policies, I’m afraid he went too far by referring…

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The Murdochs Dismiss Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly – The Spin Stops Permanently

By Dani Graham Sexual harassment scandals have changed the face of Fox News after taking down its founder and CEO, Roger Ailes and now it’s top-rated host, Bill O’Reilly. It was 9 months ago when a former host of the network, Gretchen Carlson, bravely decided to stand up and speak out when she filed suit against Roger Ailes for sexual harassment. Her courage to share her story opened the floodgates by empowering a multitude of women to come forward with their own experiences. Once Ailes resigned Fox vowed to continue…

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Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor Is Cancelled After 2 Decades 21st Century Fox Announces

After more than 20 years the top-rated show on Fox News, The O’Reilly Factor, has come to an end amidst new allegations of sexual harassment being made against its premier host, Bill O’Reilly. An official statement released by Fox News on Wednesday afternoon confirms the widespread rumors which have surfaced over the last few days. “After a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the Company and Bill O’Reilly have agreed that Bill O’Reilly will not be returning to the Fox News Channel,” In early April the New York Times…

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