The Danger Of Mixing Politics And #MeToo

To support #MeToo, some members of Congress wore black to the SOTU. Why mixing #MeToo and politics is risky.

The #MeToo movement was born about three months ago in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal. By all accounts, he…

The hashtag became a gathering of women who for one reason or another, chose to identify themselves as victims. Sometimes decades after the fact. With the distance of years and the application of new standards to old behavior, some men were marked as harassers and abusers. The disruption in the entertainment industry was so emotional it spurned the Motion Picture Academy to develop guidelines to police the problem that are being embraced by some members and questioned by others.

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