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    Quote Originally Posted by Macduff View Post
    Of course. But we can save a little scorn for his enablers too.
    I'd have to find out more. This is the first I've heard of anything about him. If he had enablers, which most harassers do, they of course deserve scorn too.
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    Given the number of lawsuits that the company has settled over the years there is of course a chance that some of these women cannot speak because they signed a NDA or do not want to speak on account of their own personal experiences.
    If they are contractually prohibited from voicing their opinion, then speaking out would not only expose them to litigation - but they could wind up being blackballed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Macduff View Post
    I don't blame his victims. I blame a media who knew what he was doing and looked the other way. I blame the politicians who took his money. And I blame the other powerful people in Hollywood who accepted his behavior.
    Exploitation and abuse of women by wealthy and powerful men. Gee, that sounds familiar...

    I think most people look the other way in these situations for any number of reasons, but the bottom line is if people want something bad enough, they'll often put up with almost anything to get it.

    Sad, but it's fairly commonplace for men to think they have the right to do this shit when they've got the power.

    It's not a left or right thing, it's a powerful man thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Panzareta View Post
    Someone who probably will actually see jail time?
    Don't you love this? The news just came out for most of us, and now people are being condemned for not speaking out against it on another thread, and suggesting the left condones this reprehensible behaviour.

    Now it is in the open, this guy will get his just rewards if the evidence supports the claims. But for fuck's sake! Some of the claims flying around here are beyond absurd.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Madeline View Post
    I imagine Weinstein's behavior is/was fairly common in the entertainment industry. Individual actors may have felt powerless to stop it, but SAG never was.

    And we aren't.
    You mean among democrats

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blues63 View Post
    Don't you love this? The news just came out for most of us, and now people are being condemned for not speaking out against it on another thread, and suggesting the left condones this reprehensible behaviour.

    Now it is in the open, this guy will get his just rewards if the evidence supports the claims. But for fuck's sake! Some of the claims flying around here are beyond absurd.
    Like Woody Allen and Joss Whedon got theirs? Like Donald Trump got his?
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    Harvey Weinsteins high profile lawyer/advisor just bailed out.

    Lisa Bloom couldn't take it any more.

    Maybe Harvey sexually harassed her...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Miller47 View Post
    Harvey Weinsteins high profile lawyer/advisor just bailed out.

    Lisa Bloom couldn't take it any more.

    Maybe Harvey sexually harassed her...
    Lanny Davis is out too. If he bailed, then the shit is about to hit the fan.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Miller47 View Post
    Harvey Weinsteins high profile lawyer/advisor just bailed out.

    Lisa Bloom couldn't take it any more.

    Maybe Harvey sexually harassed her...
    Maybe her Mother Gloria Allred got to her

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