It’s been a strange week, first with piece after piece being published in progressive media about how it’s time for Democrats to finally reckon with the sexual assault charges against Bill Clinton. Now, with Sen. Al Franken apologizing for sexual misconduct and calling for an ethics committee investigation into himself, progressives are again revisiting sexual harassment among themselves.
Kudos to MoveOn.org, then, for holding up Franken to the same standard as anyone in public or private life.
Allegations regarding @SenFranken are deeply disturbing. Progressives & Democrats must not tolerate sexual harassment or assault. We must lift up women & others speaking out. @SenFranken should be held to the same standard as anyone in public or private life.
— MoveOn.org (@MoveOn) November 16, 2017
Except back there in 1998, when your organization was founded to do precisely that. https://t.co/H8JgQUC9Wt
— Mark Noonan (@Mark_E_Noonan) November 16, 2017
Of course, some of us are old enough to remember why MoveOn.org started in 1998 in the first place — to call for Congress to censure President Bill Clinton and “move on.”
And now for a word from the org that was founded in 1998 expressly for the purpose of defending pervert Bill Clinton https://t.co/sFvrwXh1gz
— ☠Problematic AF™☠ (@EF517_V2) November 16, 2017
— Greg Reilly (@Greg_reilly) November 16, 2017
"Move On" was founded to defend Bill Clinton from impeachment. That's what the name means. https://t.co/wE4F5lRfPr
— Patrick Nonwhite (@NonWhiteHat) November 16, 2017
HAHAHAHAHAHA what do you think the name "move on" refers to?https://t.co/Lf9GrnIiEb
— W.C. Varones (@wcvarones) November 16, 2017
This is so rich, coming from the group that was started to forget and "move on" from Bill Clinton's sex scandals. https://t.co/L4XkJ4itOm
— Eric Christ (@EricDChrist) November 16, 2017
This is pretty rich, coming from a Democrat front group that was set up to destroy rape victims and herald a sexual predator as a modern day hero. https://t.co/DTof3j7hMi
— Deplorable AA7YA (@aa7ya) November 16, 2017
are you fucking kidding me? your entire org was built on sweeping the allegations against Bill Clinton under the fucking rug. https://t.co/qdni1jZ13R
— UncleFacts (@unclefacts) November 16, 2017
Considering that "Move On" expressly refers to allegations against Bill Clinton, the standard you've set for him is to tell the victim, "Get over it, slut!" https://t.co/EbhQq2RL64
— Dodd (@Amuk3) November 16, 2017
Maybe sit this one out? You were founded to protect a sexual harasser and help him get away with it. https://t.co/tQgiwmQqAY
— Eric/WDHQ ? (@WhigDeskHQ) November 16, 2017
Organization founded on the idea that a sexual harassing politician shouldn't be held accountable for his actions. https://t.co/oj5ihPDzGo
— Darrick Johnson (@darrickjohnson) November 16, 2017
This org was founded to defend Bill Clinton against charges he sexually harassed women. Pardon me for thinking these idiots need to jump off a short pier ? https://t.co/5DsZZf64sf
— Persnickety (@Dawnsfire) November 16, 2017
It's a wacky new world. Today's tweet from group created specifically to dissuade talking about the sex-assaults by WJC, and just "move on" https://t.co/7F8fFLVlYy
— Fred Kinch (@fkinch) November 16, 2017
— Jon Munce (@jonmunce) November 16, 2017
— ?? Adam Baldwin ?? (@AdamBaldwin) November 16, 2017
Oh shit, @MoveOn is practically calling for Franken's head on a stick.
He's done. https://t.co/gprsnjh6js
— J.T. Gilgo (@JTGilgo) November 16, 2017
RIP irony. It had a good run. https://t.co/1MyM4dZMvq
— Pseu 42 (@Pseu42) November 16, 2017
So, speaking of standards …
What's the standard? Resign? Say it … https://t.co/DwK3g1rVnI
— Jim Early (@mkearley2008) November 16, 2017
You left out the word resign https://t.co/fFMtTymzHk
— Rory ????? (@fm2016rory) November 16, 2017
Is MoveOn prepared to call for the Senator's immediate resignation? https://t.co/ULa2kXAfOq
— Eric (@neoconfederate1) November 16, 2017
Go on. What concrete actions should be taken?
Since your founding is based on shutting up women who accused Bill Clinton and saying we should move on, you need to do a lot more than these platitudes. https://t.co/IYYjNlqBFy
— Nathan Wurtzel (@NathanWurtzel) November 16, 2017
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