A GQ story has raised the blood pressure of many Democrats:

Among those unhappy with the story is MSNBC’s Joy Reid, who attempted to downplay Weinstein’s connection to the Democratic Party and compared him to other donors:

Well, a Democratic donor who’s accused of sexual predation on many occasions over the course of decades, but try and make them all comparable if you will:

Reid was reminded that Weinstein’s personal donations to Dems pale in comparison to the money he helped raise for the party as a fundraiser:

Weinstein was also buddy/buddy with then President Obama, so it’s not going to be that easy to distance him from the Democratic Party and its leadership:

Maybe it’d be best if Dems tempted to do so sat this one out instead.

It’s safe to say that Reid’s attempt to distance Dems from Weinstein backfired big time.

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