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WTF MSM!? A Frank[en] discussion of the media double standard

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Shocking allegations with a less shocking response …

Et tu, Franken? … Another day brings another accusation of sexual misconduct by a man in power. Today it is Al Franken, and the accused misconduct took place during a USO tour. Broadcaster Leeann Tweeden accused Franken of kissing her without permission and groping her breasts while she was asleep. She has shown a photo. To say the media’s response has been somewhat different from its response to the accusations against Roy Moore would be overly generous. For instance, the executive editor of Politico, Blake Hounshell, tweeted: “Et tu, Al Franken?”

Then there’s Joy Reid … MSNBC’s Joy Reid blamed … Donald Trump … for the Al Franken revelation. No, really, she did. Reid tweeted after the Franken story broke: “It seems too trite to say that presidents help us reveal who we are, but they do define the age. Electing Obama revealed some hard truths about race in America. Trump is doing so around gender and misogyny.”

Those dang “conservative media” types … Then there’s this hilarious tweet and accompanying story from The Hill: “Conservative writers call on Franken to step down after groping allegation.” Yep, it’s those pesky conservative writers again. Isn’t that the excuse the suddenly “woke” lefty media types are using for never going after Bill Clinton? It was those conservatives that talked about the allegations?

Levin on the warpath … After the story broke a few days ago about rampant sexual harassment on Capitol Hill, Levin TV host Mark Levin has been on the warpath. For the last two days on his radio program, Levin has called for McConnell and Ryan to resign over the scandal and outlined how McConnell has been “recklessly silent.”

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