sexual harassment
Dec 2017

“the woman alleged that Ford engaged in harassment, intimidation, and forcibly grabbed her one evening in Manhattan”

How did we not think of that before?


“I was really startled by it and I just sort of booked it towards the door…”

Time: 2017 is the Year of the Silence Breakers

Ed Morrissey Dec 06, 2017 8:41 AM


“it’s about ‘protecting the ability of the president to do his constitutionally-mandated job.'”

“What response do you want?”

“I wish I could have said something Friday.”

“I stand by what I say.”

The law of unintended consequences.

Such a quaint, but outdated idea

Nancy Pelosi doesn’t think this rising star is an icon yet. She’s called on him to resign after it was exposed the DCCC was aware of his harassment during last year’s campaign to unseat a Republican.

WaPo: Dems increasing pressure on Franken to quit

Ed Morrissey Dec 01, 2017 2:41 PM

The Expendables.

“Blunder!” she wrote

Nov 2017

“The entire process is designed solely to protect the institution of Congress,”

Jeff Zucker: ‘I didn’t know this Matt’

John Sexton Nov 30, 2017 4:01 PM

“There was never a complaint about Matt.”

Army vet: Franken groped my breast on a 2003 USO tour

Ed Morrissey Nov 30, 2017 9:21 AM

Modified limited hangouts.

“…Lauer had summoned her to his office in 2001 and then had sex with her.”

Hey, nineteen? TV producer booted after harassment claims emerge.

“We are in the middle of a sea change in this country.”

“This is a difficult time for our newsroom…”

“Drink it in, ladies!”

Preemptive strikes against crimes are problematic

“They were terrified of Matt.”

“As consenting friends, we both regret our former claims…”

“Trust but verify.”

Three scenarios.

Strib editorial board to Franken: YGBKM

Ed Morrissey Nov 28, 2017 12:01 PM

“He seems to be saying, ‘I’m sorry for what you think I did.'”

Alert Pelosi: Another shoe drops on Conyers

Ed Morrissey Nov 28, 2017 8:41 AM

“It was clear nobody wanted to take it seriously.”

“Another black eye for Black Rock.”

Why are all of you horndogs so worked up anyway?

Scum spreads in the shadows

“This is not something I would intentionally do.”

Don’t push the cart over a cliff

Surely we have better things to discuss

“People are saying that this is a right-wing conspiracy. It’s not.”