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The inevitable is happening
to the #MeToo movement

American Thinker, by Thomas Lifson

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Posted By:magnante, 2/9/2018 8:24:57 AM

Anger-driven social movements do not moderate themselves, but they all eventually run into obstacles and begin to decline. #MeToo may be entering a new phase as stories like the following proliferate. The #MeToo movement has been very, very good to California Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, providing a national profile for the ambitious solon: In December, when Time magazine announced that “Silence Breakers” who spoke out against sexual harassment were its Persons of the Year, Garcia’s face was prominently included in the art accompanying the cover story. (snip) But suddenly, the hunter has become the hunted, as Carla Marinucci writes in Politico Daniel

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mickturn, 2/9/2018 9:15:28 AM     (No. 11538412)

More Libtard crap. If it was so bad why didn’t women file charges when it happened instead of many years later?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: agrunt, 2/9/2018 9:35:16 AM     (No. 11538434)

I am not surprised that Garcia had to use her position to get attention. Without her position and power she would need a pork chop tied around her neck to get the hound to pay her some attention.

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