Unless they live in brick houses Democrats should reconsider throwing stones…
WASHINGTON_Democrats called Al Franken's behavior unacceptable, returned his campaign donations, and hinted that - absent a satisfying explanation in response to a sexual harassment allegation - they'd eventually demand he resign.
Anything less would risk catastrophe for a party that stakes its political reputation on fighting for women. Especially one that is just now, 20 years after the fact, grappling with its unyielding support of Bill Clinton.
"Sexual harassment is never acceptable and must not be tolerated," said Democratic Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. "I hope and expect that the Ethics Committee will fully investigate this troubling incident, as they should with any credible allegation of sexual harassment."
Talk show host Leeann Tweeden on Thursday accused Franken of sexually assaulting her during an overseas USO tour in 2006, three years before he became a Democratic senator from Minnesota. She said Franken forcibly kissed her, and later posed for a photo in which he groped her chest while she slept. Click here to read more from Tribune News Service.
Don’t critique Roy Moore, or Donald Trump, unless you clean your own house. If true, Al Franken is showing that sexual predators cross party lines.