Commentary: If Harvey Weinstein were a powerful Republican he’d have gone down years ago
I, like the rest of you, have been watching the stories about Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein roll out with an amazed sort of disgust.
There’s a lot to digest. Numerous victims. Numerous accusations. But most shocking, perhaps, is the laundry list of Weinstein’s enablers. From his own staff who helped Weinstein manipulate vulnerable women into situations where they could be exploited to members of the members of the news media who spiked stories about the movie titan’s alleged villainy. Who even allowed negative stories about his would-be accusers to be planted with them.
Negative stories which served as a deterrent to some of Weinstein’s other victims speaking out.