Subject: Re: MSNBC rehires Sam Seder
On 12/7/2017 3:29 PM, anim8rfsk wrote:
> In article <email@example.com>, Obveeus<Obveeus@aol.com>
>> On 12/7/2017 1:11 PM, anim8rfsk wrote:
>>> In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Obveeus<Obveeus@aol.com>
>>>> On 12/7/2017 9:09 AM, David wrote:
>>>>> MSNBC REVERSES DECISION TO FIRE CONTRIBUTOR SAM SEDER
>>>> good...and hopefully they will think twice about future knee jerk
>>>> reactions to this wave of sex-themed outrage.
>>> It's not like Al Franken's gonna quit the Senate or something.
>> The real question now is whether or not he will go back into the private
>> sector via
>> 1. SNL
>> 2. TV news pudit
>> 3. Radio/streaming obscurity
>> ...but yes, his stepping down is part of a wide knee jerk reaction
>> network. I guess the strategy here is for the Democrats to try and take
>> the high ethical/moral ground, but really, there is little to no chance
>> that the other side can be persuaded to have the same ethics/morals so
>> it is a losing strategy. I read something awhile back regarding the
>> House/Senate have almost $17million in payouts for various internal
>> lawsuits (harassment, discrimination, etc...) in the last 20 years. One
>> has to wonder why the list of offenders isn't a matter of public record
>> since the public funds made the payouts. It seems rather odd at this
>> point that the private sector, even filled with NDAs, is still getting
>> more public exposure on these matters than the public sector.
> My takeaway is "he must have done stuff lots worse that he's afraid of
> having come out" because, if this is the worst of it, and the worst
> thing that could happen to him is that he lose his job, why would he
> fall on his sword in round one?
That is a distinct possibility. The other option is that he (the
Democrat party in general...and Hollywood as well for that matter) is
trying to set/force precedent at a time when the GOP is about to elect a
serial pubescent girl chaser/assaulter to the senate from Alabama and
keep a assaulter/rapist in the white house.
But yes, if this is the worst Franken has ever really done, I'm guessing
that at least half the people in the house/senate would have to resign