Author Topic: #MeToo and The Morality of Forgiveness  (Read 71 times)

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Offline MH

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Re: #MeToo and The Morality of Forgiveness
« on: September 19, 2018, 05:04:19 pm »
What Blatchford seems to miss is that sexually assaulting women is far worse than someone doing drugs, or some other petty crime.  Why haven't I ever seen Blatchford preach forgiveness about any other crimes?  Why does she have sympathy for sexual predators, but is all about "being tough on crime" in every other case I have ever heard of?

One thing that many people do miss in the "metoo" movement is the scale of atrociousness.  People who do make a mistake are often lumped in with Cosby.  That's unfair.  But Blatchford defending Gomeshi is beyond the pale...  Blatchford is a blatant hypocrite.

I was thinking of this too: the schism in 'law and order' response cuts across both politics.