It was only a matter of time until the effort to officially rehabiliate Al Franken and relaunch his political career was underway in the media.
In this regard, the media is just doing what the lefty grassroots wants it to.
And the New Yorker is a perfect platform for launching Franken’s rehab.
Jane Mayer’s name on this toxic hit piece aimed at Franken’s accusers is particularly significant considering her role in #MeToo journalism as Ronan Farrow’s partner.
Is this a sign that #MeToo itself is being purged? Yes and no.
Accusations of sexual harassment can still be useful. But if the Left can rehab Al Franken, it can show that, just as in the Clinton era, they don’t really matter.
Jane Mayer has always been a hack and her elaborate article is really just a hagiography of Franken and an attack on Leeann Tweeden, tjhe first woman to accuse Franken and provide photographic evidence.
Mayer’s obsession with destroying Tweeden is typical of the Frankenfan’s conviction that taking her out will destroy the case against Franken.
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