Hollywood Is Better at Purging Sex Predators Than Politics

Hollywood Is Better at Purging Sex Predators Than Politics
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Lately, a slew of sexual-misconduct accusations have been leveled against powerful men in Hollywood and the media, as well as in politics and the law. It's the #MeToo moment.

While the alleged sexual predators in the first two categories have been paying the ultimate professional price — getting canned and banned — the situation is different when it comes to politicians and judges. Those guys have been getting away with it.

How so? Just look to our electoral system: Punishing an elected official is extremely difficult.

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