It’s interesting how the left will cannibalise itself where the right won’t. Weinstein was/is a massive Democrat donor but that hasn’t stopped his previous associates from condemning and dropping him, whereas the Republicans have turned a blind eye to the sexual assault accusations of Trump and Moore.
Preezy wrote:I don’t view the rejection of Weinstein as destructive, where did I say that? Was simply an observation that the left is less willing to sacrifice its principles, that’s all.
I’m not sure that is 100% true. Plenty of people on the Left knew about Weinstein and were happy to keep taking his cash. It seems like Weinstein and Spacey were open secrets in Hollywood and in the Left wing of American politics.
The difference is when things become public. The Left immediately dropped Weinstein once the allegations started coming out. The Right seems to carry on defending them even when the evidence overwhelmingly shows that Moore is a wrong ‘un.
I’ve seen examples of Republican’s saying that if the allegations are true they would still vote for Moore over a Democrat. The American Right (and we are going the same way, if we are not there already!) is so politically polarised that people will vote for a child molester rather than somebody from the other party. It's like in their heads they think "Well he might rape kids, but he'll knock a few cents off my tax bill!"
The people defending Roy Moore don't seem to realise how bad a job they're doing and how terrible they look doing so. They seem to have decided to try the old "It's a liberal plot to destroy Republicans" line and don't seem to realise just how weak an arguing stance it is outside of conservative circle jerk forum discussions. Any reporter worth a damn is just going to completely destroy them with pretty basic counter arguments.
jiggles wrote:Nobody with a VR headset is going to be using it regularly this time next year, let alone in 4 years time.