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Are Democrats In Washington To Set a Good Example?

by Dan Savage Sen. Mazie Hirono wants Sen. Al Franken to "Set An Example" Originally posted at the ungodly hour of 5 AM. Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono (HI) reiterated her call for fellow Democrat Sen. Al Franken (MN) to resign from the U.S. Senate last night on the Rachel Maddow Show last night. Three things... 1. When Sen. Hirono said, "When the third, fourth, fifth, sixth woman steps forward, you come to what I would describe as a tipping point and the need to take a position," I couldn't help but recall the long list of Seattle pols who waited until after a fifth accuser had stepped forward before calling on Mayor Ed Murray to resign.
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