One argument that has come up again and again—both in relationship to Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) and other men accused of sexual misbehavior—is that we are lumping all kinds of harassment and assault into the same category. In their attempts to defend these men, writers, commentators, and even their colleagues end up miscategorizing the behavior themselves.
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