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Internet rage pushes 'America's Dad' Bill Cosby off his pedestal
Internet rage pushes 'America's Dad' Bill Cosby off his pedestal

I have no trouble believing that a beloved national figure who has brought joy and laughter to millions of people is a pervert in private. Do you? In the last couple of years alone, we’ve seen a string of stellar reputations shredded to bits after allegations of sexual improprieties broke into the open after years of whispers, rumors, investigations and even lawsuits. It's hardly an overstatement to say that societies are rocked when these things happen. Last month, Canada recoiled when it was revealed that the country’s most high-profile interviewer, Jian Ghomeshi, was abruptly fired by the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. after several women came forward to accuse him...

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