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Is Al Franken's resignation a political stunt or a sign that #MeToo is here to stay?

Is Al Franken's resignation a political stunt or a sign that #MeToo is here to stay?

Farewell, Al Franken, the latest well-known American public figure to see his career upended — very possibly destroyed — amid allegations of sexual misconduct.

His case was a complicated one. For one thing, most of the alleged incidents of groping and forcible kissing occurred before he became a U.S. senator. He has not been accused of harassing subordinates in the workplace or of breaking any laws. What’s more, the Minnesota Democrat still has not conceded that the allegations against him are true — rather, he has denied some and said he remembered others very differently.

But the writing was on the wall. Women in his own party — including Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and...

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