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There's Something Horribly Familiar About The Accusations Against Harvey Weinstein

They sound like the accusations against the president of the United States.

14/10/2017 6:37 AM AEDT | Updated 18/10/2017 12:37 AM AEDT
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NEW YORK - DECEMBER 15: (L-R) Melania Trump, Donald Trump, Georgina Chapman and Harvey Weinstein attend the after party of the New York premiere of 'NINE' at the M2 Ultra Lounge on December 15, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for The Weinstein Company)

The accusations of sexual assault and harassment against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein are sickening. Women describe a man who coerced them into unwanted physical contact ― and got away with it because ultimately, he was powerful and famous and they were not. 

The accusations also sound a lot like what women have said about President Donald Trump. 

The Republican Party ― including members of Trump’s own family ― has aggressively gone after Democrats who once hobnobbed with Weinstein and took campaign donations from him. 

At the same time, they’re supporting a man who is accused of much of the exact same behavior. 

Below are statements from women describing what Trump and Weinstein allegedly did to them. They sound remarkably similar. Sliding to the left will reveal which man they’re referring to. 

Sources: Slide 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

 

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