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Justin Trudeau again defends himself against groping allegation

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I think in this case (and some, but certainly not all others) the better term is sexist than misogynist. The Merriam-Webster dictionary has a simple, and rightfully damning definition of mysogyny: Hatred of women. Sexism, on the other hand, has two definitions in that same dictionary: 1) prejudice or discrimination based on sex;  especially : discrimination against women, and 2) behavior, conditions, or attitudes that foster stereotypes of social roles based on sex. Both mysogyny and sexism should be decried by society and its leaders.

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In that story he was also quoted as saying "I would not have been so forward" had he known she was a reporter.

That sounds dirt-baggish. Regardless of profession, he was wrong in groping her.

@cla 68 @burningbush @cochise Every time a 

Usually when I read a poster use 'every time' or extremist terms like that I assume that poster is either a binary thinker showing limited scope, oversimplifying an issue to appeal to an intellectually vulnerable audience, or is just flat-out flaming. By using 'misogynist', it's clearly flaming - for an intellectually vulnerable audience

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In these days of #MeToo, there is no such thing as alleged; Trudeau is guilty. He needs to do the right thing and resign as Canada's leader immediately.

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Every time a liberal male declares himself a “feminist “ it turns out they are hiding a misogynist past. Unfortunately, it appears Trudeau was no different.

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