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Melinda Henneberger

Al Franken, surrender

Not because we can’t differentiate between rape or sexual assault and lesser infractions, but because if we don’t put an end to the rationalizing and the whataboutism now, we never will.

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"Just go out and make your argument and tell people why you believe what you believe." - Missouri 2016 U.S. Senate candidate Jason Kander speaks to Melinda Henneberger at the Democratic Party's "Winning Back the Heartland" seminar Oct. 13.
Melinda Henneberger The Kansas City Star
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