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(LA Daily News)   Prominent #metoo supporter accused of fondling softballs at a game   ( dailynews.com) divider line
    More: Ironic, Abuse, California Legislative Women, Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, sexual harassment, Chair Cristina Garcia, Bullying, young legislative staffer, San Fernando Valley  
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2018-02-09 03:11:07 PM  
17 votes:
How about we hit the "reset" button where we forget anything you did before 2/9/18 that didn't rise to criminality, and just say "people screw up, this was tolerated behavior in the past, we learned from the past, and going forward we'll be aware of our behavior as a community"
2018-02-09 03:13:54 PM  
10 votes:

AngryDragon: I see the Inquisition is reaching its final stages.


Ain't even half-time baby.
2018-02-09 03:01:45 PM  
9 votes:

Starkaryen: Fake news. Men can't be sexually harassed.


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2018-02-09 03:28:42 PM  
8 votes:

AngryDragon: I see the Inquisition is reaching its final stages.


Oh no, it's just beginning. If you think this is going to be the only/last poundmetoo (stealing that) bigshot getting caught. Fark is very fond of pointing out that Republicans who protest a little too much are often guilty of the very thing they're protesting. This is in no way a Republican only trait.

I for one am going to sit here with a beer and some popcorn and watch the carnage. The fallout will be delicious on both sides.
2018-02-09 03:21:36 PM  
8 votes:
Since we all know drunk women can't consent. The men should be arrested for attempted rape.
2018-02-09 03:09:48 PM  
6 votes:

mrparks: *checks flowchart*

They were asking for it.


*checks flowchart*

Resigns in disgrace is in her future, especially given this statement she made about another representative:

"I refuse to work with (Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra) and anyone who takes part in harassment or assault,"
2018-02-09 05:43:09 PM  
5 votes:
If she was drunk, I wonder how she'd be using the events of that day had the guy gone for it.
2018-02-09 04:04:03 PM  
5 votes:

Geotpf: FitzShivering: Wasn't it actually two men now who have accused her of this?

The article talks about both accusations.  Both seem similar, in that she allegedly attempted to grab two men's crotches and that she appeared drunk both times.  It's quite possible she doesn't remember doing such because alcohol-also, logically, if you had done such things in the past, it would be a smart idea not to be the poster child pushing the issue from the other side.


I think she also explicitly stated that alcoholic intoxication is not an excuse. Probably not a bright political future for her now.
2018-02-09 03:25:56 PM  
5 votes:

zeppo_shemp: draypresct: Starkaryen: Fake news. Men can't be sexually harassed.

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Barmen stop wearing kilts because 'women kept grabbing their penises'


Yes, anyone who doesn't know some women can get overly touchy when they've been drinking hasn't been around women when they've been drinking.
2018-02-09 03:12:55 PM  
5 votes:
And this is why our response to these allegations needs to be much more nuanced than it is currently. People will only become bitter if we make them quit their jobs and vilify them in the public eye for what may or may not be a crime.

If you are not interested then the correct response to any of this is, 'Cut that shiat out right now, I don't want it and I am not interested," If you are interested, then go for it, and STFU about the outcome, it's not really anybody else's business at that point.
2018-02-09 08:42:46 AM  
5 votes:
Hypocrites.
2018-02-09 02:57:43 PM  
4 votes:
Saying you have no recollection of something is much different than saying that it didn't happen.  This seems like something you'd remember doing if you did it.  I have a feeling she got a little gropey and is now pulling an Oliver North.
2018-02-09 02:55:27 PM  
4 votes:
Men can't be sexually harassed because we all know that they really enjoyed it and wanted it to happen.

/poundmetoo
2018-02-09 04:38:02 PM  
3 votes:

stirfrybry: It's a sad day for humanity when people are afraid to express their attraction. Maybe that's the plan. Population control through propaganda.

Didn't anybody tell those young men the rule: You never pass up a chance at sex... You never know which time will be the best you ever had.


I feel sorry for the sheep in your neighborhood.
2018-02-09 03:59:29 PM  
3 votes:

FitzShivering: Wasn't it actually two men now who have accused her of this?


The article talks about both accusations.  Both seem similar, in that she allegedly attempted to grab two men's crotches and that she appeared drunk both times.  It's quite possible she doesn't remember doing such because alcohol-also, logically, if you had done such things in the past, it would be a smart idea not to be the poster child pushing the issue from the other side.
2018-02-09 03:35:13 PM  
3 votes:

AngryDragon: inglixthemad: mrparks: *checks flowchart*

They were asking for it.

*checks flowchart*

Resigns in disgrace is in her future, especially given this statement she made about another representative:

"I refuse to work with (Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra) and anyone who takes part in harassment or assault,"

Want to make a bet? And how much?

My ex who works for a Fortune 50 company got caught by corporate security nailing a subordinate in the parking deck.  On camera.  One year later she was promoted to an executive.

See this chart for likely consequences of sexual misconduct in any workplace.

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Not the same rules my friend.


uck that, string her up just like all of the previously accused

I agree with you in general but I think this may actually bring about some much needed change on that front. The lines between man/woman are effectively blurred and she was absolutely in a position of power. While a private company is one thing she's in the public eye and if she is not brought down the movement is seen as hypocritical. Further more Trumps' "grab them by the pussy" statement looses any impact if "grabbing him by the balls" is ok.

They let everyone aboard, now the loonies are driving. This thing is going to be a train wreck.
2018-02-09 03:02:31 PM  
3 votes:
I see the Inquisition is reaching its final stages.
2018-02-09 02:57:49 PM  
3 votes:
cornered him after the annual Assembly softball game in 2014 while he was cleaning up the dugout. He said Garcia, who appeared to be drunk, stroked his back, squeezed his buttocks and tried to grab his crotch before he was able to leave.

I dunno man, this one seems made up.

Garcia acknowledged in a statement sent to reporters that she was at the event but had "zero recollection" of engaging in any unacceptable behavior.

Uh oh. Can I revise my original answer?
2018-02-09 02:57:15 PM  
3 votes:
Women cannot commit sexual assault on a man.  Men always want sex and they want to be groped.  It's a scientific fact!
2018-02-09 10:33:34 PM  
2 votes:
2018-02-09 05:55:21 PM  
2 votes:
2018-02-09 05:21:09 PM  
2 votes:

stirfrybry: It's a sad day for humanity when people are afraid to express their attraction. Maybe that's the plan. Population control through propaganda.

Didn't anybody tell those young men the rule: You never pass up a chance at sex... You never know which time will be the best you ever had.


I'm sick of all these pathetic metoos as much as anybody, but let's acknowledge just up and grabbing someone's balls/pussy is not the way to express attraction.  Ya need to get to first base first, yo.
As far as never passing up sex, sticking your dick in crazy is never actually a good idea.
2018-02-09 05:01:32 PM  
2 votes:
2018-02-09 03:20:06 PM  
2 votes:

inglixthemad: mrparks: *checks flowchart*

They were asking for it.

*checks flowchart*

Resigns in disgrace is in her future, especially given this statement she made about another representative:

"I refuse to work with (Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra) and anyone who takes part in harassment or assault,"


Want to make a bet? And how much?

My ex who works for a Fortune 50 company got caught by corporate security nailing a subordinate in the parking deck.  On camera.  One year later she was promoted to an executive.

See this chart for likely consequences of sexual misconduct in any workplace.

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Not the same rules my friend.
2018-02-09 03:19:44 PM  
2 votes:

draypresct: Starkaryen: Fake news. Men can't be sexually harassed.

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Barmen stop wearing kilts because 'women kept grabbing their penises'
2018-02-09 03:13:00 PM  
2 votes:

Thingster: How about we hit the "reset" button where we forget anything you did before 2/9/18 that didn't rise to criminality, and just say "people screw up, this was tolerated behavior in the past, we learned from the past, and going forward we'll be aware of our behavior as a community"


Think of all the filler TV time lost and ad revenue and the media's ability to continue destroying lives with little or no proof.
2018-02-09 02:55:52 PM  
2 votes:
Fake news. Men can't be sexually harassed.
2018-02-10 09:26:26 AM  
1 vote:

koder: stroked his back, squeezed his buttocks and tried to grab his crotch before he was able to leave.

Maybe he shouldn't have been wearing tight-fitting pants.  He was basically asking for it.


Men are always falsely accusing women of sexual harassment.   It's not fair that a hard working woman should lose her job just because some guy doesn't know his place and cries to HR.

The guy in the article didn't complain when he slept his way to the top.  This is clearly a money grab.

/This is my sarcastic font.
2018-02-09 10:25:56 PM  
1 vote:

OkieDookie: In the future, all sex will be contractual and monitored by representatives of all of the involved parties.  It's the only way to stop the madness.


I don't think you have been paying an iota of attention to any of the lectures people have been giving you about consent.

Contracts are the diametric opposite of the proper concept of consent, because if you change your mind at any time about sex, and you aren't allowed to stop, that is rape. So contracts are impossible. It's a typical stupid and male way to think about things.
2018-02-09 09:51:26 PM  
1 vote:

Starkaryen: Fake news. Men can't be sexually harassed.


Agrees:
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2018-02-09 09:02:23 PM  
1 vote:
This story gives me a warm, smug feeling. Like when the biatch in charge of MADD got a DUI.

/was it twice?
2018-02-09 06:34:34 PM  
1 vote:
Geotpf
It's quite possible she doesn't remember doing such because alcohol-also, logically, if you had done such things in the past, it would be a smart idea not to be the poster child pushing the issue from the other side.


Eh, seems to be quite common.
I guess there are lots of people with a skeleton in the coset who suffer a feeling of guilt and self-loathing or simply try to hide something and deflect suspicion by being vocally opposed to whatever-it-is; and then they overshoot the mark and end up in zealot territory.
2018-02-09 04:00:07 PM  
1 vote:
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2018-02-09 03:50:22 PM  
1 vote:
Garcia acknowledged in a statement sent to reporters that she was at the event but had "zero recollection" of engaging in any unacceptable behavior.

Yeah, that's what they all say.
2018-02-09 03:33:29 PM  
1 vote:
"In the future, all sex will be contractual and monitored by representatives of all of the involved parties.  It's the only way to stop the madness."

And taxed. Don't forget the tax. If it's California, it must come with a warning that it might cause cancer.
2018-02-09 03:06:30 PM  
1 vote:
stroked his back, squeezed his buttocks and tried to grab his crotch before he was able to leave.

Maybe he shouldn't have been wearing tight-fitting pants.  He was basically asking for it.
2018-02-09 02:52:16 PM  
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