When Cynics are Prophets

1) All sexual assault victims should be given our full, unconditional support.

2) 1) should not prevent us from issuing the reminder that a small number of them were also willing and enthusiastic propagandists for the Bush/CIA torture regime.

3) A record of having participated in a depraved and dishonest Hollywood spectacle will be perceived by some as undermining their moral authority, particularly when they  make accusations against others.

4) The most cynical among us will entertain the possibility that the allegations are a ploy to engender sympathy for the alleged victim while obscuring her complicity in one of the great moral atrocities of the century.

5) As a matter of record, the most cynical explanations have an unfortunate tendency to turn out to be correct.

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