Clarence Thomas

The silver lining to Trump's presidency

The silver lining to Trump's presidency

In the spirit of the new year, let’s take a glass-half-full look at the Trump presidency, which is coming to the end of its first year (yes, my friends, it’s only been a year). For all its chaos, crassness and sheer stupidity, the Trump era has actually ushered in some unintended positive consequences — even aside from round-the-clock entertainment.

One is the public takedown of certain handsy, entitled, delusional men who failed to recognize that overtly sexual advances toward women in the workplace are unwarranted, unwanted and plainly predatory.

If it weren’t for the shock of the nation electing a man to the White House who openly advocated the abuse of power to grope and...