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Goldberg: Weinstein scandal leaves a trail of hypocrisy

Goldberg: Weinstein scandal leaves a trail of hypocrisy

If hypocrisy were a greenhouse gas, the ice caps would be gone by now.

Let's start with the obvious: Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein wasn't fired for being a pig, he was fired for being exposed as one. The Weinstein Co. board members probably didn't know everything, but they surely knew enough. The only relevant "new revelation" was public outcry.

The New York Times, which broke the story, knew what was going on long before the publication date, too. Former Times reporter Sharon Waxman claims she had the goods on Mr. Weinstein in 2004. The Times "gutted" the piece after Mr. Weinstein, who was not just a Hollywood player and political rainmaker but...

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