Sexual assault: in politics, in Hollywood

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Guests: Michelle Goldberg, Tyler Coates

This is unmistakably an historic moment when it comes to powerful men getting their comeuppance for sexual indiscretion. Today on the show we’re going to talk about what all of the headline-grabbing allegations of sexual assault portends for politics, and for the entertainment industry. We’ll begin with the most pressing instance – that of, Roy Moore, senate candidate in Alabama. New York Times columnist MICHELLE GOLDBERG joins us to discuss Moore, other prominent politicians alleged of sexual assault, and what is says about the culture in politics. Then, we’ll move on Hollywood. Kevin Spacey and Louis CK are the latest to have been outed and their careers have been upended as a result. So where does this put TV and movie fans? Is it now amoral to watch the work of Hollywood elite who have done despicable things? We’re joined by Esquire’s senior culture editor, TYLER COATES.

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