Julie, you’re of course completely right. I often focus on my one-liners (citizen’s arrest) at the expense of clarity. I don’t think what Billy Bush did was OK or acceptable. What I worry about is our immediate calls to fire someone or punish them publicly when their behavior isn’t up to par. That’s the part I find troubling and I imagine really turns people off. Silence in the face of harmful speech is certainly a form of a harmful speech in and of itself. Thanks for pointing that out. I’m lucky to have smart friends.

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