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Is 23 Years A Bit Too Harsh For Harvey Weinstein?

Hollywood shot caller, Harvey Weinstein, with connections to the rich and famous, such as Oprah Winfrey, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, was recently sentenced to 23 years in prison for accusations of sexual assault and other related sex crimes stemming from some decades long history of predatory behavior. He now resides on the infamous Rikers Island in NYC. More than 80 women accused Weinstein, but Weinstein was found guilty of felony attack on Ms. Haley and for the rape of Ms. Mann. The majority of onlookers and critics share the belief that Harvey was dealt the hand that he deserved. Meanwhile, there’s those that may not accept the idea of reaching into the past to condemn acts by today’s standards. They’d say that it’s blasphemy to erase the accomplishments and accolades of a Harvey Weinstein or even a Bill Cosby because of this, and if so, then quickly forget about the careers, positions and opportunities that he created by whatever means. Everyone has shame in the pockets of at least one of their pants that they’d love to forget in the wash. Needless to say, life is about more than pants in the wash or getting into someone’s. In any event, guilty is guilty…but in light of turning over a new leaf and second chances, is 23 years in prison a just sentence for who we were yesterday?

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