George H.W. Bush survived being #MeTooed by dying?

While alive, George H.W. Bush made the news for being a child molester: “Woman Says George H.W. Bush Groped Her When She Was 16: ‘I Was a Child'” (TIME, 11/13/2017). Also a Presidential butt-squeezer: “George HW Bush accused of groping woman while president” (Guardian, 11/26/2017).

Now that he is dead and buried, the #MeToo angle seems to have died with him. Current media stories don’t say “Former President and accused groper…”

If Les Moonves were to drop dead tomorrow, would his “transactional sex” in the workplace (nytimes) be forgiven/forgotten?

2 thoughts on “George H.W. Bush survived being #MeTooed by dying?

  1. Notice how McCain became darling of both Democrats and Republicans the second he died. He was pretty reactionary guy – actively campaigned to ban MMA for example.

  2. Fear not, there’s plenty of PoundMeToo outrage to go around! CBS News (who villifed a certain billionaire for consensually paying a pornstar) paid $5million to silence a survivor of a sexual assault by their high-profile employee:

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