A fifth woman has come forward to accuse U.S. Senator Al Franken, D-Minn., of sexual misconduct.
Army veteran Stephanie Kemplin says that when she was stationed in the Middle East during the Iraq War in 2003, she met Franken on a USO tour. When she took a photo with him, she claims, he groped her breast.
“When he put his arm around me, he groped my right breast. He kept his hand all the way over on my breast,” Kemplin told CNN. “I’ve never had a man put their arm around me and then cup my breast. So he was holding my breast on the side.” She said he held his hand there for at least five to ten seconds.
“I remember clenching up and how you just feel yourself flushed,” she said. “And I remember thinking — is he going to move his hand? Was it an accident? Was he going to move his hand? He never moved his hand.”
So, let’s review.
There’s photographic evidence of Leeann Tweeden’s claim that Franken groped her, also on a USO tour.
Lindsay Menz says Franken grabbed her butt at the Minnesota state fair in 2010, writing on Facebook at the time “Dude — Al Franken TOTALLY molested me! Creeper!”
And two more women, who spoke to the Huffington Post on condition of anonymity, each claim that Franken inappropriately touched them, one saying he’s a “serial groper.”
And yet Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is the only member of the U.S. Senate to even suggest that Franken should resign. Not a single Democrat is willing to stand up for women and call for this creep to vacate the Capitol.
And people wonder why Roy Moore is surging in Alabama …
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Chris Pandolfo is a staff writer and type-shouter for Conservative Review. He holds a B.A. in politics and economics from Hillsdale College. His interests are conservative political philosophy, the American founding, and progressive rock. Follow him on Twitter for doom-saying and great album recommendations @ChrisCPandolfo.
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