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A report released on Tuesday by the New York attorney general’s office corroborated sexual harassment allegations against Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and, in doing so, broke a dam that had held for months after the first allegations emerged. President Biden called on Mr. Cuomo to resign. So did Jay Jacobs, the chairman of the New York State Democratic Party. And several congressional Democrats. And unions. And more.
But even as the governor’s institutional support slipped away, social media overflowed with three-word responses from Democrats and liberals, suggesting that the people investigating or denouncing Mr. Cuomo should turn their focus to Republicans accused of sexual misconduct: “Now do Trump.” “Now do Gaetz.”
It is a familiar refrain. Substitute the name of any prominent politician accused of sexual harassment or assault, and you will find people invoking them…