Why Kirsten Gillibrand Should Keep Her Harassers’ Names Secret

I agree, if for no other reason than for the sake of the republic, that her harassers should not be made public. But at the same time, I also wish them to be brought to justice. Are both too much to ask?

TIME

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) revealed in a new book excerpt Wednesday that some male colleagues had called her “porky,” “chubby” and “fat.” Naturally, a shocked and offended public is demanding her harassers be brought to justice. Get the pitchforks! And the regular forks! Specifically, some male journalists are asking that Gillibrand name names, because they are so deeply concerned with curbing sexual harassment in American government:

Even I tweeted yesterday that we should try to guess the culprits, before I realized that that information is infinitely more valuable if it’s kept a secret.

Kay Steiger…

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