[Bronx Sen. Ruth] Hassell-Thompson said she finds it "very ironic" that the "other conference" has chosen not to be quiet on the topic of Monserrate, adding: "I guess I could point to a lot of different issues that probably should have been brought against some of their members." (Hassell-Thompson is chair of the Senate's Domestic Violence Task Force)
Yes! It's always a great strategy to dismiss someone's bad behavior by pointing out the bad behavior of others.
“It seems so unreal that a person with a reputation of defending victims of domestic violence would be charged with such a crime.” - Ann Jawin, founder of the Center for Women in New York.
Yes! We all know that it could never be that those who advocate vociferously against something couldn't possibly be doing that very thing behind closed doors.
"I'd rather have Vito Fossella loving two families than Hiram Monserrate attacking, allegedly, one girlfriend." - WNYC radio host Brian Lehrer