Even when Franken announced his forthcoming departure from Congress, he still claimed he did nothing wrong, despite the photos of him groping the breasts of a sleeping LeeAnn Tweeden:
How Does America Feel Regarding Calls for Franken to Reverse His Resignation?
Calls for Franken to reverse his resignation have engendered very strong criticism. Democrats have especially faced backlash. Many people noted the contradiction between claiming to advocate for women’s rights and supporting a man who has violated women’s rights.
Furthermore, other Americans have hypothesized that Democrats do not really care about sexual assault. Conspiracy theories about Democrats pretending to care while the Alabama Senate seat was up for grabs have also surfaced. Overall, the people of this nation have slammed newfound support of Franken as hypocritical and selective outrage regarding sexual assault.