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Commentary: #MeToo feminists may not realize it, but their other target is sex and drugs and rock 'n' roll

Last fall, as the first #MeToo scandals scrolled across the cable news chyron, I happened to be reading "Sticky Fingers," Joe Hagan's biography of Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner. As Hagan describes the magazine's early years in the 1960s, just about everyone on the staff was having sex with everyone else.

Did the women of Rolling Stone consent to the goings-on at what today would be regarded as an illegal den of harassment? It seems they did. In the ladies' room, they scribbled graffiti ranking male staffers for their sexual performance - not, as girls do on college campuses today, the names of rapists in their midst. Jane Wenner, Jann's wife, was known to judge job seekers by "whether a candidate was attracted to her"

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